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Early Years Practitioner - Term Time

Westlands Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-3912-193S
  • Posted:06/10/2021
  • Pay:£7,893 pro rata (SAT 3)
  • Start Date:December 2021
  • App Close Date:19/10/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:1st November 2021


Permanent, Term Time Only 38 weeks a year.

19 hours a week.

Required for December 2021.

The role of an Early Years Practitioner is to work with the whole nursery team, to contribute towards providing quality education and care for children from 3 months to 5 years of age. Developing partnerships with parents and carers to increase involvement in children’s education. Working as part of a team, to ensure the facilities meet the required standards as laid down by Ofsted Early Years inspection handbook.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about working with children and helping them thrive and get the best possible start in life.

The successful candidate will need lots of creative ideas, a willingness to work as part of a team and a good sense of humour.

Qualifications in Childcare, Level 2 or 3 are essential.

Further details of the post can be found in the accompanying documents.

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

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 426091 (option 2)

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

If you wish to discuss this post further, please contact Samantha Mitchell, Nursery Manager at the Nursery School. Email samantha.mitchell@swale.at  or 01795 430629.

Interview Date: week commencing 1st November 2021

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.

Information about the school

We are a school that likes to celebrate success at every level. Our children are hard-working, enjoy a challenge and love to learn. We provide a huge array of activities for children to broaden their experiences which you will be able to see through our news and updates on our website and social media feeds. Working in partnership with parents, carers and other key members of the community we work together on the school’s journey to provide an outstanding provision for all.

Westlands Primary School is part of Swale Academies Trust, which is one of the leading Multi Academy Trusts in the south east with a highly effective record in school improvement.

The Trust consists of a group of primary and secondary schools based in Kent, East Sussex and South London. Westlands Primary School was judged ‘Good’ in its last Ofsted inspection in July 2019 and the school continues to improve and develop. The welfare and development of its pupils is at the heart of everything the school does.

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Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).