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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 June 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,323.00 - £33,814.00 Annually (Actual) MPS M1-M3 £30,000-£33,814 or Unqualified 3-6 £25,323-£32,134

Nursery Teacher or Lead Practitioner job summary

Nursery Teacher or Lead Practitioner

We are looking for a creative and innovative Teacher to join our supportive team and play a key role in motivating and inspiring young learners. In everything we do, we aim to create a positive and safe environment to foster success and impact our students’ lives. You will be joining a team who have the children at the centre of everything that they do. Overall, The Rushmere Park Academy is a school that is dedicated to providing an outstanding education to every child. Our lovely students, hardworking teachers, and supportive parents create a community that is committed to excellence in all areas of education.

We are a friendly and relatively small staff team within a single form entry lower school and nursery, graded ‘Good’ by OFSTED. The nursery team are committed and passionate about the care and progress of our youngest learners.

The Rushmere Park Academy is a great school where all children are provided with the opportunity to thrive.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed by the Principal.

The successful candidate will have:

At least one of these qualifications: QTS / EYPS / EYTS

Passion for Education: Ideal candidates should have a genuine love for teaching and a strong desire to make a difference.

Creativity: Children respond well to engaging and creative teaching methods. Ideal candidates should be able to think outside the box and come up with new and exciting ways to teach.

Excellent Communication Skills: Ideal candidates should be able to communicate effectively with both students and parents. They should be able to explain complex ideas in simple terms and be able to give constructive feedback.

Strong Organisational Skills: with your responsibilities, it is important to be organised and efficient. Ideal candidates should be able to manage their time effectively and have strong organisational skills.

Team Player: Teaching is a collaborative effort, and ideal candidates should be able to work well with colleagues and other members of staff.

Continuous Learning: Ideal candidates should be committed to ongoing professional development and should be willing to learn and adapt to new teaching methods and technologies.

Job Specifics:

Start date: September 2024

Salary: MPS M1-M3 £30,000-£33,814 or Unqualified 3-6 £25,323-£32,134

Contract: Full time, permanent, Teacher T&C’s

The Shared Learning Trust – Staff Benefits

We offer a fantastic range of benefits across our trust, supporting our staff in a variety of ways. From an extensive Wellbeing package to an onsite car wash, you can be reassured that we have your best interests at heart.

Perkbox and Perkbox Medical

NPQ’s Teacher Development Trust and training courses with The National College

Staff social events, including 5 a-side football and BBQs

Reduced gym membership rates and free on-site gym

Staff recognition with reward shopping vouchers

On-site Indian head or shoulder massage

Online delivery drop off service, including Amazon

Free eye test vouchers

Support for all staff with an experienced licensed counsellor

Free tea and coffee plus a reusable bamboo coffee cup for new starters

Free onsite car parking at all academies

Cycle to work scheme

Enhanced pension employers’ contribution and death in service payment

Refer a friend £500 bonus scheme


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 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.

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

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
190 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 9

Lower School

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