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Nursery Room Leader Starting September 2022 (Stonegate Church of England Primary

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/43000/25262
  • Published: Fri 24/06/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 06/07/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £20,853 - £21,695 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Wadhurst

Job introduction

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 5.85 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Wednesday 6 July 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Stonegate Church of England Primary School
Station Road, Stonegate, East Sussex
Phone: 01580 200415
Email: head@stonegate.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: https://www.stonegate.e-sussex.sch.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

About the role

Are you an experienced Nursery practitioner looking to take on a new challenge? Are you keen to provide and lead colleagues to deliver outstanding practice across the EYFS curriculum? Does working in a new Nursery providing the foundations for a thriving small village school and community excite you?

Well look no further as this is the perfect opportunity for you! Due to a promotion, Stonegate Church of England Primary School, found in the beautiful High Weald of East Sussex, is searching for a creative, enthusiastic and passionate Room Leader to make an impact on our 12 child (2 - 4 Years) setting and the school community as a whole.


- CPD provided throughout your journey with the Nursery and the whole school.

- The opportunity to develop and mould the practice in the Nursery to your passions and beliefs for EYFS.

- The chance to develop leadership skills.

Responsibilities and Duties

Through the close work with the EYFS Lead:

- Formulate and operate a programme of activities which meet the individual needs and interests of the children and which meet the expectations for EYFS.

- Ensure that all practice and provision in the Nursery meets the requirements for EYFS and all safeguarding procedures.

- Provide professional and relevant feedback to parents / carers about their child.

- Lead and organise other members of the Nursery team to provide the very best outcomes for every child.

- Liaise with outside agencies in order to support the needs for all children.

- To report progress and development of all children to the EYFS Lead and  Headteacher.


- Full and relevant Level 3 Childcare qualification or above.

- Ability to, or, experience of leading others and supervising a small team.

- A clear understanding of Ofsted policies and procedures.

- To be fully supportive of the Christian Ethos and Vision for our school.

- A passion for developing the very best outcomes for all and making this new Nursery the 'icing on the cake' to our wonderful school.

Our ideal candidate needs to be packed with enthusiasm, a good team player, to be able to think outside the box, and above all, absolutely love working with children!

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and candidates should contact our Headteacher, Jonathan Elms, to make arrangements.

If you would like further information please email Jonathan Elms at head@stonegate.e-sussex.sch.uk or telephone the school office on 01580 200415.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Closing date 9.00am on Wednesday 6th July 2022, with interviews on Thursday 7th or Friday 8th July.

Additional information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

Company information

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/43000/25262
  • Published: Fri 24/06/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 06/07/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £20,853 - £21,695 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Wadhurst

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