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Headteacher/SENCo - Balham Nursery School cloned on 30-03-24 23:06:13

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Required for September 2024

Balham Nursery School, part of Wandsworth Federation of Maintained Nursery Schools consists of a high performing, early years school and a day nursery for boys & girls aged 0-5 years and is currently an OFSTED rated Outstanding school. 

Balham Nursery is located in the heart of Balham, a residential area in the Borough of Wandsworth.

We are seeking an experienced candidate who will bring joy, ambition and compassionate leadership to ensure Balham remains an exciting and safe place to learn, reinforce our ethos and deliver on our strategic goals.

The right leader will have;

  • proven and successful experience in school leadership and management 
  • the ability to inspire and motivate
  • excellent communication skills
  • strategic vision and skillset to maintain and further develop partnerships between children, parents, governors and the wider community.
  • Experience in Early Years and the EYFS curriculum
  • SENCo experience

Visits to the school are encouraged. To arrange, please contact the school office on 

020 88673 4055 or email

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. 

Alternatively, please contact Lesley Lynch Senior HR Officer, on 07929874351 or email: to receive an application pack or with enquiries regarding the application process.

Completed application should be returned to the school by email:

Closing date: 24th April 2024 (at Noon)

Interviews: Week Commencing Monday 29th April 2024

Please call 020 8871 8270 or email and confirm the receipt of your application.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that we do not accept CVs

Balham Nursery School

72 Endlesham Road



SW12 8JL

Telephone: 020 88673 4055


Executive Headteacher: Catherine McKeever

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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