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Part-time headteacher and lead teacher role at Childhaven Nursery School

Childhaven Community Nursery School, 13 Belgrave Crescent, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1UB

Number on Roll: 90

Post: Part-time (0.4) Headteacher (L6), plus 0.3 nursery teaching commitment (M6) and 0.2 (flexible) work within the Scarborough Teaching Alliance to support Early Years CPD (L6).

Commencing:  September, 2019.  Fixed term until July 2020.

Salary: Headteacher L6 / Teacher: M6

Closing date for applications: Midday 7th June 2019

Interviews: Wednesday 19th June 2019

Giving children the best possible start to their education.

Set over 3 storeys of a beautiful large 5 storey, Victorian building, in heart of the spectacular seaside town of Scarborough, Childhaven is a successful and thriving Community Nursery School, rated Outstanding in all areas as well as being a Nursery Teaching School with  National teaching status and lead school in the Scarborough Teaching Alliance.

This is a unique opportunity to further develop Childhaven as a centre of excellence for Early Years in an environment that exudes infectious enthusiasm and enjoyment of learning.

We are seeking to appoint a Headteacher with a proven record of strong strategic leadership skills, extensive knowledge of EYFS and early childhood development.  To succeed you must have drive and ambition to further develop collaborative working, and demonstrate the ability to show pedagogical leadership of high quality early years provision across the nursery school and within the Teaching Alliance. You must be a proven excellent Early Years leader with a passion for developing children as confident and independent learners and thinkers. An excellent communicator, you must have a good understanding of the needs and demands of a nursery school such as Childhaven, together with the skills needed to effectively influence stakeholders.

You will work alongside our existing part-time headteacher and a team of highly experienced staff who share a very strong vision for the school and believe passionately in the same values. Childhaven also has a very supportive and caring Governing body.

Scarborough is a spectacular seaside town on England’s North Sea coast, within the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. Where countryside meets the coast. As well as its stunning scenery, quaint coastal areas and glorious beaches, Scarborough offers a whole range of things to see and do. Home to open air concerts, theatre and the arts. Scarborough boasts easy transport links to London, Leeds and Manchester.

If you would like the opportunity to visit our school in advance of your application and see for yourself the exciting hub of activity that our children enjoy. Please call Donna, our administrator, on 01723 373231 to make an appointment or email:

Application forms will be available to download from our nursery website