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  • Closing date

    23 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Job role

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Working pattern

Full time, term time: 42 weeks per year, 37.5 hours per week; actual salary £29,471.48

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale

Grade 5 (Inner London)

Additional allowances

Performance & Loyalty Bonus + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Additional Harris Benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

Harris Academy Chobham is looking for a Nursery Nurse to join our early years team, leading on EYFS in our wraparound provision.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Qualifications to GCSE Level standard or equivalent
  • Qualifications to Level 3 in Childcare and Education
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software
  • Basic knowledge of first aid
  • Willingness to have First aid Training
  • Knowledge of a range of learning barriers including special needs
  • Some knowledge of some of the social issues facing students from disadvantaged background

For a full job description and person specification, please download the Job Pack.

What the school offers its staff

Chobham Academy is always on the lookout for inspirational and influential staff. Most of all, we are on the lookout for potential colleagues who like our students and want to help them succeed. In order to help our staff have the best possible experience and achieve a proper work- life balance, we have put into place a range of measures to benefit both our teaching and students services colleagues.

We place high emphasis on staff wellbeing at Chobham. This helps colleagues to be happier and more effective in their work. Staff are regularly consulted about their wellbeing and the outcomes of these consultations have a direct and rapid impact upon the Academy's approach to supporting staff wellbeing.

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level to senior leadership.We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance for teachers on MPS/UPS, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, electric car scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.

Further details about the role

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading on wraparound provision in the Early Years – ordering catering, planning provision, liaising with parents and carers, liaising with Nursery manager
  • Being a key worker in the nursery provision and contribute to the teaching, planning, observations, and assessments
  • Ensuring the classroom environment and provision is engaging, reflective of the needs and interests of the children and is continually changing
  • Ensuring all Nursery students identified for support are given every opportunity to access the curriculum
  • Encouraging the children's development, independence, self-reliance, initiative, and problem-solving skills
  • Working with the teacher to ensure provision supports each identified child's learning and progress
  • Highlighting individual children's learning needs to the class teacher and agree how they will be supported in each lesson
  • Being supportive and welcoming to parents, recognising the expert knowledge they have of their children and encouraging and valuing their involvement
  • Working alongside the teacher in evaluating identified children's progress through agreed assessment activities
  • Observing identified children in lessons, providing teachers with feedback on participation and progress
  • Supporting identified children to engage with the learning objectives set for the lesson
  • Attending to the needs of sick or injured children, applying first aid as necessary, recording accidents, and caring for children who are unwell
  • Supporting all children including those who are identified as having special developmental requirements

Commitment to safeguarding

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.

Applying for the job

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About Harris Academy Chobham

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 18
School size
2041 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18
Phone number
0203 747 6060

Chobham Academy opened in September 2013 as part of the Harris Federation. Our 3-18 academy is a world class educational legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Situated within the East Village complex, the academy serves the community newly established in 2,800 new homes, along with existing communities in Newham and Waltham Forest. Chobham Academy is judged "Outstanding" in every category by Ofsted.

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