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Toddler Room Leader for Littleview Day Nursery - Full-time

Hillview School for Girls, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5450-75S
  • Posted:05/06/2023
  • Pay:Actual pro-rata salary £20,985-£21,762
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:16/06/2023 at 14:00
  • Interviews:TBA


Toddler Room Leader for Littleview Day Nursery

Hillview Range 4 Point 2-5 (£21,776-£22,582, pro rata £20,985-£21,762)

Term time plus INSET days and one week during school holidays

Hours of work:  8am - 5pm Monday to Friday with flexibility to work in our baby/pre-school room when needed. Must attend staff meetings, home visits, Staff training (internally and externally), parent evenings and SENCO meetings.

Littleview Day Nursery has an exciting Room Leader position available from September 2023 for their newly built toddler room. This bright and spacious room will continue with Littleview's curiosity approach and provide lots of awe and wonder teaching. This room will also have access to a beautiful garden of their own.

We are a 26-place nursery, based in the wonderful town of Tonbridge. If you have a nurturing, caring, positive and enthusiastic personality, full of creative ideas then our small, friendly and welcoming team is the perfect workplace for you.

The room leader must be a Level 3 qualified experienced childcare professional who is responsible for the day to day running of their room. They must perform an important role caring for children, maintaining a high quality, and a stimulating learning environment. They must have fantastic knowledge of child development and how to progress and challenge children's outcomes by following their individual interests. The room Leader must supervise staff and impart their knowledge and skills to others. They must be a reflective leader who is able to implement new ideas and use a range of strategies to continually improve their practice and environment. The Room leader will be expected to support the management team and demonstrate strong leadership skills whilst working as part of a team, this will include being an active listener and a positive confident communicator.

Ethos - "Empowering and inspiring the future minds to be confident, curious and imaginative individuals by nurturing each unique child within our home from home environment”


  • Training to support professional development
  • Easily accessible, safe and secure car park
  • Fully air-conditioned building
  • Private staff room with focus on staff wellbeing
  • Thorough in-house induction
  • Termly Supervisions with the Manager.

Please return a completed application form, to Mrs A Dennett, HR Manager, Hillview School for Girls, Brionne Gardens, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2HE or by email: dennetta@hillview.kent.sch.uk

Tel: 01732 352793 Ext 180

Closing date: Friday 16 June 2023

Interview date to be confirmed

Information about the school

We are a creative, inclusive school where all students flourish and make exceptional progress. Our dynamic Performing and Visual Arts specialisms have a profound impact upon learning and contribute to the purposeful, friendly and stimulating atmosphere that permeates the school. We foster self-esteem and high aspirations.

Hillview consistently achieves above national average and recognises the value and importance in developing the child beyond qualifications and preparing them for the future world beyond education. Our students enjoy their time at school and the staff enjoy the supportive, caring and friendly atmosphere.

Our dynamic Performing and Visual Arts specialisms have a profound impact upon learning and contribute to the purposeful, friendly and stimulating atmosphere that permeates the school. We foster self-esteem and high aspirations.

By encouraging a ‘can-do’ culture, our students become astute, ambitious and independent. Visitors often comment about how articulate and enthusiastic our students are.

Our vision is that: students unlock their pure potential to drive their future and thrive in society.

The pure potential belief is integral to everything that we do in school and the outcomes we expect for our students.

The View @ East Street (TV@ES) This is a new provision based in the heart of Tonbridge. It is a comfortable and small-scale study centre for 16 to 17-year-old students. This Satellite Centre, of the highly successful Hillview School for Girls, offers the highest level of support through a personalised and nurturing approach to its students, with dedicated pastoral support, counsellors and support mentors. This centre supports young people who would benefit and prefer to study in a smaller learning environment.

Two study programmes are available which can be personalised to meet the student’s interests and needs. Our personalised careers advice supports the student in meeting their aspirations and guides them onto the next part of their journey, whether it be moving onto an apprenticeship or further full-time educational studies in a Sixth Form or college environment. Our focus is firmly on equipping young people not only with key qualifications, but also with the broad range of employability and life skills they need for a sustained career – with the option to continue their studies in Higher Education.

Additional Learning Support at TV@ES is designed to remove any potential barriers to learning and ensure successful outcomes. We work closely with all our students to organise support and make reasonable adjustments to their learning experiences. Our experienced and specialist team offer a range of support, treating all students as individuals and enabling them to achieve their full potential.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01732 368718


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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 Education.