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Nursery Nurse - Full-time

Queenborough School and Nursery , Queenborough

  • Ref:KCC886-2237-49S
  • Posted:16/10/2022
  • Pay:KR3 £18,327(FTE)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:19/10/2022 at 16:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Queenborough School & Nursery is looking to appoint a Nursery Nurse to join our OUTSTANDING Early Years Foundation Stage Team.  We offer the opportunity to work within a team of passionate and committed teachers and staff, serving motivated, well-behaved children. The post is 36.25 hours per week term time only + 3 staff development days. (8.15am to 4pm with half hour lunch).

Ofsted, 2016 states: 'This is an outstanding school where everyone is an enthusiastic learner and makes a valuable contribution to the exceptionally positive ethos. The headteacher, governors and school leaders are passionate about creating a community where everyone, adults and pupils alike, is an enthusiastic learner. Everybody who visits or is part of the school comments on the special atmosphere, which is positive, purposeful and caring. There is a very evident emphasis on ensuring that pupils become well-rounded, confident individuals who can, and do, make a strong personal contribution and move on to secondary school with confidence, having achieved well in primary school.'

As a Teaching School, we are committed to the continued professional development of all staff at all levels and we provide excellent opportunities for career development. 

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has the highest aspirations for themselves and the children they teach;
  • Is committed to furthering their own professional development;
  • Is passionate in shaping and supporting the whole child;
  • Can work as part of a team;
  • Is committed to the safety and welfare of all children;
  • Is approachable, friendly and has excellent communication skills.

In return, we can offer:

  • A happy and vibrant working ethos;
  • Motivated, polite and well-behaved children with a love for learning;
  • A team of motivated, talented and passionate staff;
  • An inspirational and engaging curriculum;
  • Leaders who understand and promote staff well-being;
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and continued professional development.

We would encourage candidates to visit our outstanding school in action, prior to application. Appointments can be made via the School Office. We welcome applications from Qualified Nursery Nurses with a minimum of level 3 qualifications. All candidates must share our commitment to the safeguarding of children and the position will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Please send your completed application form to office@queenborough.kent.sch.uk 

Information about the school

Queenborough School & Nursery is a two form entry Primary School with attached Nursery, serving the communities of Queenborough and Rushenden on the Isle of Sheppey. In October 2016, the school was recognised by Ofsted as Outstanding. The school is an ArtsMark Gold school, as well as holding the SMSC Mark, Music Mark, School Games Mark Gold Level and Primary Science Quality Mark at Gilt level.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01795 581200


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.