Nursery Class Teacher (SEND), Croydon, Surrey

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Crosfield Nursery SchoolCroydon, Surrey

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Start date: 1st May 2018 or earlier if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Range/Unqualified Teacher Pay Range + SEN/learning and teaching allowance + OLA
Contract term: Permanent

Crosfield is a lively, multicultural Nursery School with additional Early Years Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) provision at Malling Close. Known as the Crosfield Rainbow Group, this caters for up to 27 children, aged 2-4 years with a range of complex medical and/or significant learning needs and disabilities.

The school also serves as hub of the Crosfield Children’s Centre group, offering services across a range of sites, including Malling Close. This is an exciting opportunity to join an outward looking nursery school, committed to Croydon Best Start and ambitious in engaging with partner services to provide high quality early education for young children. 

The Governors are seeking to appoint an experienced and committed class teacher to have shared responsibility for the learning and development of children across the Rainbow Group provision. The successful applicant will also have a key role in supporting colleagues’ observation, assessment and record keeping.

Our Rainbow Group nursery class teacher will be:

*An outstanding early years practitioner with experience of working with children who have complex SEND

*Passionate about early years education and able to motivate and inspire others

*Committed to partnership working and able to work with the SENCO and other professional services to set high expectations and provide an aspirational learning environment where every child is enabled to make good progress

*Hard working and enthusiastic with the capacity to grow and develop in the role

*Able to demonstrate experience of leading and managing colleagues to improve outcomes

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required.

Visits to the Nursery School Rainbow Group and Children’s Centre are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or find out more information, please contact

* the Rainbow Group SENCO, Rachel Le through the office at Malling Close 

(020 8655 5684) or 

*the Executive Head Teacher, Jaqi Stevenson through the office at Crosfield Nursery School and Children’s Centre, Elborough Road site - (020 8654 7566)

Completed application forms should be returned to the Executive Head Teacher at the Elborough Road address or by e-mail to .

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More about Crosfield Nursery School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Early Years
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 5 years
Address: Elborough Road, South Norwood, London, SE25 5BD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8654 7566