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Job Ref No. ECC2374-96S Position Type: Early Years Pay Range: Scale 3
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/07/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Week beginning 4th July 2022  

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At Spring Meadow Primary School we have the very highest expectations for all of our children which is balanced by a kind, caring and nurturing ethos and a commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice.

A very rare opportunity has arisen to become a member of the EYFS team in our popular and oversubscribed 'School House' Nursery. This vacancy is for September but an earlier start may be possible.

We are looking for an experienced Nursery Nurse or Learning Support Assistant who:

  • Shares our school values - Aspiration, Social Justice, Perseverance, Independence, Respect and Equity
  • Believes that positive relationships are the key to a child's success and is determined to 'Make a Difference' to the lives of all of our children
  • Has the highest expectations for all children regardless of their backgrounds and takes responsibility for addressing any form of discrimination
  • Believes that taking a therapeutic approach is the way to helping a child develop from past traumas
  • Has NNEB, CACHE level 3, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification
  • Can demonstrate recent relevant experience
  • Has excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS

We can offer you:

  • A caring, supportive and collaborative school community
  • A beautiful and well resourced learning environment
  • A highly supportive senior leadership team
  • A genuine commitment to the emotional wellbeing of staff and children
  • A diverse and creative curriculum
  • A commitment to supporting your personal career development and aspirations
  • A supportive governing body
  • A chance to make a real difference to the lives of our children and their families

Visits to our school are welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the school office on 01255 504528 to arrange an appointment.

If you would like additional information about our school or this vacancy, please email Nicky Patrick, Headteacher -

Please complete the online application form ensuring that all sections are fully completed as incomplete applications cannot be considered.

Information about the School

Spring Meadow Primary School and 'School House' Nursery is a successful and oversubscribed community school located in the heart of the seaside town of Harwich. We pride ourselves on the way in which we balance the highest expectations for all of our children within an environment that nurtures and supports all members of our community.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Mrs Nicky Patrick
Pound Farm Drive
Dovercourt, Harwich
Essex, CO12 4LB
Telephone: 01255 504528

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