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Nursery Deputy Room Leader (Starting September 2020)

Are you a Nursery practitioner looking for a new challenge? Are you able to work in a small team to deliver outstanding practice across the EYFS curriculum? Does working in a brand new Pre-School providing the foundations for a thriving village school and community excite you?

Well look no further as this is the perfect opportunity for you! Stonegate Church of England Primary School, found in the beautiful High Weald of East Sussex, is opening a brand new Pre-School from September 2020 and is searching for a creative, enthusiastic and passionate Deputy 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 Pre-School.

- The opportunity to develop the practice in the Pre-School to your passions for EYFS.

- The chance to develop leadership skills.

Responsibilities and Duties

Working with the Pre-School Room Leader, you will:

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

- Act as key worker for a group of children, by observing, monitoring and accurately recording each individual’s development.

- Support the practice, policy and provision for EYFS in all areas of the Pre-School to enable the very best outcomes for every child.

- Deputise, as required, for the Room Leader in their absence.


- Full and relevant Level 3 Childcare qualification or above.

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

- An understanding of Ofsted policies and procedures.

- To be supportive of the Christian Ethos and Vision for our 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!

Although potentially difficult, 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 on 01580 200415.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Closing date noon on Monday 15th June 2020, with interviews shortly after this date . 

* Please note that the salary for this position is pro rata, with the actual salary band being between £14,973 and £15,273 per annum.*

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