Nursery Education Officer

Job title: Nursery Education Officer

Number of vacancies: 1

Salary and scale point/grade: Scale 5 - actual salary £22,295.00 - £23,523.00

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 36 hours a week, term time only starting September 2019

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Tuesday, 19th March 2019


Comet Nursery School and Children’s Centre would like to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and caring Nursery Education Officer. Comet is an outstanding and inclusive Nursery School within a diverse and vibrant community. We are well resourced and forward thinking in our approach to nursery education.   In the first instance this post is in our 2 year old provision, however the role is across the whole nursery (2-4 year olds).

  • Are you enthusiastic and passionate about working with young children?
  • Are you a good team member?
  • Do you enjoy making the experiences for children exciting, engaging and fun?
  • Are you committed to high quality nursery education?

 We are looking for someone who has energy, commitment and a sense of humour and also:

  •          Experience of working with children under 5
  •          A good understanding of the importance of the learning environment both inside and                   outdoors
  •          A caring attitude to young children
  •          A commitment to children and families
  •          Good skills in literacy, ICT and numeracy
  •          Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  •          An ability to be flexible in the post

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Tuesday, 19th March 2019

Interview date:  Thursday, 28th March 2019

Name of contact at school for queries: Katie Wetherill

Phone number of contact at school for queries: 020 7749 9850

Email address of contact at school for queries:

Please return your completed application via post:  Comet Nursery School & Children’s Centre, 20 Halcomb Street, London, N1 5RF or email:

Comet is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All school posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.