Job Details

Job Title

Maternity Cover Part Time Nursery Teacher-Allenby Primary School

Job reference

Date posted


Application closing date


Job type

Class Teacher, Teaching roles

Contract type

Fixed term


Nursery Class Teacher

Salary package

£M1 - £M6

Job description

Job details

Salary: dependent on previous experience

Hours: morning sessions only 8.30-11.30am (able to do 4 mornings if required Tuesday – Friday)

Reporting to: EYFS lead and Headteacher

Responsible for: day-to-day provision in the nursery

Main purpose

The teacher will:

*Fulfil the professional responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document

*Meet the expectations set out in the Teachers’ Standards

Duties and responsibilities


*Plan and teach well-structured nursery provision under the guidance of our EYFS Lead

*Assess, monitor, record and report on the learning needs, progress and achievements of assigned pupils, making accurate and productive use of assessment

*Adapt teaching and wider provision to respond to the strengths and needs of pupils

*Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils

*Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils

*Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge

*An in-depth understanding of the EYFS curriculum

*Experience teaching in an EYFS provision

Whole-school organisation, strategy and development

*Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the school’s policies, practices and procedures, so as to support the school’s vision and values

*Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school

*Work with others on curriculum and pupil development to secure co-ordinated outcomes

*Provide cover, in the unforeseen circumstance that another teacher is unable to teach

 Health, safety and discipline

*Promote the safety and wellbeing of pupils

*Maintain good order and discipline among pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment

Professional development

*Take part in the school’s appraisal procedures

*Take part in further training and development in order to improve own teaching

*Take part in the appraisal and professional development of others, where appropriate


*Communicate effectively with pupils, parents and carers

Working with colleagues and other relevant professionals

*Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school

*Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues

Personal and professional conduct

*Uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school

*Have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school, and maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality

*Understand and act within the statutory frameworks setting out their professional duties and responsibilities


*Work in line with statutory safeguarding guidance (e.g. Keeping Children Safe in Education, Prevent) and our safeguarding and child protection policies

*Work with the designated safeguarding lead (DSL) to promote the best interests of pupils, including sharing concerns where necessary

*Promote the safeguarding of all pupils in the school

Please note that this is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the role. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the teacher will carry out. The postholder may be required to do other duties appropriate to the level of the role, as directed by the headteacher or line manager.

Person specification

criteria qualities
and experience
·   Qualified teacher status

·   Successful primary teaching experience

·   An in-depth understanding of the EYFS curriculum

·   Experience teaching in an EYFS provision or at least a willingness to learn

Skills and knowledge ·   Knowledge of the EYFS curriculum

·   Knowledge of effective teaching and learning strategies

·   A good understanding of how children learn

·   Ability to adapt teaching to meet pupils’ needs

·   Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils

·   Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children

·   Knowledge of effective behaviour management strategies

·   Good ICT skills, particularly using ICT to support learning

Personal qualities ·   A commitment to getting the best outcomes for all pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school

·   High expectations for children’s attainment and progress

·   Ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively

·   Commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times

·   Commitment to safeguarding and equality



What skills and experience we are looking for:

*Someone who wants to work part-time.

*A committed member of staff who is passionate about EYFS

*Someone who is passionate about their personal growth and development and that of the pupils in our school.

*A qualified teacher with experience in EYFS

*A forward-thinker, able to work independently and as part of a team

*Someone who values relationships and understands the importance of working closely with families and staff.

 What the school offers its staff

Allenby Primary School is a small 1FE school situated in Southall Ealing. We are a close-knit school and a strong team of staff who are passionate about supporting the needs of all our learners. Inclusion is hugely important to us and we are fortunate enough to have an SLD Unit attached to the school.

Our motto is, ‘What we do Matters’, because we firmly believe that it does. Everyone is committed to doing the very best that they can to help our pupils be the best versions of themselves. We are proud of our pupils, our community and our school. We love working here and we think you might too!

We couldn’t do what we do without our fantastic staff team, and we are looking for a knowledgeable EYFS practitioner to join our team.  It is a part time vacancy and we are open to discuss the days so would be perfect for those seeking flexible hours.

If you are a qualified teacher, who is passionate about EYFS, then we want to hear from you. Come and join us in a key role on this exciting journey to help every child in our school reach their potential.

 Further details about the role

Why Work for us?

We think you will love working with us and here are some of the reasons why:

*We are a welcoming and supportive school with strong values and a caring ethos. We are a Unicef Rights Respecting school with a gold status.

*Our staff are a hardworking team dedicated to helping children succeed.

*Our children are engaged and eager to learn.

*We have a supportive leadership team and wider school community.

*Growth is important to us here. We value staff CPD and development.

*Why not come and see for yourself? We would love to welcome you to our school and show you around so that you can better understand our school environment. Please get in touch with the headteacher to arrange a visit:

*We have a strong culture of inclusion and support.

Commitment to safeguarding

Allenby Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this role, you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before an appointment is confirmed. Please note that references will be sought on shortlisted candidates before the interview.

How to apply:

*Complete the application form, including a personal statement and return to by Monday 4th December for shortlisting.

*Candidates will be notified whether they are successful or not by Tuesday 5th December via email.

*Interviews will be held on Friday 8th December 2023

Please submit a completed application form and personal statement to our School Business Manager, Marilyn Howard by midday, Monday 4th December 2023:

Visits are strongly advised. To arrange a visit, please contact the headteacher, David Hickman:


Allenby Road Southall Middlesex UB1 2HX

Tel No : 02085786636

Email :