Ref 184130
Grade Main pay range
Salary £25714 to £ 36961 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 16/01/2023  to 31/08/2023 
Closing Date 02/12/2022

Tel: 01282 613437
Roll: 62
The Headteacher and governors at Walton Lane Nursery School wish to appoint a full-time teacher to our team to cover a maternity leave from 16/01/2023 to 31/08/2023.  The successful applicant will work closely with the senior nursery school teacher and they will be passionate about providing exciting learning opportunities for all children.

The nursery school works collaboratively with the Rocking Horse Club who offers nursery provision for children aged 0-5 years.

We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher who:

  • Is committed to providing excellent early years education for all children

  • Ensures that all children and their families are at the centre of their education

  • Can work effectively as part of our team

  • Is eager to develop exciting learning environments and opportunities for all children

  • Is committed to their own professional development to benefit children’s learning and progress

  • We can offer:

  • A Centre that is dedicated to excellent nursery education

  • A supportive and experienced team

  • A commitment and support for staff’s continual learning and professional development

  • A Centre that seeks to continually improve and embraces new ideas

  • Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

    Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

    Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.
    Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified teacher status
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • Early years specialism e.g. early years teaching qualification, Early Years Professional Status, Early Years Teacher Status.
  • Essential Experience
  • High quality teaching skills.

  • Understanding of effective learning in the early years.

  • Understanding of assessment practices related to the early years

  • Desirable Experience
  • Successful experience of nursery or early years teaching

  • Experience and/or understanding of assessment for learning for young children.

  • Proposed Interview Date:

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Return forms to the Headteacher at the School

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.