Nursery Lead Practitioner

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Early Years
Dame Bradbury’s School (Saffron Walden)
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We are the Stephen Perse Foundation. Extraordinary things happen here every day.

So you think you may be interested in joining the Stephen Perse Foundation (SPF) community of schools?

Located in Cambridge, Madingley and Saffron Walden, our schools strive to offer an education which is more than just the delivery of the curriculum and qualifications; learning in a Stephen Perse school is about learning for and about life in readiness for the world beyond.

As Principal of the Foundation, I look to recruit colleagues who are passionate about learning; share in our commitment to educating ethical young people; and understand the critical importance of supporting the emotional and mental wellbeing of all our learners. If you would like a flavour of what this means in practice, please read my most recent blog.

Ms T Kelleher

Responsible toHead of Early Years

Location: Dame Bradbury's, Saffron Walden

Role Description

The Nursery Lead Practitioner is a qualified Early Years professional required to be a room leader and Key Worker for children aged 1-2 or 2-3 years in our nursery setting.

You will perform an important role caring for children, maintaining a high-quality, stimulating indoor and outdoor learning environment, supervising staff and imparting knowledge and skills to others.

To support the management team as a creative and reflective leader, able to implement new ideas and use a range of strategies to continually improve practice and effective learning, appropriate achievement and educational, social and personal progress of all children, consistent with the aims of the school and the unique needs of each individual.

Application process

Please apply directly through our online recruitment portal by clicking the Apply button below.

We are unable to accept CVs as a method of application.

The Stephen Perse Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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