We are looking to appoint a Level 3 qualified and experienced Nursery Practitioner to join our friendly and caring team at Knaphill Lower School Nursery.
Vacancy: Nursery Practitioner (Level 3 qualified)
Academy: Knaphill Lower School
Hours: 32.10 hours per week for 38.6 weeks per year (term-time and 3 INSET days)
Working Pattern: Monday to Friday 8:35am to 3:30pm with an unpaid 30-minute lunch break
Salary Range: Surrey Pay Grade PS4 (1-6 points) (full-time equivalent £20,722 - £22,716 per annum)
Actual Annual Pro Rata Salary: £15,732 - £17,246 per annum
Start Date: As soon as possible
Although we are looking to appoint a Level 3 qualified Nursery Practitioner, we will also accept applications from Level 2 qualified or experienced unqualified applicants with the aim of supporting training to complete Level 3. Please note, there will be a variation in Pay Grade. This will be discussed at interview.
Knaphill Lower School Nursery is caring and nurturing. The setting has a large indoor area, providing a secure and stimulating place in which children can develop, explore, achieve, and enjoy. The Nursery environments and staff encourage all children to become happy confident and independent learners, which enables the children to make a smooth transition to school. Our Nursery area, both inside and out, is ideal for discovery and exploration, and our open-ended resources support the children to carry out investigations, work together, compromise and share, take risks, gain independence, and have lots of fun!
You will work as a member of the nursery team to ensure that all children who attend Knaphill Lower School Nursery receive high quality care, are kept safe, and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs. Please read the job description and person specification for more details on the role.
For this post, applicants must demonstrate a positive, patient, and nurturing approach towards helping children to be the best they can be. Our ambitious culture is reinforced with professional development opportunities for all our staff and training will be provided according to the role.
The successful candidate must demonstrate the following:
- A passion and enthusiasm to work with children
- A positive, patient, and nurturing approach towards children
- Be confident, able to work one to one and deal with challenging situations
- Desire and ability to contribute fully to school and nursery life and work effectively as part of a team
- Have high expectations of self and others
- Forward thinking and dynamic
- Have a flexible, can-do attitude
Closing Date for applications: Midnight 19th February 2023
An early application is recommended as candidates will be assessed and shortlisted as their application is received. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
Interview Date: To be confirmed
We look forward to receiving your application.
Bright Futures Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children within our care in line with all school policies and procedures and expects all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS clearance, a health check and references.
Bright Futures Learning Trust aims to be an equal opportunities employer, and selects staff on merit, irrespective of race, sex, disability, or age.