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  • Start date details

    With immediate effect or following a notice period

  • Closing date

    27 October 2023 at 8am

  • Date listed

    28 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,441.00 Annually (FTE) NJC L1b pt.2 £20,441 FTE (Actual salary £16,837)

Nursery Practitioner Early Years Term Time job summary

Nursery Practitioner

The Rushmere Park Academy are looking to recruit a Nursery Practitioner to join our delightful and successful team on a full-time basis. We are looking to appoint an individual willing to work as part of a team in order to provide a purposeful, stimulating environment that is rich in learning opportunities, which allow all our children to play, develop and learn.

It is very important to us that we provide a high level of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for all our children ensuring positive development and growth. Therefore, we are seeking a new member of our team with experience working in a Nursery setting that will be as equally committed and passionate as we are. 

Key Duties

·       To promote the acceptance and inclusion of the pupils with SEND, encouraging pupils to interact with each other in an appropriate and acceptable manner

·       Monitor the pupil’s response to the learning activities and, where appropriate, modify or adapt the activities as agreed with the teacher to achieve the intended learning outcomes.

·       To give positive encouragement, feedback and praise to reinforce and sustain the pupil’s efforts and develop self-reliance and self-esteem.

The successful candidate will

·       Be passionate and have a proven success of working with children

·       Have up to date knowledge of legislation relating to Early Years such as EYFS, SEND, Safeguarding and the Childcare Act 2006

·       Have knowledge of child development and children’s’ needs

·       Have the ability to encourage partnership working between parents/carers and families

·       Be able to communicate well with both adults and children

·       Hold good organisational skills and have the ability, flexibility and willingness to take on other responsibilities or duties as deemed necessary

·       Understand Equal Opportunities and an awareness of Health and Safety and practical hygiene issues


Job Specifics

Start Date: With immediate effect or following a notice period

Salary: NJC L1b pt.2 £20,441 FTE (Actual salary £16,837)

Job Role: Permanent, Term-time and 5 INSET days. Full-time 35 hours per week Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4pm

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the deadline date.


We believe in the safeguarding and welfare of children and expect all staff to share this view’.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer. The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the deadline date.

The Department for Education (DfE) has set out statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ for schools and colleges on safeguarding.

Safeguarding is defined in paragraph 4 as:

“Protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.”

The definition of 'children' includes everyone under the age of 18.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Shared Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and child protection at every stage of the recruitment process.
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About The Rushmere Park Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
170 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 9

Lower School

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