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Lead Nursery Nurse (Part Time) - Part-time

Salmestone Primary School, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-2011-138S
  • Posted:29/01/2023
  • Pay:Salary £22k Part Time, pro-rata
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:24/02/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:W/c 6th Mar 23


Lead Nursery Nurse (Part time)

Salary £22k Part Time, pro-rata, Fixed term until August 2023 

Mornings and Term time only (20 - 25 hours per week negotiable)

Possibility of extension beyond 22 - 23

Qualifications - Relevant Level 3 qualification in childcare

Salmestone Primary is looking for a vibrant, irrepressible and committed Nursery Nurse to join them as part of the team.  If you share our values and you are able to help our children achieve, we would love to work with you.

The children at Salmestone ask:


  • That you have an unwavering commitment and resilience to unlock their potential
  • That you bring a smile to the classroom and the wider school
  • That you demonstrate pride in your work and can help children learn in a variety of ways
  • That you can be a role model


We have a well-resourced school, supportive colleagues, good professional development opportunities, a commitment to well-being and fantastically enthusiastic children.

Application closing date: 24th Feb 

Interviews w/c 6th March

Explore our website  https://www.salmestone-tkat.org and social media to find out more about our school and the things we do.


If you have questions about the role please email helen.cooper@djpa-tkat.org

For questions about the application paperwork please contact Mr Daniel More (School Business Manager) daniel.more@tkat.org  


When applying please refer to the attached Job Description for this role. 

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications. If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful. 

Safeguarding: TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. 

Our Commitment: Equal, Inclusive, Diverse: TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.

Access to interview: should you be selected, please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist we will.

Information about the school

Salmestone Primary and Nursery School became an academy within The Kemnal Academies Trust in September 2012. It was identified as a GOOD school by Ofsted in January 2019.

Please use the link below to view a video about our school.


Situated on the outskirts of Margate the school is one form entry which is organised in Phases. As part of TKAT we are a forward looking and innovative school with excellent staff who are committed to our vision statement; Shaping the Future of Young Minds.

Our school values underpin our teaching pedagogy and our motivation for teaching:

Perseverance Community Inspiration Achievement

Our absolute passion is the learning, safety, enjoyment and development of our children. We believe that by inspiring and teaching them the skills they need from Nursery onwards, they will be successful and valued members of the community. In all that we do, we have high expectations of ourselves and of our children. Salmestone has been privileged to be part of the local community since 1886. We belong to a family of schools working in partnership to deliver a high standard of education to the young people of Thanet and the wider TKAT community. Please see our Facebook page to our learning, successes and community engagement. www.facebook.com/salmestone

We can offer a wide range of CPD opportunities and networking within our family of schools in Thanet and beyond.

Salmestone is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure, social media and barring service check.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Daniel More, School Business Manager
  • Address:College Road, Margate, Kent, CT9 4DB
  • Telephone: 01843 220949
  • Email: office@salmestone-tkat.org


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.