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Pre-School Vacancies

Pre-School Manager at

The Duke of Bedford Pre-School

 35 hours per week, term time only.

Salary: Salary Grade New SCP 23 (£13.99 per hour) Pro rata £26,999.00 per annum.

Must be willing to work flexibly between the hours of 7.30am and 6pm.

 This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced practitioner to manage our thriving Pre-School of children aged 2 to 4.

We can offer you a fabulous rural location and your own self-contained building and outdoor garden area within the school grounds.  Caring and committed staff and governors and strong links with the Duke of Bedford School, just across the playground.

We are looking for a confident, committed and organised individual. Working in partnership with parents/carers and with the guidance of our EYFS lead teacher, you will work towards ensuring all children reach their full potential in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage.

 For the Manager’s role you will need:

  • recent experience of managing staff in an EYFS setting;
  • to be able to demonstrate your ability to undertake management responsibilities;
  • To be an excellent role model as a pre-school practitioner;
  • proven experience of planning a broad and balanced curriculum, and tracking the progress of groups of children;
  • Experience of SEND;
  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.

The Duke of Bedford Pre-School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is a requirement of all staff that they share this commitment and follow the prescribed policy and procedures to continuously promote a culture of safeguarding across the whole organisation.

 If you are interested, please feel free to phone our school office to arrange a visit. We will be able to answer any questions you may have, show you around and introduce you to our staff.

Start date: January 2020.

Closing date: 9am Friday 22nd November

Interviews: Thursday 28th November

All applications are subject to relevant checks and a full DBS check.

Application packs are available from the school office. Please enclose a letter of application as well as the application form.