Nursery Nurse

Marlborough Primary SchoolHarrow

Employer: Marlborough Primary School

Location: Harrow

Contract Type: Full time

Contract Term: Permanent

Pay: G6 point 21 - £21,050

Closing date: Midday 24th September 2021

Interviews: Week commencing 4th October 2021

Job Starts: October/November  2021 

Job Title Nursery Nurse 

Salary Scale G6 point 21

£21,040 

Responsible to Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, Assistant Headteacher, EYFS Phase Leader, Class Teachers

Main Aims • To be a member of a multi-disciplinary Foundation Stage team working together under the direction of the Class teacher

• To provide a broad, balanced, stimulating and differentiated curriculum that meets each child’s needs

• To provide a high quality education and care for children in the school, in partnership with their parents and carers

• To supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of teachers

• To implement agreed school and LA policies

Purpose • To contribute and plan for the preparation, delivery and evaluation of learning experiences, that will enhance children’s physical, intellectual, emotional, social and moral development

• To contribute to the provision and maintenance of a healthy, stimulating, safe and aesthetically pleasing learning environment

• To develop and maintain professional links with parents and carers, other agencies working with the school, the local community and the Authority

Duties and Responsibilities • Work as a member of a team, contributing to the planning for preparation, delivery and evaluation of learning experiences that will enhance children’s physical, intellectual, emotional, social and moral development 

• Be responsible for working with groups of children on planned learning experiences as agreed by the class teachers (e.g.  literacy, creative work, group time, maths, science, IT)

• Prepare, set-up, manage and clean up materials and equipment, in both indoor and outdoor learning areas 

• Work with the teacher in the overall observation, assessment and recording of the development of individual children with reference to the school’s policies, Early Years Foundation Stage and Ofsted regulations 

• Be responsible for elements of record-keeping and planning

• Foster children’s independence, self-reliance and interdependence

• Take groups of children out of school to develop their interests in their local environment 

• Plan and implement group activities 

• Provide a model of best practice in Early Years education for visiting professionals from within and beyond the Borough

• Support children with a variety of Special Education Needs within the classroom environment, contributing to IEP’s as appropriate 

• Carry out basic medical procedures and personal care, for which training will be given

• Support children with special educational needs by contributing to reviews and case conferences, working in co-operation with other agencies

• Support new children admitted into school 

• To plan and evaluate daily, weekly and each term to meet the needs and interests of children, including those with specific educational needs

• Maintain effective, professional relationships with colleagues 

• Maintain good order and discipline amongst the pupils, both on the premises and when engaged in school activities elsewhere

• Attend and contribute to staff meetings 

• Contribute to whole school policies and ensure their implementation


• Implement the School’s equal opportunities policy fully and to work actively to overcome discrimination and stereotyping. Provide an environment that allows for consideration of the children’s ethnic, cultural, linguistic backgrounds and gender

• Administer first aid and comfort to sick children appropriately 

• Be aware of child protection issues, identifying and monitoring suspected child abuse and children at risk, reporting to the designated child protection officer


• Share in making decisions and recommendations about practice, routines and organisation or space, to maximise the achievement of all children

• Contribute to the selection and maintenance of resources

• Be aware of Health and Safety issues and the welfare of the children at all times 

• Be responsible for the maintenance and development of a curriculum resource area/focus

• Maintain effective and professional relationships with parents, meeting with them as appropriate to share information. Develop home/school links by participating in home visiting, encouraging and promoting parental involvement in a range of school activities, maintaining confidentiality at all times

• Liaise regularly with colleagues in order to provide support for parents in enhancing the overall development of the child

• Work in partnership with parents and carers. Inform and involve parents/carers in their child’s progress through daily informal contacts, term time contacts, consultations and curriculum workshops 

• Participate in formal parents’ meetings

• At the direction of, and in conjunction with the Headteacher and Class teacher, supervise Nursery Nurse students

• Work co-operatively with external agencies

• Take part in health education programmes where appropriate

• Contribute to constructive team-building amongst teaching and non-teaching staff, parents and governors

Flexibility In order to deliver services effectively, a degree of flexibility is needed and the post holder may be required to perform work not specified above. Such duties will fall within the scope of the post. 


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