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Nursery Manager - Full-time

Leigh Academies Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F63-85-S
  • Posted:28/11/2022
  • Pay:Actual salary £19,665 - £21,574 per annum
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:05/12/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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Hartley Primary Academy have a fantastic opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Nursery Manager to join the team as soon as possible. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Nursery Manager to assist and ensure the best possible environment, the highest standards, and exceptional care are provided for our children. We are looking for an excellent practitioner who will be expected to provide high quality, flexible childcare for families.​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​Roundash Nursery joined Hartley Primary Academy in 2019 and provides the children with a safe, friendly, and nurturing environment where we use play and fun to increase learning. Our staff at Roundash Nursery support every child’s individual interests so that they engage fully with various exciting, challenging and high quality activities, to ensure they reach their full potential. Our successful candidate will play a pivotal role in its continued success and development and will also provide outstanding education opportunities for children aged from 3 years. 

We are looking for someone with:

  • A minimum of NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, EYPS, EYTS or QTS.
  • Previous, recent experience managing a similar setting.
  • Excellent communicator at all levels.
  • Ability to organise own work and that of others, identify priorities and meet outcomes.
  • Lead by example, demonstrating high levels of drive, enthusiasm and passion with proven ability to motivate others.
  • Excellent written communication with ability to produce and evaluate reports.
  • Up to date knowledge of EYFS framework and other relevant regulations.
  • Knowledge of safeguarding children.
  • Proven success in managing provision and innovative teaching across the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Our successful candidates will receive:

  • The opportunity to help shape our future by joining a LAT academy
  • A school community committed to raising achievement and attainment
  • A strong commitment to support professional development opportunities
  • A supportive Governing Body and Leadership Team

This is a permanent opportunity working Term Time + 1 week inset, 37 hours per week and offers an actual salary of £19,665 - £21,574 per annum (£22,864 - £25,082 full time equivalent), commensurate with experience.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Candidates must hold a full and relevant Level 3 qualification in order to comply with staff:child EYFS ratios. You can check your qualification(s) by visiting the .gov website. Shortlisted candidates will be required to bring evidence of their qualification(s) to their interview. ​​​​​​​​​​​

Information about the trust

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2022, our Trust comprises 30 geographically organised academies (14 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Our future plans are found in our Vision 2030 document available on our website.​​​​​​​

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the benefits available to all LAT employees from day one.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

​​​​​​Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Olivia Couzins
  • Address:LAT Head Office,
    Carnation Road,
    Rochester,
    Kent,
    ME2 2SX
  • Telephone: 01634 412240
  • Email: talent@latrust.org.uk

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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.