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  • Job start date

    3 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

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Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 35 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

F1 - F6

What skills and experience we're looking for

St Martin’s School Nursery are looking for a motivated and passionate Outdoor Nursery Lead to become a part of our busy and lively nursery family.

Our ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills and be a proactive team player with outstanding communication skills, who will focus all their energy on the wonderful children in their care.

You will enjoy singing in front of an audience and be able to cheerfully read stories (with voices).

Any invitation to be a part of a child’s play should be embraced wholeheartedly , taking on any role bestowed upon you in an enthusiastic manner.

You must be able to remain calm and focussed in a noise filled environment.

A high level of multitasking is essential.

Nose wiping skills are desired.

Requirements for our wonderful outdoor provision include the ability to make mud pies, pretending to enjoy eating mud kitchen creations, showing curiosity when identifying and handling minibeasts, dancing in the rain and jumping in muddy puddles.

A good memory is essential for remembering the names of many children, their parents, siblings, grandparents, pets and special soft toys.

Be warm, caring and smiling with the ability to give comforting cuddles when needed.

We are looking to appoint someone who can:

  • be a proactive leader in supporting our team approach with good interpersonal skills.
  • contribute to our Church of England ethos.
  • maintain a dynamic, inspirational, yet challenging, learning environment.
  • secure high quality relationships with parents, carers and the wider community.
  • demonstrate a desire to ensure that every single child can achieve the best of their ability, through effective differentiation and high-quality teaching.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer you:

  • a welcoming and friendly team environment within a MAT committed to staff development.
  • a beautiful setting, focused on the ‘Great Outdoors’, within a caring and supportive community.
  • wonderful children who are eager to learn new skills.
  • the opportunity to flourish within a supportive and forward thinking school family.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@stbarnabasmat.com

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About St Martin's CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
272 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01579 344042

St Barnabas Multi Academy Trust is made up of a group of 13 schools, of which St Martin's CE Primary School is one, who work closely together in order to ensure they provide the best education for pupils in the Liskeard Area. Our vision is that of the parable of the lost sheep. We work hard to ensure that everyone is valued and that nobody gets left behind.
The Trust is evolving all the time, most recent developments include; improvements to the delivery of reading, a focus on the teaching oracy, development towards a 'Knowledge Rich Curriculum', a full outdoor programme from YR-Y6 and a residential programme that includes all pupils from Y2 to Y6.
School leaders work closely together sharing expertise. Senior leaders from each school meet fortnightly with the CEO to effect change and support each other to raise standards across the Trust.

Schools are supported by our central team in areas including; safeguarding, information management & GDPR, financial planning, processing & auditing, estates management, writing bids for capital funding, health and safety, technical infrastructure and hardware.
Teachers across the Trust share the workload by actively working together to support; subject leadership, curriculum development, planning, outdoor education and residential visits. In this way everyone feels part of the wider organisation and understand the benefits of a collaborative approach.

Arranging a visit to St Martin's CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ljacques@stbarnabasmat.com.

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