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 nurturing Baby and Toddler Unit. The successful candidates will hold a Level 3 Early Years qualification, and will have experience of providing professional childcare for children from birth to 5 years. They will have strong interpersonal skills, will be a team player and will have a positive approach to inclusive practice with children and colleagues.
The hours of work are 7:30am to 6:30pm, full year, for either: 2 days per week, 22 hours per week; 3 days per week, 33 hours per week; or 4 days per week, 44 hours per week. Please ensure you specify the hours you would prefer in your application.
Please see the job pack for more information.
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 23rd December 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.
As part of Kent College we can offer you a rewarding career with excellent benefits including; free Benenden health care, free car parking, free meals in term-time, contributory pension scheme, and uniform where appropriate.
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.
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 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 and communities, regardless of ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion, and we 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.