Nursery Practitioner, Northampton

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Quinton House SchoolNorthampton

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Start date: January 2018 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an energetic, enthusiastic and suitably qualified Nursery Practitioner to Level 3 or above to work in our thriving co-educational independent day school for pupils aged 2-18yrs. The successful candidate will work within the Early Years Foundation Stage in assisting in all aspects of day to day care through social, emotional, educational and practical interaction, nurturing and guidance. They should be an exceptional educator and excited about working as part of the wider Quinton House community. Our latest inspection report stated that provision in the Nursery is “Outstanding.”

At Quinton House, we seek to provide our pupils with a range of opportunities to ensure their success in an ever-changing world. Our pupils are enthusiastic, well behaved and eager to learn and we are looking for a creative and dedicated practitioner to join our supportive and friendly staff team.

You will have responsibility for the teaching, learning and achievement of a key group of pupils within the nursery, whilst working to fulfil the overall aims of the school by inspiring pupils to be the best they can be. Candidates for the position should be willing to contribute to the extensive co-curricular life of this excellent, happy and caring school.

Applications are welcome from those with appropriate independent or maintained sector experience. The salary will be commensurate to experience and based on a 50 week contract.

Closing date for applications: Friday 29 September 2017

Interviews to be held:  Week commencing 9 October 2017

To apply, please visit our website at  for further information.

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK) and/or criminal/police checks for all other countries inhabited (irrespective of whether they worked in those countries).

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More about Quinton House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Upton Hall, Upton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN5 4UX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 752 050
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Quinton House School is a mixed, non-denominational independent all-through school and sixth form for pupils aged two to eighteen. It is located in Northampton, and is part of the Cognita group of schools - a network of 67 schools in Europe, Latin Am...