- Early years
- MPS OR UPS (Depending on experience)
Nursery Teacher job summary
Post Title: Nursery Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time - 32.5 hours per week, for 39 weeks per year.
Scale Grade: MPS or UPS (depending on experience)
Based at: Sherwell Valley Primary School, Hawkins Avenue, Chelston, Torquay. TQ2 6ES
Organisation: Torbay Council
Closing date: 9am on Friday 8th July 2022
Shortlisting: Friday 8th July 2022
Interview date: Friday 15th July 2022
Start date: Preferably September however a start date of January 1st would be considered for the right candidate.
Are you a passionate and experienced nursery teacher looking for a new challenge? We are hoping to recruit a teacher to come and lead our nursery and make a very real difference to the life chances of the fantastic children that we serve. You will be supported by a highly professional and able team of nursery practitioners as well as a strong leadership team.
The right candidate for this post will be someone who understands early child development and knows how to create an outstanding nursery provision. You will also need to be someone who can lead others and inspire them to do the very best for the children in their care. In return you will be provided with an accredited leadership development program which will support you in growing both your teaching and management skills.
Sherwell Valley is a great place to work and to learn and we are excited to be extending our team at this time. Professional development and growth is really important to us and, as a large school, opportunities for both are frequent and diverse. We also benefit hugely from having lovely children, a supportive community and a fabulous school environment.
The successful candidate will have:
• Be forward thinking and able to work independently when required.
• Be able and confident to manage the established nursery team
• Experience of relevant safeguarding training
• Understanding of principles of early years child development and learning processes and barriers to learning.
• Must be an organised individual and manage the administrative demands of the role.
• Successful leadership and management experience in a school or other relevant organisation
This post falls into the category of Regulated Activity. Sherwell Valley Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. An enhanced DBS check is required for this post.
Applying for the job
Please send your completed application form to Tracey Young by emailing email@example.com or by posting it to:
Sherwell Valley Primary School
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