Nursery Nurse, Hackney

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St John & St James' CofE Primary SchoolHackney

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 6 (£26,865 - £28,840)
Contract term: Permanent

St John & St James C of E Primary School is looking to appoint an experienced and efficient Level 3 Nursery Nurse to provide focused support for children within our early years, and / or direct support for small groups in our Nursery and Reception classes. The successful candidate will be required to support planning, assessment and delivery of the curriculum, enabling each child to fulfil their potential.

We are able to offer a friendly, supportive staff with great opportunities for professional development within school.

Our fantastic children are culturally diverse and keen to learn. The candidate will work alongside our dedicated staff to support individuals and small groups both in and outside the classroom. The role requires someone who is passionate about children’s learning and who has a rich knowledge and understanding of how learners learn.

We offer great, well resourced, learning environments, collaborative approaches to teaching and learning and we need candidates with energy, enthusiasm and a commitment to support us in this work.

We can offer you:

  • great, well resourced, learning environments
  • a supportive, dedicated team that works towards excellence in all that we do.
  •  inspirational teaching across the foundation stage team
  • collaborative approaches to teaching and learning

We are looking for someone who:

  • has knowledge of the EYFS curriculum;
  • is passionate about children’s learning
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • someone who can work efficiently as part of a team;

Previous experience of working as a Nursery Nurse is desirable. If you are committed to helping children to make progress in every lesson, every day we would like to hear from you.

Hours: 35 hours per week (Term time only)

About us

St John & St James C of E Primary School is a one-form entry Primary School located in Hackney. We are a Federation of eight schools called Primary Advantage. We believe our schools can gain many benefits from working collaboratively and can achieve more by working together. We have made a commitment to a shared responsibility to the wider education community, the provision of good quality education and the improvement of life chances for pupils in the community beyond that of our own schools. Teachers, support staff, school leaders and Governors have added expertise in working alongside colleagues to improve provision and outcomes for pupils.

Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the schools Business & Resource Manager, Nikki Lawrence at to request an application pack or to arrange an informal discussion.

Closing Date: Friday 8th December 2017

Interviews: week commencing Monday 11th December 2017

Successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced Criminal Record Check via the DBS. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expect all members ofstaff to share this commitment.

Primary Advantage Federation – Schools Achieving More Together

St John & St James CE, Holy Trinity CE, St John the Baptist CE, St Matthias CE, Springfield, Morningside, Gainsborough and De Beauvoir Primary Schools.

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More about St John & St James' CofE Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Isabella Road, London, E9 6DX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 89852045
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