Nursery Leader, Hereford

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Hereford Cathedral Junior SchoolHereford

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Start date: Starting date: 3rd September 2018, or earlier if possible.
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: FTE salary of £18,970. This equates to £15,355 for a term time + 10 days work pattern
Contract term: Permanent

Hereford Cathedral Junior School seeks a capable, experienced and personable Nursery Leader. As Nursery Leader, you will play a pivotal role in our school, welcoming new children and families and overseeing the delivery of high quality education and care for which our Nursery is well known.   

Location: Hereford Cathedral Junior School, 28 Castle Street, Hereford, and specifically in our Nursery on Quay Street  

Starting date: 3rd September 2018, or earlier if possible.   

Work pattern: full time (term time plus 10 working days in the school holidays). Currently this post is term time plus ten days, though there may be need for an increase working hours in the future.   

Salary: This post is paid from point 13-18 on the Support Staff Scale. Point 13 is a FTE salary of £18,970. This equates to £15,355 for the work pattern detailed above.

Our Nursery is located in a self-contained, specially adapted building which is bright, welcoming and secure; children and staff also have access to all school facilities. Our Nursery accepts children from the age of three.   

The school has high standards across the board and an enviable reputation for Sport, Music and Drama. It was found to be “excellent” in each of the eight categories by ISI in its last inspection.   

An application form and information pack, including details of opportunities to visit the school, may be downloaded from the school website Completed applications should be accompanied by a covering letter and sent to Mrs Cath Knowles, Hereford Cathedral School, Old Deanery, The Cathedral Close, Hereford HR1 2NG or to .   

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointments are subject to DBS clearance, satisfactory employment references and pre-employment checks.  

The Application Process  

Opportunities for potential candidates to visit the school: Friday 9th March 2.00pm-3.00pm. Please contact Mrs Lucy Stonehouse, Head’s PA ( to register, or to organise an alternative time if necessary.  Candidates will not be disadvantaged if they do not visit the school before applying.   

Closing Date: midday on Thursday 15th March All applications will be acknowledged.  

Interview date: Wednesday 21st March During the day, candidates will have ample opportunity to get a feel for the school, meeting children and staff. Candidates will be asked to teach a lesson, and will meet the Head and other key personnel.   

Appointments are subject to DBS clearance, satisfactory employment references and pre-employment checks.  Registered in Cardiff No 2081261 (Limited by Guarantee) Registered Charity No 518889

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More about Hereford Cathedral Junior School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: 28 Castle Street, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 2NW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1432 363511
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