Nursery Practitioner
Robsack Wood Primary Academy

Closing date: 01/07/2022

Job posted date: 17/06/2022

Salary: East Sussex Grade 3 - £18,887

Employment type: Permanent

Hours per week: 37

​​​​​​​We are looking for Nursery Practitioners who are passionate about developing young minds! ​​​​​​​

We are looking to recruit 2 x Nursery Practitioners to join our friendly and supportive team. The Nursery is part of a purpose built Early Years Village offering high quality childcare and education for children from 3 months to 5 years, for 51 weeks of the year.

Our setting offers a free flow approach across the age phases where children are able to access the indoor and outdoor environments alongside structured learning experiences in small groups. We offer a range of activities including outdoor leaning, balance ability and much more.

​​​​​​​Are you:
Patient, calm and relaxed with an enthusiastic approach to learning?
Confident in running stimulating, fun and educational activities with children?

Do you take a creative approach when interacting with children?
​​​​​​​Do you have experience in working in an early years setting?
If so, we would love to hear from you!

​​​​​​​In return for your skills and experience, we offer you:

  • Excellent facilities and resources for staff and pupils
  • A calm, positive and innovative learning environment
  • ​​​​​​​A range of innovative support for health and wellbeing, including an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme
  • Scholarship opportunities run in collaboration with the University of Brighton
  • Automatic annual pay progression
  • ​​​​​​​Flexible working opportunities from day 1

​​​​​​​About Robsack Wood Primary Academy

Ofsted grade: Good (2022)

Robsack Wood is a school for 4 to 11-year olds in St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex. We promote personal achievement for all our pupils and provide creative learning opportunities so that every child succeeds. Our pupils enjoy an exceptional learning environment including outdoor learning in our Forest School, a large grassed playing field, adjacent woodlands, garden areas and animal areas with chickens and ducks. We also host a nursery for children aged from 3 months.

We hold the Arts Council Artsmark Award and East Sussex Quality Mark for Inclusion.

Learn more by, visit our website: Home - Robsack Wood Primary Academy

​​​​​​​The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.

About the University of Brighton Academies Trust

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.

Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve

Our commitment
The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
We welcome applications from all members of the community.

The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.

Important dates

Application closing date:1st July 2022

Interview date: 6th July 

Start date: TBC