Nursery Nurse

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Penk Valley Academy Trust
Penkridge, Stafford
Grade 5 (£10.21 per hour)
30 Sep 2021
18 Oct 2021
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Nursery Nurse

Job Number: PV21-07

Location: Princefield First School

Employer: Penk Valley Academy Trust

Contract: 20 hours: Monday - Friday 08:45-13:15

This post is temporary in the first instance until 21 July 2022, Term Time only

Closing date for applications: Monday 18 October 2021

Interview: Tuesday 9 November 2021 (pm)

Start date: January 2022

Salary : Grade 5, (£10.21 per hour)

Accountable to :Headteacher

About the Role

Princefield Nursery part of Penk Valley Academy Trust is offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced practitioner to join an enthusiastic team and develop their career in childcare with us.  Team members need to show professionalism, passion and kindness whilst engaging with young people. The successful candidate will take responsibility for all children placed in their care.

We are looking for a caring and reliable Level 3 trained Nursery Nurses to join our team to ensure that all children attending our nursery receive high-quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating learning experiences which meet their individual needs.

The successful applicants will:

  • Manage and organise high quality activities for our children
  • Be a highly organised individual with lots of ideas and initiative
  • Have the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Have excellent listening skills and a responsible and caring attitude
  • Be patience and tolerant
  • Understand safeguarding procedures



In return, we can offer you:

  • A collaborative working environment with a positive ethos which permeates throughout the Partnership
  • Excellent facilities
  • A learning community which values each person as an individual 
  • The support of a Senior Leadership Team that are driven to be the best we can be

We encouraged you to visit the school prior to the closing date as this will enable you to experience the working ethos of our school. Please contact the school directly to make an appointment on 01785 714050.

For further information, please visit our website . Application forms and job specification are available on the school website.

Completed application forms to be returned by email to HR at or by post for the attention of Mrs Barron at the school’s address.

Employee benefits

  • Membership of the local government pension scheme
  • Support programme through Schools Choice.
  • A comprehensive CPD Programme
  • Cycle to work scheme

Recruitment and hiring during COVID-19: 

Despite the challenges we face, recruitment and hiring will continue for all Penk Valley Academy Trust vacancies with as little disruption as possible over the coming weeks and months.  This is for all senior, teaching and support staff appointments.  Applications will still be reviewed, and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interview activities may vary. We will still aim to conduct face to face interviews where possible. Candidates will be given the option to interview via online video if you cannot attend in person, this can be discussed if your application is shortlisted.  We will always adhere to Government advise.

Being part of Penk Valley Academy Trust:

Penk Valley Academy Trust is the local academy trust for the following schools Marshbrook First School, Princefield First School, St John’s First School, St Mary& St Chad CE First School, Penkridge Middle School, Wolgarston High School and The Rural Enterprise Academy. The Trust’s vision is to take collective responsibility for ensuring that every child and young person in our Trust receives an excellent education, achieves high outcomes and realises their potential. All members of staff work incredibly hard to provide the very best education for every child in our care.

To find out more regarding the Academy Trust please visit

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment”

We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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