Nursery Practitioner

Surrey
Fixed Term
05 Sep

The Royal School Little Sailors is a thriving nursery looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and motivated Nursery Practitioners. This is an exciting opportunity to join a happy nursery where we focus on encouraging children to be children and learn through play. We are set in a beautiful location with stunning grounds and a big part of the children’s journey is focused on the great outdoors. We appreciate our team and all they do for the children; we look forward to welcoming someone new to our family.  

About the School

The Royal School is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school from nursery to sixth form. The Prep School is currently located at Hindhead, and will move to the beautiful 25 acre Senior School site in Haslemere in September 2023. The school is academically ambitious for all its pupils. The focus is on the whole child, seeking to develop their talents and sparking their intellectual curiosity. Each pupil is nurtured and challenged to be the very best they can be. Our unique, bespoke Future Ready curriculum aims to ensure pupils are future-ready to thrive in this rapidly changing world.

Pippa Smithson joined as Head in 2020 and our Senior Leadership Team is driven by a philosophy of continuous improvement which has led to the school enjoying a rapid period of growth, investment and development. It is testament to our staff team and focus on finding the best in everyone that in 2022 The Royal School has been shortlisted in the prestigious Tes Schools Awards and been nominated as a finalist in the Muddy Stilettos Best Schools Award. In addition, The Royal School was ranked 12th nationally in The Sunday Times 2021 Parent Power for independent secondary (small sixth form).

The school is part of United Learning and there are plenty of opportunities to grow, share ideas, best practice and knowledge across our supportive network of 7,000 colleagues. The Royal School is a warm and friendly place to work with staff benefiting from shared curriculum resources, in-house training opportunities and bespoke personal development and career pathways.

About The Role

The Royal School Little Sailors is a thriving nursery looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and motivated Nursery Practitioners. This is an exciting opportunity to join a happy nursery where we focus on encouraging children to be children and learn through play. We are set in a beautiful location with stunning grounds and a big part of the children’s journey is focused on the great outdoors. We appreciate our team and all they do for the children; we look forward to welcoming someone new to our family.

You will enjoy being part of a busy, supportive and professional team to work with all age groups 0-4 years, supported by a welcoming management team.

  • Regular training and professional enhancement including online training
  • Pension Scheme
  • Staff discount on school and nursery fees within the United Learning group
  • Highstreet discounts through a provider, Perk Box; including discounted gym membership, food & drink and much more

For more information about this position please refer to the job description attached to the advert. This is a full-time term all the around vacancy but we do welcome part-time applicants who can work the full day (8am to 6pm).

We have permanent opportunities as well as temporary posts to cover maternity leave. Please do make contact and we're happy to chat through the options that might work for you and when you apply please indicate your preference whether permanent or temporary and your preferred hours.

We may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn without notice. Applications will only be considered if submitted online and before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. All Applicants will be required to complete the United Learning online application form and a link is provided on this advert. CVs will not be accepted in place of United Learning’s application form.

The Royal School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work at the School to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post including an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and checks with previous employers.

About United Learning

The Royal School is part of United Learning, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.

The Royal School, Surrey is an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 0.17 to 18.

  • Surrey
  • Fixed Term
  • 05 September 2022

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Farnham Lane, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 1HQ

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