Nursery & Extended Schools Lead (Robsack Wood Primary)
Hours of work: 37
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 4 June 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Robsack Wood Primary Academy
St Leonards on Sea
Phone: 01424 853521
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
Do you have the qualifications and caring approach to succeed as our Nursery and Extended Schools Lead?
If so, we are looking for a caring, friendly and dedicated qualified Lead Practitioner to join our team.
Our Nursery and Extended Schools Lead ensures that our practitioners deliver a high standard of care and education for our children.
The successful candidate will work in partnership with the senior leadership team to ensure the effective organisation of both provisions, maintaining high standards for all pupils. This exciting opportunity will suit someone with;
- The ability to lead the philosophy of 'learning through play'
- Experience of supporting disadvantaged children including those with SEND
- Excellent communication, organisation and administrative skills
- Experience of leading others
- Knowledge of relevant current legislation and statutory requirements
Please see the attached job description and person specification for full details.
At Robsack Wood Primary Academy, we put children first. We aim high. They aim high. And every child succeeds.
Our academy is an exciting, exuberant, and welcoming academy where children from 3 months to 11 years old flourish in a safe and stimulating environment. The academy has impressive facilities - including extensive grounds with a large, grassed playing field, adjacent woodlands, garden areas and animal areas with chickens and ducks - to ensure pupils can learn in exceptional environments that promote creativity and motivation.
It has a published admissions number of 60 and total capacity of 420 pupils. The academy hosts a nursery for children aged from 3 months. Visit us: Home - Robsack Wood Primary Academy
We truly value the experience, dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:
- Automatic annual pay increments
- High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression
- A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme
- Generous public sector pension scheme
- Discounts on retail & travel
- Cycle 2 Work scheme
- Charity giving
- Our salaries are aligned to the Real Living Wage
- Take a closer look: Work with us - Brighton Academies Trust
We are proud to be part of the University of Brighton Academies Trust; a family of infant, primary and secondary schools based in Sussex. Working Together, Delivering Excellence, Achieving Ambitions, and Nurturing Potential are the values that guide us. Our mission is to ‘inspire our children and staff to flourish and achieve their best’ so we positively impact our communities we serve. We aim to create a vibrant, inclusive community, transforming lives and broadening horizons through excellent teaching and learning. Please visit: Home - Brighton Academies Trust
The University of Brighton is the sponsor of the University of Brighton Academies Trust. Close connection with the university allows us to draw on the expertise of its education experts and external contacts – something that greatly benefits our academies and our pupils.
The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
We welcome applications from all members of the community.
The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.
Find out more
To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact Kim Appleford at email@example.com
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.
The Academy 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 an 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.