Careers at English Martyrs’ School

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  1. Nursery Manager/Teacher required September 2017

    Nursery Manager/Teacher required September 2017

    The Governors of English Martyrs’ Catholic Primary School seek to appoint a Nursery Manager/Teacher  to join their lovely EYFS team.   The school welcomes applicants from all faiths but we would ask them to be sympathetic to the ethos of the school. 

    English Martyrs’ is one of the most established Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Southwark with a history in Catholic education stretching back to 1875.  It has a reputation for striving to ensure the best outcomes for all of its pupils. 

    • Closing Date: 9.00 AM Friday 23 June 2017
    • Short listing: 4PM Friday 23 June 2017
    • Interviews:  Monday 26 June 2017

    The Nursery

    • Current Ofsted rating of ‘Good’
    • ‘The early years leader provides effective leadership’ (Ofsted, 2016)
    • Nursery has 60 places-26 A.M places and 26 P.M. places
    • All NC Key Stage 1 subjects are above national standards (Raiseonline 2015)
    • Supportive and approachable Head teacher
    • Progression opportunities
    • The Nursery is located in a beautiful Victorian Gate House within the school grounds, with its own garden
    • The school has a children’s cookery room
    • The school has a parents’ room for parents- which is especially useful for parents with young children.
    • Scheduled enhancement works for Nursery: own main entrance and playground.

    The Candidate

    This role is suitable an experienced Nursery Teacher or someone with experience in private nursery but who has QTS or EYTS . If you have the qualifications and experience outlined above, and you are a Nursery Teacher seeking a supportive primary school then this could be the job for you.

    We will offer:

    • negotiable salary for the right candidate;
    • wonderful children who are keen to learn;
    • an opportunity to set your mark on our nursery provision;
    • potential flexible working arrangements;
    • good work life balance, 13 weeks holidays;
    • a commitment to professional development and
    • loyal and supportive colleagues.

    To Apply

    Applications are preferred from practising Catholics or those sympathetic to the Catholic ethos and values of the school.   Visits (by arrangement) to the school are encouraged. Please send your completed application form and other required forms to the School Business Manager by email (



    • Closing Date: 9.00 AM Friday 23 June 2017
    • Short listing: 4PM Friday 23 June 2017
    • Interviews:  Monday 26 June 2017


English Martyrs’ is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.  This post will be subject to pre-employment checks, references will be sought and the successful candidates will need to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service checks.