Practitioner Support Assistant, Lambeth

Closing date:

Holmewood Nursery School & Tree House Children’s CentreLambeth
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Childcare Scale 2 (sp 10 - 13)
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Lambeth Nursery Schools’ Federation
Acting Executive Headteacher: Rachel Hedley
Holmewood, Maytree, Triangle, Effra and Ethelred Nursery Schools
with Maytree, The Weir Link, Tree House, Effra and Ethelred Children’s Centres

Maternity Cover - Fixed Term until 31st December 2019
Contract: Pro-rata, term-time only (39 weeks)
Hours: 35 hours per week - 10:15am - 6:15pm

Holmewood is an outstanding school in the Lambeth Nursery Schools’ Federation with a large children’s centre running from various sites, working to provide excellent early years education and support young children and their families. We are looking to fill the above post within our 2 year-old setting.

Are you:

  • A highly committed, creative and reflective practitioner able to provide high quality education and care for young children
  • Able to effectively support young children and their families from a diverse ethnic and social background
  • Keen to work as part of a supportive, flexible and busy team


  • Working in a nursery school/early years setting delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum is essential.

Further information:

Visits to Holmewood Nursery School will take place on Thursday 7th March 2019 between 10:00am - 3:00pm. Please call Jacqueline Edwards to make an appointment on 020 8674 2186.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 19th March 2019
Shortlisting Thursday 21st March 2019
Interviews to take place on: Tuesday 2nd April 2019

To obtain further information and a recruitment pack including a Job Description and Person Specification, please email You will be expected to complete an application form and attend an interview.

How to apply:

Please send your completed application form to or post to: Jacqueline Edwards, Holmewood Nursery School, 66 Upper Tulse Hill, London SW2 2RW.

Lambeth Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service. Further information about the disclosure can be found at Applicants will be required to declare that they are not a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009. Lambeth aims for quality services and equal opportunities for all.

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