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Job Ref No. ECC8826001-5S Position Type: Leader/Co-ordinator Pay Range: £25,500
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 17/05/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: 24/05/2019 Shortlisting Starts:  20/05/2019

Job Description

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We seek to appoint an exceptional Head of Nursery to continue the outstanding work of the outgoing postholder, to co-ordinate our thriving Nursery classes (Age 2-4). The successful candidate will have an exceptional understanding of all aspects of the EYFS including current educational and safeguarding legislation, and have recent and relevant experience in leading a team.

This is an exciting opportunity for a hard-working, experienced Head of Nursery to join our friendly and supportive team. For more information about our outstanding Nursery please see the School's website

To apply for the position, please send a covering letter addressed to the Headteacher, together with a completed application form and CV.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, enhanced DBS and a Declaration that they are not a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.

Information about the School

Thorpe Hall is a non-selective co-educational day school of 380 pupils from pre-nursery to Year 11. The school is situated on a generous site on the outskirts of Southend-on-Sea and has an excellent reputation as one of the leading independent schools in the area. More information about the school and the school’s prospectus can be found on our website:

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Helen Hargreaves
Wakering Road, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS1 3RD
Telephone: 01702 582340