About the Alpha Plus Group
The Alpha Plus Group - formerly Davies, Laing and Dick Education Group - was founded in 1931 and currently comprises independent schools and colleges. The schools and colleges within the group have developed a longstanding reputation for delivering premium quality education. Alpha Plus Group, owned by Delancey's DV4 fund, creates centres of educational excellence in our schools and Colleges.
Centres of Excellence
Each centre retains its own identity, with the Heads and Principals afforded significant management authority, but with the benefits of financial security, camaraderie and opportunities for sharing best practice by belonging to one of the country's leading educational groups.
About Rolfe’s Nursery School
Rolfe’s Nursery School is an Ofsted Outstanding nursery school based in Notting Hill, London. Part of the Alpha Plus Group, we provide a Gold Standard education, preparing children for entry to prestigious London preparatory schools. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Nursery Practitioner to join our team.
Duties and responsibilities
This is a class-based position and will involve but is not restricted to the following:
- Teaching all areas of the foundation stage as per the Early Years Foundation Stage framework
- Taking on a responsibility for a whole school initiative, e.g. SEND provision or Expressive Arts
- Being responsible for your own group of ‘Key Children’.
- Making observations, assessments and recordings of children's development.
- Planning activities in response to children’s next steps.
- Maintaining an exciting and absorbing learning environment for all children in the class.
- Working in partnership with parents to secure the best possible outcomes for children.
- Commitment to continue to develop as a professional.
The role entails contributing to a high-quality caring environment for children, creating a friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities. Duties will include working with the children to meet the requirements of the EYFS framework and working as part of the team. To be considered for this position you must hold a nursery teaching qualification, such as an NVQ level 6 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development, and/or EYTS/QTS. At least two years' experience in Early Years settings is desirable and the role is subject to Disclosure & Barring Service clearance. Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation stage is essential, as is a commitment to excellence.
Salary is negotiable for the right candidate and also dependent on qualifications and experience. The position is term time only and the hours of work are 08:30 – 16:00 Monday to Friday.
Viewings are welcomed, please contact the school office to arrange this.
Closing date for applications is 23:59 on 29 September 2019
Interviews will be scheduled for w/c: 07 October 2019
Start date to be negotiated.
Please apply via the following link:
The Alpha Plus Group and Rolfe’s Nursery School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as an employee you are expected to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff within APG Schools and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation.
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.