Nursery Lead/Teacher, LONDON

Closing date:

Newport SchoolLONDON

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MAIN PAY SCALE + TLR 2 MINIMUM (Outer London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Teaching Opportunities at  Opossum Federation   

Nursery Leader Required as soon as possible  

At Opossum, we believe that all pupils deserve high quality education which engages, inspires and challenges; so that everyone meets their full potential. We strive to create safe and happy learning environments which promote independence and high expectations of all. We are committed to providing opportunities which promote open mindedness, empathy and celebration of the rich and diverse communities which we serve; so that everyone is able to contribute positively to society. We are dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyle choices so that our pupils develop physically, emotionally and morally. We are determined that our pupils will be successful and will leave us as confident, highly educated members of the community.   We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Early Years teacher to join our team as soon as possible. 

The successful candidate will be employed as a teacher with a teaching and learning responsibility (TLR) to manage the Opossum Nursery.  

Salary: Main Pay Scale + TLR 2 minimum (£2,721)  

Alongside a teaching responsibility, the successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day running of the Nursery which a particular focus on ensuring a smooth and safe start and end to each session and to enhance practice be being able to act as a professional role model to all other adults within the setting.   

What we offer: 

• All our teachers are provided with an iPad, Mac Air, and access to other necessary resources. 

• An enhanced PPA offer - In addition to PPA release time we provide additional non-contact days each half term for planning and assessment moderation.  

• Teachers recruited to are offered a competitive London salary package (a recruitment and retention package).

 • Specialist Tutors/Professionals to support service delivery.  

• An innovative personalised Professional Development for all career stages.   

If our offer is what you are looking for and you feel you have the necessary skills to contribute to our continuing successful journey we would love to hear from you.   

To download an application pack, please visit either of our website at Please submit all completed Applications to Raihana Patel at  

Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered. 

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 15th October 2018, 5.00pm  

All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and Satisfactory References and candidates are required to submit a self – disclosure form with their application.  

The school is registered in accordance with the General  Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and  the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) as currently set out in the  Data Protection Bill. The school is required to share some of the data with the Local Authority and with the DfE.

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More about Newport School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Newport Road, Leyton, London, E10 6PJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8539 4552