Nurture Lead

Pay Range: Grade C £13,854 - £15,805 per annum pro-rata
Start Date: Immediately
Contract Type: Part time – 26 hours and 15 minutes per week. Term time – 37 weeks per year
Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/09/2021

Why Deneholm Primary School?

Deneholm Primary School is an extremely happy and positive school looking to appoint a highly effective, caring, enthusiastic and experienced Nurture Lead to join our friendly and supportive team. We are an Ofsted Good school with pupils’ personal development and welfare being noted as a strength “The school’s work to promote pupils’ personal development, behaviour and welfare is outstanding.” Ofsted 2018. Experience of supporting a child with complex needs and associated learning difficulties will be highly beneficial to an application.  Experience of “Nurture” provision (Marjorie Boxall) would be amazing!

You will have;

  • experience in working with children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.
  • experience of working within the primary stage
  • the ability to create positive learning environments
  • high expectations of pupil attainment and behaviour
  • evidence of ability to enthuse and motivate pupils
  • a strong and caring personality and is calm and patient
  • good organisation and communication skills
  • the commitment to providing a ‘child-centred nurturing’ ethos, collaborative team-work and flexible working.



We are a Multi Academy Trust who wish to ensure our profession remains supportive and exciting, and we welcome all candidates including those embarking on their first stage of their career. This is an exciting time to join SWECET, which was established in 2015 with the belief that every young person in our community needs and deserves an education that will maximise their future life chances. In return for their dedication to achieving our vision, we offer our colleagues:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive training and development opportunities supported by Thurrock Teaching School Alliance
  • Full and comprehensive induction with training and tailored pathways for individual career progression
  • Reduced gym membership at a Trust school
  • Becoming part of a growing organisation
  • A health and wellbeing package
  • A two week October half term.


If you have energy and passion in abundance and would relish the opportunity to be part of our team, we look forward to hearing from you. To speak to the recruitment team for more information, please email [email protected]


South West Essex Community Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced DBS check with the Disclosure & Barring Service.