Nursery Leader

Hardwick Primary School, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 1XE

This job expired on 27 June 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 June 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 June 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type



£18,419 - £28,735 Dependant upon experience

Nursery Leader job summary

Hardwick Primary School are seeking to appoint a Level 6 Nursery Leader or ECT who will be responsible for the academic and emotional development and attainment of our youngest enthusiastic and engaged children.

We are looking for a highly motivated, passionate person with a minimum level 6 qualification or equivalent, who has experience of teaching in early years. The successful candidate will be prepared to work hard and respond positively to the challenges of day to day school life and will be committed to supporting children to achieve the very best they can through an engaging, creative curriculum.

Your opportunity

Our Nursery Leaders really are valued members of our team and are expected to support the education and progress of all the children attending our nursery.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our diverse and welcoming primary school. Our schools have a passion for and, understanding of, what effective learning is and we help to inspire our pupils to be the best they can be. In return for your hard work we can offer excellent CPD opportunities and the support of a strong collaborative team.

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification carefully to ensure your personal application statement demonstrates how your skills match what we are looking for.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a candidate who will be:

An outstanding early years practitioner.
Committed to high standards of teaching and learning.
Excellent communication skills, with proven experience liaising with parents and carers.
Innovative and inspirational.
Enthusiastic and committed to a strong belief in teamwork.
Able challenge and motivate children.
Committed to working with parents and the wider community.
Passionate about the children's learning, progression and welfare.

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Supporting documents

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About Hardwick Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
242 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
01295 574004

About the Banbury Cluster

Consisting of four schools, the Banbury cluster has a collaborative approach towards working; this means the schools can work closely together to provide an outstanding educational experience to the local communities.

The schools benefit from being able to share resources and support each other where needed. It will also allow for more opportunities for career progression across the cluster and give you the chance to enhance your professional development.

Longford Park was graded Outstanding in September 2021 and goes from Nursery to Year 4, William Morris is an Outstanding, one form entry primary school, Hardwick is an established one form entry primary school and Cherry Fields (Nursery to Year 1) is an exciting new build school.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 41 academies or in our central team.

Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils
Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
41 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education
GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme or Teachers Pension Scheme
Flexible working options
Generous holiday allowance
Work life and family friendly policies
Employee wellbeing initiatives
Career pathways and talent management
Access to a staff benefits portal
Community and collaboration working model
Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

School: Hardwick Primary School ( Part of the Banbury Cluster of Schools)

Start Date: September 2022

Salary: GUNQ1 - GUNQ6 £18,419 - £28,735 Dependant upon experience

Contract: Full time - Permanent

Job Expires: Monday 27th June 2022

Interviews: Thursday 30th June 2022

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