• Full Time
  • Highfield Nursery School
  • £32,076 to £39,186 pro rata, subject to formal evaluation under the Pay Equity Review / Year

Website The Birmingham Federation of Maintained Nursery Schools

Vacancy Reference: JOB001949

Governors are looking for an excellent Inclusion Manager with strong early years’ pedagogy to join the school. Highfield Nursery School seeks to build on its recent Ofsted success in November 2023 and expand its inclusion team. ‘There is a commitment from staff that every moment will count for every child. Our provision for children with special educational needs/disabilities is exemplary. Staff are well trained and incredibly skilled in child development. This is a very positive and inspirational community.’ Ofsted 2023.

The role offers an opportunity to work with our SENDCO and a leadership team committed to delivering the best outcomes for all children in a busy environment which is exciting, challenging and highly rewarding.

Birmingham Federation of Maintained Nursery Schools consists of nine Nursery Schools delivering inclusive high-quality early education and care to children aged 0-5 across Birmingham. We have a vibrant and enthusiastic staff of teachers, teaching assistants, nursery officers, play workers, administrators and other support staff who make up our large staff team. As well as outstanding provision for children and families we are committed to staff professional development and you would have opportunities to be part of the wider and developing role of our nursery schools.

You will offer us:

• your experience and skill of developing high quality provision for children with special educational needs in an Early Years setting

• your commitment to engaging and inspiring our children and the ability to make a real difference to their learning

• your flexibility, commitment and excellent interpersonal skills Early Years Financial Incentive: £1000 (Grant) to pass on to eligible new or returning recruits to Birmingham’s Early Years Workforce

School Address

Highfield Nursery School
Highfield Road
Washwood Heath
B8 3QF
Telephone number: 0121 675 4617

Contact Email



This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including:

enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.


All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

Short-listed candidates

An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.

Terms and Conditions

BCC is a Living Wage employer.

Rehabilitation of Offenders

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

To apply for this job please visit www.hrforschools.org.uk.