Start date: September 2023
Edith Kerrison Nursery School and Children’s Centre is seeking to appoint an aspirational Assistant Headteacher to work alongside and support the Headteacher to develop and deliver strategic plans and embed our mission and ethos as we move forward on our exciting journey. We have been established as a nursery school for nearly 100 years and together with our Children’s Centre we are committed to serving our children and families in the Custom House and Canning Town neighbourhood to give them the best possible early year’s education and care.
Our dedicated and highly skilled staff work together to ensure children are happy, healthy and curious successful learners and families are given the support they need. Edith Kerrison has a reputation for high quality inclusive early years provision. We want our school to be a place where all feel they can belong and flourish.
We enjoy a collaborative partnership with other nursery schools in Newham and local boroughs through our established and highly effective networks. We work to raise the quality of our provision through innovative and reflective evaluation of practice, so that together we improve children’s outcomes and overcome disadvantage, wholeheartedly believing there are no limits to children’s achievements.
The children, staff, parents and governors have a great sense of pride in the School and Children’s Centre and care passionately about its future success. Together we are a vibrant and strong community.
We are seeking to appoint an experienced and dynamic early year’s teacher who can be an inspirational role model in teaching, playing and learning. If you share our excitement for early year’s education and you are seeking a highly rewarding position, enriching the lives of children who attend Edith Kerrison Nursery School, then we are keen to hear from you.
If you would like to take the next step in your career, we offer you
- Happy, enthusiastic and inquisitive children with committed parents who are keen to engage with learning
- A great learning environment for all with committed, hard- working, knowledgeable, supportive and friendly colleagues
- High quality resources including an enticing, bespoke, landscaped garden
- An opportunity to lead across the Nursery School and wider community with dedicated leadership time
- A supportive leadership team committed to maintaining the highest levels of professional development and research opportunities for all staff
- Access to free medical and wellbeing support
For an informal discussion, please contact Jo Aylett, Head Teacher. Applications must be made on line. We would love to meet you and show you around our wonderful Nursery School and Children’s Centre. Please arrange a visit by contacting the school’s business manager, Rashpal Wasson on 0207 476 1735 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a visit.
Closing date: Thursday 23rd March
Shortlisting: Friday 24th March
Interview: Week beginning 27th March
Edith Kerrison Nursery and Children’s Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Our rigorous approach to the recruitment and professional development of staff reflects this. The successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced CRB check.
The School has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.