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Nursery Assistant - Hilltop Primary Academy - Term Time

Skills for Life Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F22-186-S
  • Posted:22/11/2022
  • Pay:NJC Grade D2 points 4-11 – £16,759 - £19,025
  • Start Date:Mid December 2022
  • App Close Date:06/12/2022 at 16:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Nursery Assistant – Hilltop Primary Academy

NJC Grade D2 points 4-11 – £16,759 - £19,025 per annum

Hours: 35 hours per week, 38 weeks per year (Term Time only)

Required from: Mid-December 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the new nursery facility at Hilltop Primary Academy.  Opening in January 2023, we are looking to recruit a nursery assistant who will be an important part of our team helping to ensure the nursery is ready to welcome the new pupils in January.  You must be willing to work collaboratively within a small team, have great communication skills and able to work in partnership with parents.  Ideally you will have a minimum of Level 2 Early Years Childcare qualification and knowledge/understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage, however this is not essential as training can be given.  If you have the ability to create a happy and secure environment in which children can develop confidence and grow as individuals then please apply!

Hilltop is an oversubscribed two form entry school which has the benefit of a large playing field and a heated indoor swimming pool. The Academy is part of the Skills for Life Trust where there are two Secondary Schools and three Primary Schools.

The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Reese. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions. As part of the Skills for Life Trust you will be involved in collaborative working across the primary and secondary settings.

Amongst the many benefits of working within the Trust you will receive; 

  • Skills for Life Trust values
  • Free Private Healthcare Cover
  • Care First – Employee Assistance Programme
  • Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust
  • Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing
  • A supportive environment
  • Free Flu Vaccination
  • Flexible working
  • Timetabled and purposeful CPD
  • Secure car parking
  • Access to the National College*

*The National College provides engaging CPD in a high quality video format on the latest practice, policy and research, working with some of the leading experts in education.

Please check out this video for more information about Hilltop Academy

https://youtu.be/X9cZc19JNx0

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please call the HR Department on 01634 861596 ext: 337 or email hr@sflt.org.uk who can arrange this for you.

The Skills for Life Trust is commitment to safeguarding.  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 which is in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

For more information on the Skills for Life Trust and to view our current vacancies please visit: www.sflt.org.uk.

Closing Date: 6th December 2022. We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Information about the trust

The Skills for Life Trust, is an established Multi Academy Trust (MAT) which comprises of two secondary academies and three primary academies: Greenacre Academy, Walderslade Girls’ School, Warren Wood Primary Academy, Hilltop Primary Academy and Chantry Community Academy.

The Trust vision is for Skills for Life to pervade the curriculum and extra-curricular activity. In addition to the normal school diet, the Trust aims to prepare our students for the adults that they are to become, through teaching life skills and exposing them to a whole range of potential careers and mentors from the business world, both locally and regionally. The Skills for Life vision also permeates through staff practices, where we are mindful of staff well-being and workload. We are a trust who cares for their staff and this is reflected in our low staff turnover and positive staff surveys.

The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Reese. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR Manager
  • Address:157 Walderslade Road,
    Chatham,
    Kent,
    ME5 0LP
  • Telephone: 01634 861596
  • Email: hr@sflt.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.