About us


Pastures Way Nursery School is an inclusive local authority maintained nursery school with children aged from birth to 5 years. The nursery is a progressive setting that helps children become independent thinkers and learners in a nurturing and happy environment. We are passionate about providing the best education for children within our community, as well as supporting wider family need. As well as providing funded places for two, three and four years olds, we also offer resourced provision for a number of children with severe and complex special needs. More information about the School can be found at http://pastureswaynursery.com/

About the job


Salary: Leadership L1- L5 £42,195 - £46,566 a year
Hours per week: 1.0 FTE , Full time

We are seeking to appoint a new Deputy Head, who will also have SENDCo responsibility. The role holder will support the Headteacher in developing and embedding the new Early Years curriculum and progressing the School Development Plan. We are looking for someone to take a leading role in driving the School’s approach to both SEND and EYPP. The role holder will work with parents and relevant agencies to support the application for EHCPs and children’s transition to primary schools.


About you


As an outstanding teacher with extensive experience in early years’ education, you will have fantastic leadership skills and a commitment to quality and continuous improvement. QTS status plus NASENCo (or willingness to complete NASENCo within three years) are essential. Previous applicants need not apply.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhance criminal record check via DBS.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to contact the Head Teacher if you would like to discuss the role (head@pasturesway.nurseryluton.com). 

Closing date: 12th September 2021
Interviews: TBC

Application process


APPLY ONLINE:- Supporting Statement Questions are attached along with the JD & PS

Additional information

Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice, fluently in spoken English.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.