SEND - Nursery Practitioner

99 Cavendish Drive, Liverpool L9 1NB
Salary / hourly pay rate
£22,428 - £24,862.5 per annum depending on experience
Hours Per Week
Employment Type
Full time
Contract Type
Date posted
Friday 13 October 2023
Closing Date
Wednesday 15 May 2024

SEND - Nursery Practitioner

Full time, term time only. £22,428 - £24,862.5 per annum depending on experience (£23,920 - £26,520 FTE). 8-4pm Monday to Friday. 


- FREE Online 24/7 GP Service for you and your family from a GP who can prescribe 

- Wagestream – where any day can be a payday 

- Refer-a-Friend Scheme - Instantly earn points and cash rewards 

- Sovereign Health Care Plan  

- Canada Life, Group Life Assurance  

- Blue Light Card  

- Blink, our internal communications app  

- Pension scheme  

- Free DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service) 


Cavendish View School provides a nurturing and stimulating education for pupils with Autism Spectrum Condition (A.S.C) and special education needs (S.E.N) from the ages of 5 to 11 years.

We provide every child with an exceptional educational experience which is enjoyable, stimulating and supportive, enabling them to reach their full potential. We are a small school but we have big ideas and do not set limits on what our children can both aspire to and achieve. Our goal is to give the children at Cavendish View School a window on the wider world.

Pupils benefit from a multi-disciplinary team consisting of teachers, a family liaison officer, teaching assistants, a speech and language therapist, an occupational therapist and a mental health practitioner.


Job scope

1. To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children with a wide range of additional needs: Autism, sensory processing, speech and language support.

2. To give support to the staff within the setting.

3. To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn.

4. To build and maintain strong partnership working with parents to enable children’s needs to be met.


Job Responsibilities

• To effectively deliver the EYFS ensuring that the individual needs and interests of children in the setting are met (in conjunction with other team members)

• To keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys and share with parents, carers and other key adults in the child’s life.

• Support all staff and engage in a good staff team.

• To develop and maintain strong partnerships and communication with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs.

• To ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children having an awareness of any disabilities, family cultures and medical histories.

• To advise LP/Principal of any concerns, e.g. over children, parents, the safety of the environment.

• To be involved in out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, summer fayre, etc. as required.

• To be flexible within working practices of the setting, undertaking other responsible duties where needed, such as domestic tasks, preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment, etc.

• To work alongside the management and staff team to ensure that the setting’s philosophy is fulfilled.

• To read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role and the safe running of the setting.

• To develop your role within the team, especially with regard to being a key person

• To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff that is acquired as part of the job.

• To be aware of the high profile of the setting and to uphold its standards at all times, both in work hours and outside.

• To support nursery assistants, students and volunteers.

Must have experience within SEND settings and a relevant EYFS qualification.