24 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 January 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Cover for 1 year

Pay scale

Teachers Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

Somerset is an outstanding and inspirational maintained Nursery School in the heart of the Battersea community and part of the Wandsworth Federation of Maintained Nursery Schools. The Governors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspiring Class Teacher and Special Education Needs Coordinator (SENCO)

You will need to be:

  • an outstanding qualified teacher (QTS) with a commitment to high quality early year’s practice
  • an excellent understanding of how young children learn
  • passionate about excellence
  • positive, enthusiastic and creative
  • experienced in working with children with SEND and supporting their families
  • experienced in working with a range of professionals to plan and review SEND provision for children
  • a successful leader, able to communicate well with everyone inside and outside the school
  • flexible and energetic

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • experienced, friendly and supportive staff
  • an ethos where each child is valued as an individual
  • an open-plan well-resourced learning environment with an extensive outdoor area
  • a learning community where parents are valued as partners
  • strong leadership with a clear strategic direction
  • excellent professional development opportunities to ensure your individual needs are met

You will be joining a committed and dynamic staff team and an experienced and knowledgeable governing body, all dedicated to providing an exciting, stimulating and safe environment for the children.

Visits to the School are very much encouraged. Please ring to arrange an appointment.

Further details about the role

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 admin@somerset.wandsworth.sch.uk or post.

Please address the person specification when completing the application form.

Closing date: 20 February 2023 (at noon)

Interview date: date TBC

Pre interview references will be sought

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to a DBS check and social media checks.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to admin@somerset.wandsworth.sch.uk

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Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Somerset Nursery School and Children's Centre

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 5
Education phase
View all Nurseryjobs
School size
49 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 5

Arranging a visit to Somerset Nursery School and Children's Centre

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@somerset.wandsworth.sch.u.

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