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Nursery Assistant - Maternity

Greatstone Primary School, New Romney

  • Ref:KCC886-5218-88S
  • Posted:09/11/2021
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:January 2022
  • App Close Date:30/11/2021 at 10:00
  • Interviews:w/c 6th December 2021


We have a temporary vacancy, to cover Maternity leave, for a Nursery Assistant who is caring, committed and can relate to both children and adults, but most importantly be able to work as part of a team. This position is for 30.0 hours per week, Monday to Friday, school term time only.

A childcare qualification level 3 e.g. NVQ, CACHE Diploma, BTEC National Diploma is essential, and applicants should have at least one year's paid/unpaid experience of working with children from 2 - 5 years old. A high standard of care for the children attending the Nursery is required, and you should be competent in preparing assessment and development records. Additionally you must be able to show an understanding of the importance of treating information and matters relating to work within the Nursery as confidential. A current paediatrics first aid certificate would also be desirable.

If you are interested in this post and would like to come in for an informal chat and a look round then please contact the nursery office on 01797 369162.

Our School and Nursery and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children in our care. This position will be subject to satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the school

Greatstone Primary School is a Foundation School with ten classes and approximately 300 children. We also have a 52 place Nursery on site. We are a well maintained rural school set in large open grounds close to the sandy beaches of the south east coast and the unique landscape and nature reserve at Dungeness. The school has good access by road and is about 30 minutes drive from both Ashford and Folkestone.

The School and Nursery have a very good reputation within the local area and is renowned for the excellent behaviour of its children and the high expectations of its staff. We have a reputation for delivering a high standard of education in a friendly, happy and supportive environment. The school was rated Good in its last OFSTED inspection carried out during February 2017.

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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).