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Nursery Lead - Bright Stars Preschool - Part-time

Long Mead Community Primary School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2662-87S
  • Posted:01/06/2023
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:16/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Shortly after the closing date


Nursery Lead – Bright Stars Pre-School

Bright Stars is a Preschool provision for children from the term after their third birthday, which is based at Long Mead Community Primary School in Tonbridge.

We are looking for a new member of staff to join Bright Stars Nursery. The suitable candidate needs to be enthusiastic, well-motivated and an experienced individual to join our Pre-School. This role involves looking after the day-to-day needs of children as well as helping to plan and carry out exciting and stimulating activities to further learning and development, in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. Candidates must hold a Level 3 Early Years Qualification.

Hours: 26 hours per week – Term time only (38 weeks)

Salary: £23,801.00 (Full time equivalent)

Start date: Immediate start

For further information please contact Mrs K Follows on 01732 350601

Application forms should be sent to nriddle@tonbridgefederation.co.uk

The nursery/school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Information about the school

Long Mead C. P. School is situated in Tonbridge. Its situation is excellent, having a large playing field and playgrounds, surrounded by woodlands yet close to the town. Forest School Studies are now offered on site as part of our curriculum using our wonderful grounds, and our own trained member of staff.

We have one of the few integral nursery schools in Kent enabling all children to benefit by being part of the school community from the age of three.

Through an ethos of honesty, mutual respect, care, ambition and tolerance, Long Mead promotes, in partnership with all parents, an environment where every child is able to fulfil their potential.

Long Mead is joined with Hugh Christie School to form the Tonbridge Federation. The Federation has a joint governing body and is managed by an Executive Principal (Mr Jon Barker) Long Mead pupils benefit from being in a federation as it gives our pupils access to resources not usually available in a small primary school and also benefits from joint activities across the two schools.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Elizabeth Alexander
  • Address:Long Mead CP School, Waveney Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN10 3JU
  • Telephone: (01732) 350601
  • Email: office@long-mead.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.