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Class Teacher

Employer: Edith Kerrison Nursery School & Children's Centre

Salary: Main Pay Scale (Teachers pay and conditions)

Location: Edith Kerrison Nursery School & Children's Centre

Contract: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full Time

Hours: 32.5 hours per week.

DBS Check: Enhanced

Closing Date: 07/10/2019 at 12:00 PM

Reference: Pri/19/109414


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Post Title: Deputy Headteacher


Salary: Leadership Scale £46,208 – £50,673

Deadline for applications: Monday 30th September 2019 by 4.00pm

Possible Interview Date: Monday 7th October 2019


Start date: January 2020


School name:  Moss Hall Nursery School

School address:  189 Nether Street, N3 1NR

Tel: 0208 445 2518


Headteacher: Annette Long



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SLTs and Early Years Practitioners - Hanen Learning Language and Loving It Evaluation

Position: Exciting opportunity to contribute to gathering evidence for a research project commissioned by the Education Endowment Foundation.  We need Speech and Language Therapists (SLT) or Early Years practitioners for carrying out assessments with 3-4-year olds in the North-West of England as part of the evaluation of Hanen Learning Language and Loving It (Hanen LLLI), a training programme for early years practitioners.

Location: North-West of England. Areas include:
Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Calderdale, Liverpool Central, Liverpool South, Merseyside, Preston, Sefton, St Helens

Hours and key dates
• 1/2 day briefing:
- Manchester: Tuesday, September 3, 2019
- Liverpool on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.
SLTS and practitioners need to choose one of the briefing dates.
• Scheduling assessments at the assigned settings between September 23 and September 27, 2019.
• Administering pupil assessments between September 30 to October 18, 2019
• SLTs and practitioners will need 2 days per school, which includes scheduling, administering assessments and submitting scores (17 pupils will be assessed at each setting)

• Attend one briefing event in Manchester or Liverpool
• Schedule assessments with individual nurseries/schools
• Administer the British Picture Vocabulary Scale (BPVS) to 17 pupils selected for testing during the assessment period. Materials will be provided at the briefing event.
• Send weekly report on testing progress.
• Input pupils’ scores at the end of each assessment day.

Time commitment the minimum time commitment (in addition to attending the briefing) is 6 days to schedule and complete assessments at 3 settings and to submit scores . We welcome a longer or full-time commitment during the testing period.

Experience and availability
Essential criteria
• Qualified SLT at Level 4 and above (can be newly qualified) or qualified Early Years practitioner at Level 3 and above
• Experience of working with young children and carrying out assessments with 3-4-year olds
• Have access to a car and full valid driver’s license
• Ability to work flexibly across multiple setting and children’s availability

Desirable criteria: Experience of carrying out assessments using the British Picture Vocabulary Scale (BPVS)

• At least 6 days, a small proportion of which will be spent during the scheduling period to make appointment with nurseries. It may be that multiple visits are required to a setting to complete the assessments. This will depend on when the children who need to be assessed attend nursery
• Attend one briefing session

More information and how to apply: Please express your interest by emailing or phoning 0808 169 1224. Please be aware that we are working with a recruitment agency to fill these roles; if you apply, we may pass your contact details and CV on to the agency.

NOTE: Similar testing will take place with the same children from June 8 to July 10, 2020 with scheduling of assessments in May 2020. If you would like to be involved in this phase of testing please register your interest with NatCen ( or 0808 169 1224) and indicate the number of days you would be available.

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