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Apprentice Nursery Assistant for the 2 Year Old Room - Term Time

St Mary's CEP School, Swanley

  • Ref:KCC886-3373-154S
  • Posted:19/11/2021
  • Pay:£4.30 per hour
  • Start Date:February 2022
  • App Close Date:17/12/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:5th January 2022


As part of our Nursery expansion, the Governing Body are looking to appoint an apprentice for our 2 year old room, which opens in January. This is a newly created position for a 16-18 year old, who is looking for a long term career in early years education. During the training period of 18 months, this will be a fixed term contract, whilst the apprentice gains their level 3 qualification. You will be supported with your studies, and provided with a wealth of experience. It is expected that the successful candidate will be a Nursery Assistant after the training period, and continue their professional development at St Mary's. The succesful candidate must be motivated and enthusiastic, and have some understanding of safeguarding. They will be developing professional skills and practices, as well as an understanding of child development, social, physical, emotional and learning needs for 2 year olds.

Please note that St Mary's CE Primary School is an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the school

St Marys School is a friendly and popular C of E Primary School in the St Mary’s ward of Swanley. We have strong links with both the local church, St Mary the Virgin, and the wider community. We have a one form entry across the school, as well as a successful LEA nursery attached, which is in the process of expanding to include 2 year olds (January 2022). Our staff are highly motivated and hard working, setting high standards for the 250 pupils in their care. Our results at the end of Key Stage 2 are above the national average, and this is reflective of how hard working and professional our staff are. We pride ourselves on our high standards and inclusive and supportive environment.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01322) 662114


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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).