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Nursery Practitioner

Kent College, Canterbury
Full Time, Part Time
£22,651 per annum FTE
10th August 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
25th August 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
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Nursery Practitioner
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1262848

Kent College’s Garden Cottage Nursery is an innovative and exceptional concept in childcare, which opened in February 2018 at our Junior School, and is rated Outstanding by Ofsted. We require enthusiastic, passionate and professional Nursery Practitioners to provide a happy, safe and unique environment in our bespoke, nurturing Baby and Toddler Unit.

We are searching for an experienced child care professional to join us in providing high-quality, exceptional childcare in beautiful and supportive surroundings. The right candidate will have an Early Years Level 3 Qualification and be experienced in providing professional childcare for children from birth to 5 Years. 

Hours: 7.30am to 6.30pm, full year, for either; 2 days per week (22 hours per week), 3 days a week (33 hours per week), or 4 days per week (44 hours per week), full year. Please specify the hours you are applying for in your application. 

Salary: £22,651 per annum FTE

Please see the job pack for more information. For more details on our Nursery, please see the attached information brochure. 

As part of Kent College we can offer you a rewarding career with excellent benefits including, free Benenden healthcare, free car parking, free meals in term-time, contributory pension scheme and uniform where appropriate.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 24th August 2022, although if a pool of suitable candidates becomes available before that date the College reserves the right to interview and appoint without further notice.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Safeguarding Statement:

Kent College Canterbury is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Kent College staff and pupils are proud to be part of a welcoming international boarding community. We value diversity and promote equality at all levels, and we are passionate about attracting a diverse pool of applications through an inclusive appointment's process. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of this process for any candidate with a disability. We warmly welcome applications from professionals of all backgrounds, communities, and industries,  including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion, and particularly encourage applicants who identify as Black, Asian, or Minority Ethnic groups as these groups are currently underrepresented in our community.

Please note that we may prioritise applications from current Kent College redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward

Applications must be made via Kent College's online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

Kent College, Canterbury

Kent College, Canterbury