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Nursery Teacher Vacancy – Start September 2018

May 11, 2018


Fixed- term contract for 1 year: 0.8 FTE (Five mornings and three afternoons a week)

 Lydalls Nursery School – Didcot

We are a welcoming, friendly and inclusive Local Authority Nursery school, looking for an enthusiastic teacher to join our team for the next academic year.

We need someone who has experience in working with young children and who believes in respecting each child as an individual, in order for them to develop and reach their full potential.

Our passionate staff team and governors are committed to working together to provide high quality education and care for our children. We believe every child matters and strive to provide rich experiences that support each child’s unique development.

We want to appoint someone who will:

  • ensure each child is known, valued and respected.
  • plan experiences which provoke children to wonder about the world and to think imaginatively.
  • provide varied, enticing environments to encourage independent, exploratory learning through play.
  • be experienced and knowledgeable at using close observations of children in order to support their personal interests and needs.
  • be dedicated to children’s learning and open to new ideas.
  • contribute thoughtful and caring input to the staff team.

For more information please download the Nursery Teacher Job Description and the Teacher Person Specification information.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please call the school on 01235 813137 to make a visit and for more information.

Please apply using the Oxfordshire County Council Teachers Application Form and either email your completed form to the school office: or post to Lydalls Nursery School, Lydalls Road, Didcot OX11 7HX to be received by 04.06.2018. If you have any queries or need any further information please call the school office on 01235 813137 Monday-Friday 9.00am to 2.30pm.

Closing Date: 4th June 2018

Interview Date: 8th June 2018

Start date: 4th September 2018

Our website will provide you with introductory information about our aims and values. They will explain how we work and how the children will learn during their time with us.

Additional information will be displayed in school, published on this website or sent home in Newsletters. At all times, we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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