Vacancies at Highfields

Nursery Room Manager

Highfields School is a co-educational independent preparatory school located in beautiful parkland just minutes from Newark town centre, for boys and girls aged 2 to 11 years.  We offer a happy, caring environment with an emphasis on academic excellence.  Our enhanced curriculum provides a broad range of experiences for our pupils with a strong focus on pastoral care.

Our thriving Nursery represents a growing and significant part of our school and is very much integrated within it.  Children attending our Nursery benefit from the specialist teaching within school and enjoy a wide range of different experiences.  Set within our school grounds our Nursery offers children a safe and exciting place to learn and play, to prepare them for a smooth transition to main school.

We are seeking to appoint a room manager for our Explorers room (aged 2-3) to work in partnership with the Early Years Lead to maintain the purpose, values and strategy of school, upholding and developing our philosophy of delivering world class education through our cornerstones of academic excellence, an enhanced curriculum offer and traditional family values.

The role will take leadership and Line Management responsibility for Explorers Room (2 and 3 year olds) and provide an exceptional standard of academic teaching and pastoral care across your specific age group.

The hours will be 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time only, with some 7:30am starts and 18:00 finishes on a rota basis.  You should have 3 years of childcare experience and have a childcare qualification to NVQ level 3.

Please see the attached Job Description and visit our website to download an application form.  All applications to be made in writing to the Early Years Lead, Mrs Anna Saunders at [email protected] or to Highfields School, London Road, Newark NG24 3AL.


Closing date for applications:      Wednesday 15th September 2021

Interviews:                                         Week commencing Monday 20th September 2021

Start date:                                           As soon as possible

Highfields School is committed to safeguarding its staff and pupils and all appointments are made subject to a full enhanced DBS check.

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