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Early Years Practitioner - Maternity

Westlands Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-3912-158S
  • Posted:02/08/2019
  • Pay:Swale Academies Trust Support Staff Pay Scheme
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:16/08/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


SAT Band 3  - £17,497 fte which equates to £14,476 pro rata

37 hours per week, term time only (worked over four days)

Start Date:  ASAP

We are seeking to employ an experienced temporary Early Years Practitioner to cover maternity leave.

You will work with the whole team to contribute towards the Nursery’s provision of quality education and care for children aged 3 months to 5 years of age, developing partnerships with parents/ carers to increase their involvement in children’s education.  

Your contribution, together with that of the whole team will ensure that the facility meets its own high standards as well as those of the Ofsted Early Years Directorate

Westlands Nursery is situated within the grounds of Westlands Primary School.  Our setting offers a safe, calm and caring environment which allows children the freedom to explore, play and socially interact with their peers.

We have a well-equipped facility offering stimulating and exciting activities and resources.  We operate a free flow approach, which allows children to choose what they want to play with and where they would like to play; whether this is in the inside learning environment or the outside learning environment.  All children will be assigned a key person and this member of staff will work very closely with parents/families and children to form good relationships and bonds to support the child’s learning and development.

Applications should be made via Kent-Teach.   Please note, we cannot accept CVs without an application form. 

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Claire Tucker, Nursery Manager, at the Nursery for an informal discussion regarding the post (claire.tucker@swale.at or 01795 430629).

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Closing Date:   16th August 2019 at 12 noon

Interview Date:  TBC

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure on all applicants.

Contact details:  Westlands Nursery
Johnson Road
Kent  ME10 1JS
Telephone: 01795 430629
E mail:  HR@swale.at

Head of School:  Mrs Victoria Pettett

Information about the school

Westlands Primary School is a larger than average Primary School and is a member of the Swale Academies Trust. The School was rated ‘Good’ overall by Ofsted in May 2015, with the Early Years Provision receiving an ‘Outstanding’ grading. We are in the process of expanding from two-form to three-form entry.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs E Bruce - Office Manager
  • Address:Homewood Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1XN
  • Telephone: (01795) 470862
  • Email: liz.bruce@swale.at

Fax: (01795) 477886


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.