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Early Years Practitioner - SEN(D) Support - Fixed Term - Special Needs Position

Northfleet Nursery School, Northfleet

  • Ref:KCC886-1001-44S
  • Posted:23/09/2021
  • Pay:KR4 £18517 FTE
  • Start Date:November 2021
  • App Close Date:11/10/2021 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?

Are you passionate about children and an inspirational practitioner?

Northfleet Nursery School is seeking to appoint an Early Years Practitioner, qualified to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Early Years and Childcare Development. The position involves supporting our teachers and Early Years Practitioners in the class room with an individual child with additional needs. This post will be for 18.5 hours a week working Monday- Friday 1pm- 4.30pm plus an additional time for staff meetings on Thursdays until 5.15pm. The position is for 1 year until 31 August 2022, term time only.

We are particularly looking for a person who is

  • a well organised practitioner with high expectations of achievement & behaviour
  • an outstanding, inspirational class practitioner
  • experienced in working with SEN(D) pupils
  • passionate about making a difference to children's lives
  • able to apply basic behavioural strategies to pupils with additional needs
  • committed to working hard and being ambitious for themselves and others
  • an enthusiastic and excellent team member
  • able to demonstrate creativity, imagination and can embrace change
  • a practitioner with previous experience in an Early Years setting with the EYFS framework
  • able to work closely with parents to establish good relationships
  • knowledgable of the High/Scope approach 


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 PAN of 91 and take admissions from the 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.