Jobs at Grace Owen Nursery

Early Years Educator with an appropriate Level 2 qualification

The closing date for this post is 22.5.23

Job Title - Early Years Educator (temporary)

School Name - Grace Owen Nursery School

Location - Sheffield

Contract - 52 week contract (temporary to cover maternity leave) from 5.6.23 (or as soon as possible after that) to 31.3.24 (or earlier return of post holder)

Hours per week - 37 hours

Weeks per year - 52 weeks

Grade and Salary - Grade 3 (SCP 5-6 £23,500- 23,893) Level 2

The Governors at Grace Owen Nursery School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Early Years Educator with an appropriate Level 2 qualification. This is a temporary post to cover a maternity leave.

This post offers the successful candidate the opportunity to join our friendly, experienced and supportive staff team. We work in close partnership with families and build strong attachments with our children. We value their well-being and involvement in their learning and encourage their creativity across the curriculum, both indoors and outdoors.  We place a high emphasis on communication, language and thinking skills and we believe in feeding children’s curiosity. We work hard to build friendships, foster independence and self-confidence and promote life-long learning skills.

Grace Owen Nursery School is an 80 place setting which has been situated in Park Hill flats since 1963, moving to its new premises within the renovated part of the complex in 2016. It is a welcoming and inclusive environment which serves a diverse and vibrant community, catering for children from the age of six months to school age.

We can offer you: •a unique and stimulating nursery school environment •a supportive and dedicated staff team •a setting that looks outwards as part of the SSELP community and having links with universities and another nursery school as well as a range of other partners •a setting that is an Early Years Centre of Excellence for SEND •opportunities to work in close partnership with families and colleagues from a wide range of services •a CPD package •individual support to help you achieve your full potential  

Visits to the school or a phone discussion prior to application are very much encouraged.

This post requires completion of an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

INFORMAL ENQUIRIES: For more information and to arrange a visit please contact Nancy or Suzanne on 0114 2722541.

For an application pack please apply to

Please return your completed application form to Nancy Farrow, Headteacher by email  to