Head of Early Years, London

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St Nicholas Preparatory SchoolLondon

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

St Nicholas Preparatory School is a vibrant, mixed ability co-educational day school for pupils aged 2 years 9 months-11 years. It is set in a beautiful location overlooking Hyde Park in the centre of London. 

We are seeking to appoint an innovative and dynamic Head of Early Years (Maternity Cover) who can lead our Nursery and Reception classes. The Head of Early Years is a member of the Senior Leadership Team. The post commences April 2018 and will continue until the end of the summer term 2019. 

St. Nicholas Preparatory School provides a rigorous academic curriculum to meet the needs of all pupils. The Early Years Setting was deemed outstanding in the school’s latest inspection report. The post presents an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and skilled practitioner with some leadership experience to be involved in developing our EYFS setting still further. The nursery and reception classes are aligned to the Montessori philosophy, although experience in this approach is not essential. 

Further details and application forms should be downloaded form the website.  CVs will not be accepted.

Please submit your completed application form by e-mail to Michelle.Francis@stnicholasprep.co.uk or by post to arrive by midday Friday 2nd March 2018. Interviews will take place Friday 9th March 2018

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 policy checks for all other countries lived or worked in for a period of 3 months or more since the age of 16 (irrespective of whether they worked in those countries). 


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More about St Nicholas Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: 23 Princes Gate, London, SW7 1PT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 72251277
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St Nicholas Preparatory School is a non-selective, non-denominational, independent prep school and nursery in Westminster, London. It caters for approximately 243 girls and boys aged 2.9-11. Children at the nursery learn through the Montessori teachi...