Quarry School Place, Headington, Oxford, OX3 8LH
01865 762345



Due to an increase in numbers in nursery we are looking for an Early Years practitioner (NVQ level 3 or equivalent)  to join our amazing team.

 This is a full-time (35 hours) position, which  includes INSET days and weekly staff meeting- usually held 4-5 p.m. This position  is temporary until the 31st August 2020, but may become permanent. 

 This position is a  Grade 8 (£24,313-£26,999 pro rata (£12.60-£13.99 p.h.) and is from the 6th January 2020.

We welcome visits to the school, to book these please ring 01865 762345, or if you have any questions email us on office.1006@headington-nurs.oxon.sch.uk

Please see the person specification, application form and job description below.

Nursery Nurse Job Description Oct 19

Personal Spec Daycare NN Oct 19

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Due to our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, the successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Our selection process will assess rigorously all candidates’ suitability and their commitment to safeguarding children. This will include:

  • Testing candidates’ understanding and commitment to safeguarding children
  • Examining original certificates of professional qualifications and proof of identity
  • Identifying gaps and anomalies in career histories
  • Asking referees specific questions about:

o Reasons to doubt candidates’ honesty, trustworthiness or reliability;

o Whether candidates are currently the subject of any form of disciplinary or competency inquiry or warning;

o Any disciplinary offences relating to children including any in which the penalty is “time expired”;

o Any child protection concerns.

We reserve the right to contact referees to check out any concerns arising from the application, reference or interview. Please ensure one of your referees is your current or most recent employer. If you do not name your current line manager we will contact them to seek a reference.