Nursery Nurse (Level 3 Early Years Educator), Waltham Forest

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George Mitchell SchoolWaltham Forest

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Start date: As Soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,570 - £21,015(Salary Scale 4 pt 7-11 £22,377-£24,030 (ACTUAL pro rata salary £19,570-£21,015))
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Required as soon as possible

Nursery Nurses (Level 3 Early Years Educator)  x2

We are seeking a full time permanent Nursery Nurse for a Reception Class.

We are also seeking a temporary (1 year) Nursery Nurse for a school Nursery class.

36 hours x 45.6 weeks (term-time only)

Salary Scale 4 pt 7-11 £22,377-£24,030 (ACTUAL pro rata salary £19,570-£21,015) 

George Mitchell is an All-Through (3-16) multicultural school, with a Nursery. We are proud of our place at the heart of our local community and this is an exciting time for us, as we have just moved into our new build as part of the Priority Schools Building Programme. We were judged a Good school by OFSTED in January 2016 and you will be joining us at an important point in our journey towards becoming an Outstanding school.

We are looking to appoint a dedicated, enthusiastic individuals with school experience and appropriate qualifications Nursery Nurse who is:

  • Be kind, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Have a sound knowledge of using the EYFS curriculum and be able to use it for planning and assessment (Nursery and Reception)
  • Interact carefully with children to extend their learning through play. 
  • Use the EYFS curriculum to write observations and link those to different areas of learning.
  • Experience of working in Reception is preferred.

The post is term time only, 36 hours a week (45.6 weeks).  Attendance at INSET Days and CPD sessions is required (5 days equivalence).   

If you have any questions, please contact Sam Hill, Head of Primary Phase, who will be able to assist you either by telephone, on 020 8539 6198 or by email at

Applications must be submitted by  Friday 21st February 2020.  Further information about the school can be found on our website –  All completed applications should be email to  Please note we do not accept CV applications.  

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

More about George Mitchell School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: Farmer Road, Leyton, London, E10 5DN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8539 6198
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“The individualised care, guidance and support pupils receive across the school are outstanding.  It is most impressive that the (all-through) school has quickly become one very cohesive community.” Ofsted