Nursery Nurse – St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School

Nursery Practitioner – St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School

Grade:             Grade 4, Point 6 – 14 (£23,893.00 – £27,334.00) paid pro rata
Hours:             35 hours a week, Term Time plus 1 week, Permanent (Monday-Friday 8:15am – 3.45pm)

The Local Governing Body wish to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Nursery Practitioner who will support in leading the Catholic Ethos of our happy and successful school.

Do you want to work in a happy, caring environment? Are you a dedicated professional who loves to see children achieve?

We are looking for a Nursery Practitioner to join our team who will share our vision, drive and determination for school improvement. The employees and Local Governing Body at St Patrick’s are aspirational for the future and are on a journey of rapid improvement.

We can offer:

  • A happy school with a committed team and a strong Catholic ethos;
  • A warm and welcoming atmosphere;
  • Enthusiastic, well-motivated and excellently behaved children;
  • Supportive parents and Local Academy Committee Members;
  • Excellent professional development opportunities within our Academy of schools.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a dedicated professional with the ability to inspire children
  • Set high standards for themselves and others
  • Work successfully in partnership with parents and our community
  • Be committed to promoting the Catholic ethos of our school;
  • Be a team player with good interpersonal skills and able to multi-task in a busy environment;
  • Be energetic, enthusiastic and caring;
  • Be able to show excellent organisational and communication skills with both children and colleagues

We warmly welcome visits and would be delighted to show you around our school. For further information on this role or to arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Phyl Duckett, Business Manager on 02476 612671 or email

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and submit your application form as soon as possible.

Only CES application forms will be accepted. All sections of the CES application form and supplementary must be completed and are available to download on our website at and should be submitted to

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

Closing Date: 9am on 7th March 2024

Interviews: 14th March 2024

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