Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    Required from September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 February 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Maternity Leave Cover for 1 year

Pay scale

Teachers Main Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

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

Further details about the role

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 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.

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Completed application forms are to be returned to the school by post or email

Please address the person specification when completing the application form.

Closing date: 27th March 2023 (at noon)
Interview date: date TBC
Pre interview references will be sought

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.


157-159 Battersea Church Road
London SW11 3ND
Tel: 020 7223 5455
Fax: 020 7228 4989

Commitment to safeguarding

developing and retaining the most talented people of all backgrounds and valuing the varied skills, experiences and perspectives they can bring to reflect the diverse community we serve. We strive to ensure that applicants are considered solely based on their skills and abilities. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We 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. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. 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

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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

Our children are at the heart of everything we do. We are the largest maintained provider of nursery schools in Wandsworth, and fulfil a strategic role in early years provision across the Local Authority. We potentially cater for over 200 children across our four sites, and the children range from 0–5 years old. Many come from disadvantaged backgrounds, and we are immensely proud of our outstanding inclusive provision.

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