Assistant Head; EYFS Nursery Lead, London

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Cuckoo Hall AcademyLondon

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Outer London Leadership Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Assistant Head; EYFS Nursery Lead


CHAT are looking for an Assistant Head; EYFS Nursery Lead who has high expectations of every child.  We require an individual who is imaginative, creative and forward thinking with a proven track record of outstanding leadership, planning, teaching and assessment in primary  education.


What we can offer:

CHAT Nursery is based at our joint Cuckoo Hall and Woodpecker Hall sites and has over 120 pupils on roll made up of part time and full time. It’s a fantastic site, with quality classrooms and resources. There is a free onsite car park for staff, subsidised lunches through our cashless canteen and the Nursery has excellent transport links for buses, trains and the TFL Overground. Being a member of the CHAT family also gives you access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (eligibility criteria applies), excellent support and development programmes and a generous Employee Assistance Programme.


Could this be you?

You will be accountable for the daily running and administration of the CHAT Nursery based on the Cuckoo Hall site, whilst adhering to policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with the Children’s Act, Health and Safety legislation and data protection, all within the requirements and guidelines laid down by Ofsted and National Standards.

You will be responsible for managing the Nursery staff team and together planning a high quality, creative and educational environment for our Nursery children, whilst working across the Senior Leadership Team to ensure consistency of service and smooth transition into our Primary schools.

Your role will be key to continuously improving practice across the Nursery and be a source of expertise across the wider teams. To support and mentor other practitioners and model the skills and behaviours that safeguard and promote good outcomes for children. To plan and monitor the EYFS curriculum and facilitate teaching within the Nursery. This includes helping every individual child to achieve to their full potential and measuring these achievements against the Early Learning Goals.

If this sounds like the role for you, then please apply using the fast apply form on TES or for more information please visit our website at  

Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Cuckoo Hall Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Cuckoo Hall Lane, Edmonton, London, N9 8DR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8804 4126
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