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Nursery Assistant - Term Time

Morehall Primary, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-2087-68S
  • Posted:19/11/2021
  • Pay:AR03 £17,286 (£5,932 pro rata)
  • Start Date:January 2022
  • App Close Date:30/11/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To Be Confirmed


We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic Nursery Assistant to join our new nursery provision - Morehall Nursery. We are looking for a candidate who is dedicated, patient and caring, to help our children enjoy, learn and achieve success. Level 3 in a relevant childcare qualifications essential. We need someone to work 15 hours a week. The hours are flexible between 9.00 and 15.00, Monday - Friday.

Are you...

  • Dedicated?
  • Enthusiastic?
  • A team player? 

In return, we can offer...

  • A new nursery provision, being created and shaped
  • Fabulous children who want to learn
  • Ongoing CPD and support for future career progression
  • A school which puts the wellbeing of the staff and pupils first
  • A supportive central Trust team, governors and dedicated colleagues who are continually willing to develop

The successful candidate will also be expected to engage with lunchtime activities and supervision, so an ability to play, have fun and be able to actively supervise is essential. In addition to this, all employees are expected to contribute to the wider life of the school community and candidates should be mindful of this when applying for the position.

Please state your curriculum strengths and experience on your application form.

We reserve the right to withdraw the advert if a suitable candidate is found before the close date.

15 hours a week

Term time plus INSET days

Fixed Term contract until 31/08/2022 which may extended subject to the needs of the Trust at the time.


Information about the school

At Morehall Primary we are committed to being a force for good in the Cheriton community around us, by ensuring that our pupils grow in knowledge, respect and aspiration.

Prospective employees are encouraged to visit us. Find out at first-hand how this small school at the heart of the community prepares children to succeed in education and in life.

Our school is part of a small family of local schools called Turner Schools.

Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) based in Folkestone on the beautiful Kent coast. The Turner Schools family includes five schools in Folkestone:-

• Folkestone Primary

• Folkestone Academy

• Morehall Primary

• Martello Primary

• Turner Free School

We provide education through pre-school, primary, secondary and on to sixth form. Each academy is individual and responds to the needs of its local community to provide the best possible opportunity for its young people. We promote high academic standards, while ensuring crucial opportunities for personal and emotional development.

Turner Schools is committed to Transforming children’s futures…Empowering children’s futures…Strengthening communities.

To help us achieve this Turner Staff ‘Walk the Turner Talk’

They will:

• Speak and act with care: always show compassion and respect for children.

• Act boldly: be ambitious for yourself and the children and young people we serve.

• Learn from adversity: be evaluative, thoughtful and reflective.

• Challenge convention: be curious, welcome difference and unfamiliar thinking.

• Connect with others: support colleagues, parents and pupils to make a great team.

• Use your voice: offer different views and ask questions.

• Do what it takes: be relentless in pursuing the best for children.

• Ask for support: be open and honest when plans go awry.

• Don’t give up: be calm, resilient and measured when managing challenges.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:4 Westbrook House, 58-60 Shorncliffe Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2NQ
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com


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).