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Senior Early Years Practitioner - Full-time

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-960S
  • Posted:16/11/2022
  • Pay:£21,020 per annum (37.5 hours pw)
  • Start Date:December 2022 / January 2023
  • App Close Date:06/12/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


Early Years Practitioner

Full time however a job share considered

Salary:dependent upon qualifications

Two shift system – 7.45am - 4.00pm / 10.00am - 6.15pm

Are you a self-motivated and passionate Early Years Practitioner, able to lead a team? 

Home Farm Nursery is seeking an Early Years Practitioner to provide a safe, caring and stimulating educational environment both indoors and outdoors.  We are located in the grounds of Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre in the beautiful Wealden town of Tenterden.  

The successful candidate will deliver an appropriate play-based curriculum in line with the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), Ofsted registration and inspection criteria.

The successful candidate will enjoy working with children, is hard working with a sense of humour. Qualifications are essential. 

Please apply via Kent-teach.com or for more information please contact June on 01580 764222 Ext 2327 or via email nursery@homewood.kent.sch.uk.

Closing date for applications: 4th December 2022, however early applications are encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

Information about the school

Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2000 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools and nurseries serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside. Home Farm Nursery is based in the grounds of Homewood School.

Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.

Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of Community provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their Community, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of Community. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Sam Stevens
  • Address:Homewood School And Sixth Form Cent, Ashford Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6LT
  • Telephone: 01580764222
  • Email: s.stevens@homewood.kent.sch.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.