St John's is seeking to appoint a Qualified Nursery Practitioner

Salary: £25,453.66 (Pro-rata and dependant on qualification and experience)
Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week (8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday)

Bainton Road Nursery is a purpose-built and state-of-the-art facility to cater for the children of students and staff of St John’s College Oxford with some places also available for children of Oxford University staff and students. Located just off the Woodstock Road at the northern end of the St John’s College Sports Ground with excellent transport links. The building has an external play area, facing out over the College sport fields, that is partly covered and can be used all year round. The Nursery is expected to care for approximately 26 children.

Reporting to the Nursery and Deputy Nursery Manager, the Nursery Practitioner will work with the nursery team to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe, and receive rich, stimulating and exciting play experiences. To be responsible for meeting the requirements of regulating bodies with relation to Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) statutory framework, special educational needs, safeguarding, health and safety and to ensure that you adhere to Bainton Road Nursery policies and procedures at all times.

How to apply

We are committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

In accordance with Safer Recruitment policy, we will not be accepting CVs for this position. A job description can be found here.  All candidates are required to use the attached Application Form. All applicants are requested to fill in an Equality Monitoring Form to help us fulfil our duties as an equal opportunities employer. 

The completed Application Form should be returned to, or by post to the HR Office, St John’s College, St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3JP.

Closing date: open until filled.

If your application is successful your appointment will be subject to:

(i)        the provision of an original document which indicates your right to work in the UK
(ii)      the completion of an enhanced DBS check

St John’s College is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity for all. We encourage applications from all sections of the community, and are especially keen to encourage candidates from under-represented groups to apply for advertised positions.