Senior Nursery Nurse

Co-op Academy
Co-op Academy Friarswood, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 2ES
Grade 6
18 Mar 2021
30 Apr 2021
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Post: Senior Nursery Nurse

Temporary for one year, mornings only

Salary / grade range:  Grade 6 (scp 8 - 15)

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated person to join our fantastic team.

We are looking for an early years practitioner to start in September, mornings only, initially for 12 months.  This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with early years experience and who has the drive, inspiration and talent to support our youngest learners in the school.  You will work closely with the rest of the early years team along with being a part of a stronger whole team.  We are seeking an individual who shares our vision and commitment to ensuring the very best for the children we teach.

We can offer:

  • Being part of a professional, dedicated and friendly teaching team
  • A supportive wider school community
  • A supportive leadership team
  • Fantastic, enthusiastic and eager children who are ready and willing to learn

Being part of the Co-op Academies Trust with benefits which include:

  • Local government pension scheme
  • Co-operative flexible benefits , including cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cashback scheme
  • Discounted gym membership and leisure activities
  • Discount of various co-op branded products

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has experience of the early years curriculum, with proven ability as a strong practitioner
  • Has excellent knowledge and a sound understanding of the early years framework, including the new framework to be delivered in September 2021
  • Is a hardworking and dedicated practitioner; able to motivate and inspire children
  • Is enthusiastic, resourceful and committed to ensuring the highest possible standards of achievement and personal development, supporting every child to flourish
  • Is willing to contribute to the life of the school and its community
  • Has a commitment to their own personal and professional development
  • Works effectively in partnership with all stakeholders
  • Is able to work co-operatively as part of a team
  • Has a good sense of humour and willing to ‘go the extra mile’
  • Takes responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.

If you feel you have all the necessary attributes, are highly motivated and dedicated to making a positive difference to children’s lives then we would love to hear from you.

Visits to the school will take place in line with our COVID-19 requirements. We are offering tours with the Headteacher, with a chance for an informal chat.

Please contact the school office on 01782 470401 to book on one of these tours:

  • Tuesday 30th March at 9:30am, 1:30pm or 4pm
  • Friday 23rd April at 9:30am or 1:30pm


Closing Date: Friday 30th April

Interview Dates: week beginning Monday 10th May

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