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Senior Nursery Officer - Term Time

Rivermead Inclusive Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F80-38-S
  • Posted:08/02/2024
  • Pay:SPOT salary - £27803 pro rata
  • Start Date:Jan 0001
  • App Close Date:23/02/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 27th February 2024

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We are looking for an experienced Senior Nursery Officer to join our nursery team. The position will be part time working 30 hours per week term time only.

The successful candidate will need to be self-motivated but also willing and able to work effectively as part of a team. The ability to be flexible is essential in such a diverse and interesting environment.

Skills, experience, attributes

  • Experienced L3 practitioner with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a nursery environment.
  • Effective and successful practice in Early Years.
  • Ability to develop professional relationships with pupils, parents and colleagues and communicate effectively with all.
  • Good team working skills and also able to use own initiative.
  • Enthusiastic and motivated.
  • Committed to providing high quality care and education.
  • Able to work flexible shift patterns.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to work with age ranges 2 to 5 years old.
  • Responsible for your own room and the staff working with you. Ensuring they are performing to the highest standards.
  • Previous experience of leading/managing a team.
  • Ensure that children’s observations are relevant, reflective and provide, developmentally challenging next step.

We can offer you:

  • A fun, supporting and friendly team and wonderful positive children.
  • A well-resourced school – with amazing outdoor learning spaces.
  • Staff who work closely together in year group teams to plan and deliver our exciting, themed curriculum and provide mutual support and challenge.
  • Bespoke training designed to meet the needs of our team from both external and internal trainers – a ‘grow our own’ attitude.
  • A range of opportunities for career development throughout our Multi Academy Trust.
  • A dynamic and supportive team of professionals that support each other.
  • Staff incentive scheme including discounts for gym memberships and childcare.

“All staff in the school feel well supported and are proud to work at Woodlands Primary School.”

If The Academy of Woodlands sounds like the place for you, then we would welcome school tours prior to interview. Please contact Mrs Karen Browne who organise this with you.

For further details including the job description and full person specification please contact Mrs Karen Browne: PA to the Head of School on 0300 065 8200 for more information.

Information about the federation

Rivermead Inclusive Trust, strives to be diverse and inclusive and a place where we can ALL be ourselves. We welcome applications from all diverse and ethnic groups.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of an enhanced DBS check, Health Declaration and satisfactory references

If you require access arrangements to complete an application form please contact Rivermead Inclusive Trust who will cater to your needs ie. large print, coloured forms and an audio version.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Trust Office
  • Address:Long Catlis Road,
    ME8 9TX
  • Telephone: 01634 961080
  • Email: dstammers@r-i-t.org


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.