Contract Type: Full Time
Support Role:
Job Start Date: 2021-09-01
Salary: Salary – Negotiable depending on qualifications & experience
School Type:
Academy Secondary Aged
School Size: 451-1000
School Age Range: 11-16
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Mitcham Road, Croydon, CR9 3AS
Ofsted Ranking: Good 2


Nursery Practitioner

Required – September 2021

Full Time & Permanent

We are looking for a passionate, self-motivated, committed and experienced Nursery Room Leader Practitioner (Level 3) to join our team.

Applicants must have the following:

– Good knowledge and experience of providing excellent quality provision for babies and young children essential
– Experience of working with Pre-school children
– Good understanding of the Key Person approach and duty of care responsibilities
– Strong knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding Policies and Procedures
– Ability to write quality observations and reports using appropriate ICT skills
– Ability to demonstrate and apply a strong knowledge of the EYFS curriculum
– Ability to plan for children’s individual needs and progress tracking
– Ability to work as part of a team following instructions or using initiative as appropriate

The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy opened in September 2014 and moved into its brand new whole-school rebuild in September 2017.

The Academy received a “Good” in all aspects following its first Ofsted inspection in March 2017 and is now working towards being graded as “Outstanding” at its next inspection. The Academy also benefits from an on-site nursery open to both staff and the general public which also has a grading of “Good” from Ofsted.

The Academy is located within a short walk of Therapia Lane Tram Stop, mid-way between East/ West Croydon and Wimbledon Mainline Stations and underground connections, both of which are approximately 15 minutes by tram from the school.

The Academy is fully committed to the safeguarding and well-being of all its students and staff. The successful applicant’s appointment will be subject to satisfactory enhanced clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy

The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy is a coeducational secondary school located in the Thornton Heath area of Croydon, South London, named after Lanfranc, Archbishop of Canterbury from 1070 to 1089.

The school was originally founded in 1931 as a boys' school in Thornton Road, Thornton Heath, near the junction with Mitcham Road and is close to Mitcham Common. In 1953 work began on a new school nearby in Mitcham Road, being opened in 1956 by the then Archbishop of Canterbury, Geoffrey Fisher.

Previously a foundation school administered by Croydon London Borough Council, The Archbishop Lanfranc School converted toacademy status in September 2014 and was renamed The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy. However the school contunies to coordinate with Croydon London Borough Council for admissions.