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Wiveliscombe Primary School is a school with big ideas and a full heart. Our staff seek to encourage and challenge pupils from their very first day and throughout their journey with us, creating a warm and inclusive atmosphere where learning is fun.

At Wiveliscombe Primary School we offer:

  • A thriving rural school
  • Wonderful pupils and supportive parents
  • An opportunity to work with pupils throughout all year groups including links with our nursery
  • An enthusiastic and supportive team of staff, parents and governors


School Background

We are a rural school at the heart of the community. At Wiveliscombe Primary School our motto is being the best we can be. What does this mean for our children? It means that as a school we have a clear aim and intention to provide an education that enables each child to thrive and meet their own potential.



Job Title: Nursery Practitioner

Hours: Up to 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Full time/Part time

Salary Scale: £19,264

Closing date: 8th July 2022 at 9am

Interview Date: 12th July 2022


Paddocks Nursery

We are a thriving nursery within the beautiful, rural town of Wiveliscombe, near Taunton. Paddocks is proud to be part of Wiveliscombe Primary School. We require a Nursery Manager who is passionate about childcare, can inspire and support a team, whilst having the autonomy to lead and work with the primary school to ensure consistency and to share best practice.


Paddocks is an established provider of childcare with a ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement in 2019. We provide a calm, purposeful and innovative environment; which includes beautiful grounds and a modern spacious building.


We are looking for someone who shares our enthusiasm for providing high quality childcare.

You must have excellent knowledge of the EYFS and experience as a key worker. 

Nursery Practitioner day to day tasks include:

  • Responsibility for the safety and welfare of children between the ages of birth and 5 years
  • Proactively advise and support parents to maximise customer satisfaction

If you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development, please download and complete a Support Staff application form and return it to


If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Lucy Crowe, Headteacher at Wiveliscombe Primary School, for an initial conversation by calling 01984 623325 or contact the school via email.


Wiveliscombe Primary School and The Paddocks Nursery are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and pre-employment checks.

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We are delighted that Paddocks Nursery School is a part of Wiveliscombe Primary School