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Teacher (Nursery) - Full-time/Part-time

Bapchild & Tonge CEP School and Nursery, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-3328-103T
  • Posted:09/02/2024
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:April 2024
  • App Close Date:04/03/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 6th March 2024


We are looking to appoint a talented qualified Teacher for our Nursery class (aged 2 - 4 years old) and to join our strong and committed team for April 2024 and for 4 days per week. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a real contribution to our Nursery children with our bespoke Bapchild Early Years curriculum that fosters a love of playing, learning and a passion for investigation, enquiry and fun. Teachers starting their careers or who have experience will be considered. 

We are looking for a Early Years (Nursery) Class Teacher who has:

  • The ability to bring play and learning alive
  • Ability to be a good/outstanding teacher 
  • A firm belief that all children can achieve, whatever their background
  • An ability to create a stunning learning environment
  • High ambitions for themselves and the school

We offer in return:

  • An excellent ECT programme and CPD opportunities
  • Inquisitive, enthusiastic and very well-behaved children who are eager to learn
  • A well resourced and exciting new Nursery with a team of well trained Early Years Practionners
  • An extremely friendly and strong supportive staff team
  • Strong Christian values and vision
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Well-being support with additional release time

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Christian Kelly - Headteacher (headteacher@bapchild.kent.sch.uk) to arrange a conversation or visit.

Bapchild and Tonge are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screenings appropriate to the post, including references from previous posts and an enhanced DBS check. 

Information about the school

Bapchild and Tonge CE (Aided) Primary School and Nursery is a one form entry through primary school with 211 pupils currently on roll and a popular Nursery with up to 24 places per session. The School took over the Nursery in January 2021 and has been working hard to invest in new toys, resources and improve the room environment. The school is on the outskirts of Sittingbourne and part of the Rural Swale Collaboration Group (RSCG) of schools. Parents and children describe the school as having a friendly atmosphere and our pupils enjoy coming to school. Our Ofsted inspection (July 2019) said that the school is good and commented that there 'is a strong sense of community which permeates the school, providing care and support for pupils, their families and staff'. SIAMS in February, 2017 graded us as Outstanding overall.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Christian Kelly
  • Address:Bapchild And Tonge CEP School And Nursery, School Lane, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 9NL
  • Telephone: (01795) 424143
  • Email: headteacher@bapchild.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01795 424143


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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.