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Nurture Practitioner - Temporary - Special Needs Position

Repton Manor Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2002-146S
  • Posted:12/02/2024
  • Pay:KR6 £23,801 - pro rata £20,654
  • Start Date:April/May 2024
  • App Close Date:05/03/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Friday 8th March


We have a unique opportunity to recruit our very first Nurture Practitioner at Repton Manor Primary School, one of the first schools in Kent to achieve Nurture School Status. 

You will have the opportunity to work under the guidance of the Pastoral and Inclusion Directors to provide nurturing support in the classroom and individually, to identified children ensuring that their social, emotional and mental health needs are met enabling them to access to learning successfully.

You will also advise members of staff on provision for meeting SEMH needs within the classroom environment through inclusive learning practices.

We have an exceptional team of professionals who place children at the heart of all they do. We believe that nurturing children through all aspects of their school lives ensures children, families and staff work together for the best possible outcomes for each individual young person. 

If you believe and can demonstrate a:

  • commitment to all children no matter what their needs and strengths
  • flexible and caring approach to all children, families and colleagues
  • broad knowledge, experience and keen interest in all elements of inclusive approaches
  • belief all children can thrive educationally and personally
  • calm, caring and thoughtful can-do attitude

then please contact Hannah Ferris (Safeguarding & Pastoral Director spd@lightyear.kent.sch.uk) or Louise Summers (Inclusion Director inclusion@lightyear.kent.sch.uk) for discussion and tour of the school. 

Information about the school

Repton Manor Primary School is an exciting school that opened in September 2012. You can read our successful Ofsted reports and find a out a great deal more on our school website. The school is on the Repton Park Estate, Ashford, close to Junction 9 of the M20.

We are an exciting and caring centre of learning for children, their families and the community. We believe our children are the future, teach them well and let them lead the way. Our children are happy, enthusiastic and central to everything our Repton Manor Family does.

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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.