Head of St James Nursery School, Hammersmith, London

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St James Junior SchoolHammersmith, London

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

St James comprises three independent day schools educating over 900 pupils aged 4 - 18: the Junior School and Senior Girls’ School are located in Hammersmith and the Senior Boys’ School is located in Ashford, Surrey. The schools offer a distinctive education, which is inspired by a philosophical approach to human development. The School is seeking to recruit a permanent full-time Head of Nursery for its new Nursery School to be located in the Hammersmith site, refurbished to the highest standards, including a secluded outside play area.

St James Nursery School will be opening in 2019 and Governors are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Head of Nursery. This post offers applicants the exciting opportunity to help establish a nurturing learning environment with the unique St James ethos at its core. The successful candidate would work with our Junior School Committee to recruit a team of excellent Early Years Teachers. The Head’s leadership would need to provide an inspirational role model to the team. They would be expected to demonstrate a high level of interpersonal and organisational skills as well as creativity and vision. 

We are looking for an experienced Early Years Teacher with a thorough and up-to-date knowledge of the EYFS curriculum. A Montessori qualification and experience would be helpful, but not essential for the right candidate. Applicants should be highly effective teachers with a genuine love of teaching and willing to work together with their team to create the best possible learning environment for the children in their care. 

All candidates must complete our application form. Please email your application form or any queries to recruitment@stjamesschools.co.uk

Closing date: Midday on Monday 19th March 2018.

St James School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including reference checks and, for the successful candidate, an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

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More about St James Junior School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Earsby Street, London, W14 8SH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 348 1777
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St James is a not a denominational school but draws on wisdom from our world traditions.  Our approach is philosophical and we begin from the premise that every human being has, at its very essence, the same divine principle.  The school is...