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Early Years Teacher - Full-time

Northfleet Nursery School, Northfleet

  • Ref:KCC886-1001-34T
  • Posted:19/06/2020
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:03/07/2020 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBA


Want to come and join our team in a 4 times OUTSTANDING school?

Do you seek a school that will support you in every way possible?

Our Nursery School is a happy place where all children learn to respect one another, work and play together co-operatively and enjoy learning through play. We provide a broad, balanced and interesting curriculum that is differentiated to meet the needs of all children which enables children to develop their full potential in all areas of learning this is delivered through Foundation Stage curriculum and HighScope. Please refer to our website for more information.

We are seeking a dynamic Early Years teacher for September 2020 to join our successful team. We welcome all applicants including NQT practitioners who have experience with the EYFS; and preferably an understanding of the HighScope approach.

We are looking for: 

  • A practitioner who is ambitious with the ability to motivate and inspire, securing high levels of achievement
  • An individual who is committed to the emotional well-being and safeguarding of all our children 
  • Makes learning fun and engaging 
  • Has a track record of raising achievement 
  • Demonstrates initiative and can inspire and lead others 
  • Is an excellent, engaging communicator who will develop strong relationships with children, parents and the wider community  

We offer:

  • Working with a team of experienced, inspired and friendly staff
  • A place where happiness, health and well-being are at the heart of all activities.
  • A place where children have fun and enjoy learning.
  • A safe environment where everyone’s views are heard, respected and valued.
  • Diverse and stimulating opportunities for children to become responsible, independent, self-confident and motivated learners.
  • Opportunities for children, parents, families, staff and the wider community to grow and develop in partnership.

Due to the present COVID-19 situation interviews could be held via conference call/video conferencing instead of at Northfleet Nursery School. All successful candidates will be advised as soon as possible.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

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

If you feel this is the right post for you, and you would like to join our committed and motivated team, we would love to hear from you.  Please visit our website to find out more about our school and our vision.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 


Information about the school

Northfleet Nursery School has been graded Outstanding 4 consecutive times and is the only stand–alone maintained Nursery School funded by Kent County Council. We have a school roll of 116 where the school meets the needs of children aged 2-5 years from our local community in Northfleet and the surrounding area. We are committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The nursery uses the High/Scope Approach which actively involves the children in exploring and learning about things that are important to children in the early years.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01474 533950


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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.