Hartley Primary Academy have a fantastic opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Nursery Manager to join the team as soon as possible. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Nursery Manager to assist and ensure the best possible environment, the highest standards, and exceptional care are provided for our children. We are looking for an excellent practitioner who will be expected to provide high quality, flexible childcare for families.
Roundash Nursery joined Hartley Primary Academy in 2019 and provides the children with a safe, friendly, and nurturing environment where we use play and fun to increase learning. Our staff at Roundash Nursery support every child’s individual interests so that they engage fully with various exciting, challenging and high quality activities, to ensure they reach their full potential.
Our successful candidate will play a pivotal role in its continued success and development and will also provide outstanding education opportunities for children aged from 2 years.
We are looking for someone with:
- A minimum of NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, EYPS, EYTS or QTS.
- Previous, recent experience managing a similar setting.
- Excellent communicator at all levels.
- Ability to organise own work and that of others, identify priorities and meet outcomes.
- Lead by example, demonstrating high levels of drive, enthusiasm and passion with proven ability to motivate others.
- Excellent written communication with ability to produce and evaluate reports.
- Up to date knowledge of EYFS framework and other relevant regulations.
- Knowledge of safeguarding children.
- Proven success in managing provision and innovative teaching across the Early Years Foundation Stage.
Our successful candidates will receive:
- The opportunity to help shape our future by joining a LAT academy.
- A school community committed to raising achievement and attainment.
- A strong commitment to support professional development opportunities.
- A supportive Governing Body and Leadership Team.
This is a permanent opportunity working Term Time plus one week inset, 37 hours per week and offers an actual salary of £19,665 - £21,574 pa (£22,864 - £25,082 full time equivalent), commensurate with experience.
Working for Hartley Primary Academy: Hartley Primary Academy is a happy, thriving and “OUTSTANDING” (Ofsted rated) primary school based in Kent. We inspire our children to aim high and succeed, equipping them with the necessary skills and knowledge for the future. We promote understanding, respect and tolerance for each other. Our School vision is for ‘Happy Positive Achievers, creating a better world together’ and we want to be able to provide all the support our children need to achieve this both emotionally and academically. We have an amazing team of teachers and teaching assistants and we have recently been accredited as an IB World School , giving us scope to teach in a creative way. We also have extensive grounds and wooded areas that are used for teaching, with every class having some Outdoor Learning each week.
Our aim is to create a positive, stimulating and happy learning environment with spacious buildings and grounds, enabling children to succeed and realise their full potential. We promote their academic, spiritual, moral, cultural and physical development to prepare them for future opportunities, responsibilities and experiences.
We are committed to providing all children with the same opportunities, regardless of gender, race, creed or culture. We are wholly committed to creating a learning environment which is safe and secure, stimulating and exciting, in order that our children come to school with a feeling of anticipation and enthusiasm.
Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of
1 September 2022, our Trust comprises 30 geographically organised academies (14 secondaries, 14 primaries and two special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider.
As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.
Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.
Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.