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  • Start date details

    Required to start from September 2024

  • Closing date

    27 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

Teachers Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

This Nursery teacher post from September 2024 is ideal for either an ambitious and highly motivated ECT, or an experienced Early Years teacher. We are looking for an outstanding candidate who has a passion for working with young children and can demonstrate excellent practice with a commitment to maintaining high standards of teaching and learning. You will be joining our talented and supportive team intheEYFS.

You should have:

  • a good knowledge and understanding of the Early Years curriculum, Development matters and the Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework 2021
  • an excellentunderstanding of the importance ofcommunication and language within the early years,early reading and the teaching of daily high-quality phonics lessons.
  • an excellent understanding of the prime and specific areas of learning and of the Characteristics of Effective Learning
  • the ability to work within a team, manage staff and communicate clearly with all adults and services involved with the EYFS.
  • to have excellent classroom organisation and behaviour management strategies.
  • be familiar with the SEND code of practice and how to ensure provision is appropriate to all learners
  • have a good understanding of how children are assessed in the Early Years including the Reception Baseline and Early Years Foundation Stage Profile
  • to be able to make sound assessments based on professional judgment and knowledge and understanding of what a child knows, understands, and can do.
  • a complete commitment to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all pupils.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer:

  • excellent opportunities for professional development. As a school we have a strong track record in developing middle leaders.
  • a well-resourced curriculum
  • a friendly and supportive working environment with a dedicated staff team, hardworking children and supportive parents.
  • specialist teachers in Computing, Music and PE
  • astro Turf Sports Pitch
  • for ECT applicants, a commitment to professional development through training and mentoring, a bespoke ECT programme and dedicated ECT & PPA release time

The successful applicant would join the ‘Sacred Heart family” and be part of the Federation of Sacred Heart and St Mary’s schools. Sacred Heart is an established, happy, diverse and successful school where children enjoy learning, benefiting from quality first teaching across all phases. We are committed to providing a creative broad and balanced curriculum and have specialist music, PE, computing and Italian teachers. All of this is rooted within our Catholic faith and gospel values. We welcome applications from Catholic teachers and those who are sympathetic to the Catholic faith.

Further details about the role

Visits are warmly welcomed. We look forward to hearing from you and would encourage you to contact Mrs Byrne at Sacred Heart via the school office.Mrs Walsh, the EYFS Lead, will be happy to show candidates around the school.

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below or from the Wandsworth Council website https://jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/.

Completed application should be returned to the school either by email: bursar@sacredheart-battersea.wandsworth.sch.uk or by post.

Closing date: Thursday 27th June 2024 (at noon)
Shortlisting: Thursday 27th June 2024 Interviews: 2nd July 2024

The Federation of Sacred Heart and St Mary’s RC Primary Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to pre-employment checks including a health check, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

CVs are not accepted.

Sacred Heart RC Primary School
Este Road
London, SW11 2TD
Tel no: 0207 223 5611
Email: admin@sacredheartbattersea.wandsworth.sch.uk Executive Headteacher: Mr J. Brading Associate Headteacher: Mrs N Byrne

Commitment to safeguarding

“The Federation of Sacred Heart and St Mary’s Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment.”

“The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to pre-employment checks including a health check, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.”

CVs are not accepted.

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About Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Battersea

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
352 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

The Federation of Sacred Heart and St Mary’s Catholic Primary Schools, Battersea

Arranging a visit to Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Battersea

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bursar@sacredheart-battersea.wandsworth.sch.uk.

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