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Nursery Practitioner - Term Time

River Mill Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2112-75S
  • Posted:24/04/2023
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:16/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBA


Due to staff movement within the school, an exciting opportunity has become availabe for Nursery Practitioners X 2 to Join our friendly team at River Mill Primary School in Dartford.

Salary:     KR 4 £21,389 (FTE) £17,600 (actual) 

Hours:      8.30-4.30pm Monday to Friday

Term time only (38 weeks), 

  • Do you have an infectious smile?
  • Are you able to play within the imaginary world of children?
  • Can you make a mud pie and create glittery play dough?

If you have answered yes, to all three questions, and are looking for your next full-time career destination; then River Mill nursery would be delighted to welcome you into the staff team.

River Mill nursery is at the start of a new, exciting journey and bringing new members of staff into the team.   We are able to offer you the daily experience of working with amazing children, laughing with a like-minded colleague and the opportunity to bring your own flair into the setting. 

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Level 3 or level 2 qualified practitioner to join our nursery.   A recruitment incentive of £300 will be offered to the right candidate. We also have a great package of staff benefits including: contribution to gym membership, a well-being day, access to certain benefits through Health Assured and contribution to the staff Christmas party!

The right candidate:

  • must have an Early Years Qualification (Level 3 or Level 2)
  • have relevant experience delivering the EYFS framework within a pre-school or nursery setting
  • have a secure knowledge of child development
  • must work well as part of a small team and
  • bring excitement into the curriculum.


Information about the school

River Mill is a new free school that has opened in the centre of Dartford. We are part of Connect Schools Academy Trust, which is a MAT with schools in Dartford, Tonbridge and Bromley and is made up of 6 like-minded schools. This enables us to deliver highly effective CPD opportunities and structure for professional development and career progression.

We are a friendly and welcoming school with a diverse community of learners and have high expectations for all our pupils and celebrate their many skills and talents.

We have a brand new school building with extensive grounds and excellent teaching resources, ICT provision, spacious classrooms, a happy and supportive staff team and happy, motivated children. Our creative STEM curriculum and curriculum drivers promote engagement and enjoyment as well as developing the skills and knowledge for life-long learning.

Connect Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Lisa Dunstall
  • Address:Central Road, Dartford, Kent, DA1 5JN
  • Telephone: 01689 821716
  • Email: ldunstall@CSAT.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.