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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    1 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 November 2023

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£17,570.00 - £18,015.00 Annually (Actual) Fixed Term Contract to 31st August 2023

Nursery Practitioner/Deputy Nursery Manager job summary

Are you brilliant with child and want to join a great school with amazing pupils, welcoming parents/carers and an inclusive staff team? St Marys is looking for a NVQ Level 3 in Early Years and Care or equivalent to join this fantastic Nurser based in St Mary's school in the heart of Fairford Leys in Aylesbury on a fixed term contract until 31st August 2023.

At St Mary's school, we are proud of our good OFSTED rating (2019) and our Good SIAMS rating (2018).  We are confident that at St Mary's you will find a community where standards of behaviour and respect for others are given a high priority, where every child is encouraged to strive to achieve their best in an environment where children are happy and eager to learn.

The  role within St Marys school is of key importance. You will be responsible for providing the children and teaching staff which the support they need to Shine. 

Support children with Educational Healthcare Plans on a 1:1 basis as required

As Deputy Nursery Manager:

  • The Deputy Nursery Manager is a qualified childcare professional with the responsibility for the day to day running of their room.
  • They perform an important role caring for children, maintaining a high quality, stimulating learning environment, supervising staff and imparting their knowledge and skills to others.
  • They are creative and reflective leaders able to implement new ideas and use a range of strategies to continually improve practice and support the management team.

As Nursery Practitioner:

  • Work with the Nursery Team to raise the learning and attainment of pupils 
  • Promote pupils’ independence, self-esteem and social inclusion 
  • Give support to pupils, individually or in groups, so they can access the curriculum, take part in learning and experience a sense of achievement
  • Support children with Educational Healthcare Plans on a 1:1 basis as required

Full details of the role are provided in the job description. 

The ODBST   is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  Post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check.    ODBST is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 because it is a post which involves working directly with children or young people and the applicant is required to declare any criminal convictions (or cautions or bind-overs) including those which are “spent”.  The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013, 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account.  Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website: Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975 

Commitment to safeguarding

The ODBST is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check. ODBST is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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About St Mary's Church of England School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
455 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

St Mary’s is a Church of England Voluntary Controlled School and Nursery - a friendly and welcoming school with high aspirations for every child where we aspire all to 'Shine as lights in the world'.

If you are finding out about St Mary's CE School for the first time, I hope that this will encourage you to come and meet our pupils and staff.



St Mary's CE School is first and foremost a learning environment. We prepare young people for a happy confident entry to the world. This means building their confidence and belief in themselves, helping them to make good friends and to develop a wide range of interests and skills, as well as inspiring them to achieve academic excellence.

We are a successful and popular school in the heart of its local community of Fairford Leys on the outskirts of Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.

We are confident that at St Mary's you will find a community where standards of behaviour and respect for others are given a high priority, where every child is encouraged to strive to achieve their best in an environment where children are happy and eager to learn. Everything we do is underpinned by our Christian values.

You will see that St Mary's is a busy, vibrant place with never a dull moment!

I hope that you find the information on our website useful and if you have not already done so, you are very welcome to visit us, please contact the school office to arrange a suitable time.

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