Pre-School Lead

Jewell Academy Bournemouth, Bournemouth, BH8 0LT

6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Application deadline

    5 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Hours for this role are 31.25 hours a week, 8:30am - 3:15pm Monday - Friday and will become permanent following a successful 3-month probationary period

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

NJC12 (£22,571) - NJC17 (£24,920), Starting pro rata salary NJC12 £16,253.24

Pre-School Lead job summary

Are you passionate about working with children and have the ability to inspire learning and support development? If so, then we would really like to meet you!

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Pre-school Lead to join our team. You should be a positive and enthusiastic person who loves working with children and helping them to strive for their best.

Hours for this role are 31.25 hours a week, 8:30am - 3:15pm Monday - Friday and will become permanent following a successful 3-month probationary period

As a Pre-school Lead you will be responsible for running the pre-school and managing a team of around 3 or 4 so we are looking for someone who has ideally been in a senior position or in a role that has some exposure to senior responsibilities and experience of working with children 0-5 years who is happy to branch out to potentially work with older children.

The successful candidate will be childcare qualified to Level 3 / 4 from a recognised awarding scheme (CWDC Diploma, NNEB, BTEC, NVQ, CACHE). Have training in the Early Years Foundation Stage, child protection and safeguarding children and behaviour management.

Children will be at the heart of your work. You must be able to demonstrate that you understand the importance of educating the whole child, that you want the very best for them and are prepared to put their needs first.

Applying for the job

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How to Apply

Please click the ‘fast apply’ button and fill out the application form

When applying, you must fill in the supporting statement section on the application form stating specific examples from your own experience demonstrating how you meet the professional expertise and skills criteria in the person specification.

Closing date – 5th October 2022 – 10am

Interview date – WC 10th October 2022

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Supporting documents

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About Jewell Academy Bournemouth

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
401 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number

Jewell Academy Bournemouth opened in September 2013 as a brand-new school, serving the Townsend area of Bournemouth and operating as part of the growing Aspirations Academies Trust. We grew from a two-year school in 2013 to a full school by 2019 and have a full preschool on site. We have a wonderful close-knit team here at Jewell and we support our staff with their career progression by offering innovative and targeted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities so they can get where they want to be.

Arranging a visit to Jewell Academy Bournemouth

Visits to our academy are welcomed and encouraged and we look forward to meeting you. Further details can be requested from the school office and we will be happy to speak with you via telephone or Google Hangouts.

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