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  • Job start date

    5 June 2023

  • Closing date

    3 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 6 months

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The role of the nursery manager will be to provide professional leadership and management of the nursery to deliver the highest standards of care and education. Our ideal candidate would be confident, calm and patient and be highly skilled in building a positive relationship with children and their families. Suitable applicants will need to demonstrate their ability to lead and work as a part of a team, have a sound understanding of child development and the Early Years Framework, have a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and show a commitment to supporting children with individual academic, welfare and medical needs.

We require applicants to have at least three year’s experience working in early years and hold a full and relevant qualification in Early Years at Level 3 or above (Early Years Degree preferred). We are looking for an addition to our wonderful team who has the energy and enthusiasm to make a difference!

What the school offers its staff

Richard de Clare Community Academy, Halstead, is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, nurturing and experienced nursery practitioner/teacher to lead our nursery team in Knight’s Nursery. Our provision, that is part of a two form entry primary school, has its own purpose built environment and provides high-quality learning experiences for 3 and 4 year olds. We have a setting that supports, encourages and nurtures young children and their families and has a strong commitment to children learning through play both indoors and outdoors.

We welcome applications from all interested persons who are able to fulfil the person specification and job description. The school fully supports the professional development of all staff and will provide the necessary support and training for the successful applicant. We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is required for this post.

Commitment to safeguarding

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references. Bridge Academy Trust welcomes applications from those of all backgrounds, faiths and ethnic groups.

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About Richard de Clare Community Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
359 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01787 471153

At Richard de Clare Community Academy we aim to ensure that all children have a happy and successful experience at our school. All that we do is underpinned by our core school rules of being kind, being safe and being respectful. We believe that all children have the right to be respected and have the responsibility to learn how to respect others.

Richard de Clare Community Academy is part of the Bridge Academy Trust: a collegiate and collaborative Trust, where, first and foremost, each school is a place of (high quality) learning, where young people ENJOY, ENRICH & ACHIEVE. The core purpose is to provide high quality continuity of every child’s journey through education from 3 to 19, with a community and school-led school improvement approach and long-term sustainable strategy

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