Holy Cross Catholic Primary School

NURSERY PRACTITIONER – SCALE 5 £29853 – £30348

This is a permanent, full time, term time only (38 weeks) position and the salary will be paid pro-rata.  Actual salary is approximately £25127 – £25968.

Aspire London is a federation of Holy Cross Catholic Primary School and St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School both located in the Borough of Lewisham.   We are a vibrant, inclusive community with high expectations of all.  Our children are happy, keen and motivated.  They enjoy our rich and adventurous curriculum which instils in them a life-long love of learning.

We are now seeking an inspirational nursery practitioner to join our Early Years’ team.  The successful candidate will hold a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in Early Years plus English and maths (or equivalent).  A current paediatric first aid qualification is desirable otherwise training can be provided.  We welcome applications from creative thinkers who will enthuse our children and give them a passion for learning.  The successful candidate will be someone who brings love, laughter and compassion.   

Before applying please check that you hold a Level 3 ‘full and relevant’ qualification for the EYFS.

Check the DfE website here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/early-years-qualifications-finder

If you gained a Level 3 qualification before 2014 check this document: Early_Years_Qualifications_before_Sept_2014

If you gained a Level 3 qualification after 2014 check this document: Early_years_qualifications_after_1_September 2014

Visits to the school are encouraged.  To book an appointment or for more information please contact Tracey Forde, Assistant School Business Manager on 020 8698 2675 or email on tforde2.209@lgflmail.org

Please see the school website for an application form and further details: www.holycross.lewisham.sch.uk

Closing date: midday on 19 January 2024. Shortlisted candidates will be informed by telephone or email.

 Interviews to be held on 26 January 2024. 

Staff Vacancies

Holy Cross Catholic Primary School
Culverley Road, Catford, SE6 2LD
St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School
Dunfield Road, Bellingham, SE6 3RD

Aspire London is a federation currently comprising of Holy Cross School in Catford and St. Augustine’s School in Bellingham, both in the borough of Lewisham. The Schools are vibrant, inclusive and exciting learning environments with high expectations of all. Our children are happy, confident and motivated. They enjoy our rich curriculum which instils in them a life long love of learning.

The patron saint of Aspire London is St. Oscar Romero and we live by his wise words,

“Aspire not to have more but to be more”

Holy Cross and St. Augustine’s are both one form of entry with Nursery provision and both have their own unique character. Our staff are offered a wide range of continued professional development throughout the year from individual training to sessions as a staff team and whole federation. We have opportunities for career development in the individual schools and across the federation. The staff teams in our federation work closely together in school and across our federation where we meet termly for the purpose of moderation as well as year group and subject lead meetings.

Aspire London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Visits are welcomed and encouraged. To book an appointment or for more information please contact our School Office.