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Nurture Practitioner (HLTA) - John Gulson Primary School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

What is the job role?

FULL TIME (35 hours per week and 39 weeks term time only)

Required June 2024 (or September 2024 for the right candidate)

Are you looking to join an innovative school, on their amazing journey and make a real difference to children and their families? Are you passionate about your own career development? If so, then we would welcome your application!

The Headteacher and Governing Body are seeking to appoint a kind, caring, patient and relationships driven experienced nurture practitioner to join our team and work alongside our Head of Pastoral Care to develop a new nurture base. We are looking for someone who can deliver consistently high-quality lessons and nurture, developing an inspiring learning environment where all children achieve their potential.

You will:

• Create a safe base in nurture provision where children can be supported with both Social, emotional, mental health and learning  needs and academic outcomes.  

• Support the Head of SEND, Safeguarding, Behaviour and Pastoral care and the Deputy Head of SEND and Behaviour to develop an effective nurture provision at John Gulson Primary School 

• Have accountability for the progress of children within the nurture programme 

• Support the development of nurture principles across the school. 

• Ensure that mental health and well-being of all is central to your approach to all provision

• Have knowledge and understanding of nurture provision (including the principles of nurture) 

Who are we looking for?

We can offer:

• Kind, caring, hard-working and motivated children;

• Friendly, supportive and motivated staff team who are committed to improvement;

• Positive working environment with a proactive commitment to staff wellbeing and school values demonstrated at all times;

• A school on a journey of ongoing improvement and development;

• Full commitment to ongoing professional development opportunities where you can access NPQs or access funding towards qualifications such as a Masters Degree.

How to apply

Further details and application forms below or can be obtained by contacting Mrs Davis (School Business Manager) on  

Completed application forms should be returned to Mrs Davis at

Tours of the school available on:

Monday 18th March 2024 at 4pm

Thursday 11th April 2024 at 8:30am

Closing date: Monday 15th April 2024 at 9am

Interview date: Thursday 18th April 2024

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

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