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  • Start date details

    September 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.

  • Closing date

    19 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 July 2024

Job details

Job role

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Working pattern

Full time, term time: 37 - 40 hours

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £30,296.00 to £36,648.00 (negotiable on experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Leechpool Primary School is seeking to appoint a motivated, competent, and experienced Early Years professional to join and lead our caring and dedicated 26 place nursery and after-school team in September 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.

We are particularly looking for an individual who can manage the delivery of new developments to nursery and after-school club provision. The setting enjoys purpose-built facilities including a nursery classroom, an EYFS outdoor area, and access to the school’s grounds and further facilities.

What the school offers its staff

We will consider a range of qualifications starting from with a minimum Level 3 Qualification in Childcare. We particularly welcome applications from individuals who have a proven track record in managing a nursery or pre-school at deputy manager level. Full training and support will be given.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Leechpool Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
417 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01403 210233

Leechpool Primary School is a large, friendly, vibrant school for children from 4 to 11 years old, situated in north-east Horsham. There are two classes in each year group, with no class having more than 30 pupils. We also have a 24 place nursery within the school grounds which is open 5 days a week.

We are fully inclusive and every child really does matter to us. We recognise the individuality of every child and endeavour to meet their needs in a caring way, always challenging and supporting them to take the next steps in their learning.

Arranging a visit to Leechpool Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sbm@leechpool.w-sussex.sch.uk.

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