Head of Pre-School, Ruspini House, Rickmansworth

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Royal Masonic School for GirlsRickmansworth

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Start date: June 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No



Required June 2018

Good knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage

Excellent interpersonal skills

A proactive nature with genuine enthusiasm for childcare education

Good support skills

Applications are invited for the role of Head of Pre-school, Ruspini House. We are a small, friendly, caring community within the larger Royal Masonic School family, guided by the same inclusive and nurturing ethos and committed to offering the highest quality education for all children. The post holder will lead and manage 13 staff working closely with other Departments and building excellent effective relationships between the staff and parents. Ruspini House opens during term time and offers camps during the main school holidays. The successful candidate will work during normal pre-school hours and will be expected to take an active role both in the classroom and in the wrap around care when necessary. 

Our aim at Ruspini House is to provide a stimulating, happy and positive environment where all children are encouraged to reach their full potential through a healthy balance of learning and play. Each day is rich in opportunities which encourage independence and spontaneous learning. We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum, with a focus on each child’s individual needs and talents to allow him/her to develop at his/her own pace to be well prepared for his/her entry into their first school. Enrichment activities such as French, Spanish, ICT, Tennis, and Music are offered to complement the children’s learning and our highly qualified staff provide each child with exemplary care and exciting learning opportunities, all whilst having lots of fun!

We hope you will want to be part of our dedicated team!

You will also benefit from:

· Staff Pension Scheme 

· Free lunches when the School’s catering facilities are open (term time only)

· Preferential rate of membership with onsite Nuffield Health Gym

· Staff fee remission subject to terms and conditions of policy

Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school website www.royalmasonic.herts.sch.uk for more information about our thriving school, with an exceptionally rich curriculum and inclusive community spirit. 

We welcome a letter and a completed application form, which may be obtained from the website. Please note CVs are not accepted. Completed applications only. Any enquiries should be addressed to Miss Tyler Lawton on 01923 725762 or hrrecruitment@royalmasonic.herts.sch.uk.

 Applications would be welcome as promptly as possible

Closing date for applications: Monday 29th January by 9am

First Interviews will be held on Friday 2nd February 2018

Second Interviews will take place week commencing 5th February 2018

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for enhanced disclosure.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is an equal opportunities employer.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is a Private Limited Company, Registered No 1339867 England, Registered Charity No 276784

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More about Royal Masonic School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Rickmansworth Park, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 4HF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1923 773168
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The Royal Masonic School for Girls is an independent school located on a 316-acre site in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. Providing places to both boarding and day pupils, the school is an all-through institution educating pupils aged 2-18.