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Nursery Officer

  • Employer: St Michael's Catholic Primary School (M)
  • Salary: D2 - NJC Scale
  • Location: St Michael's Catholic Primary School
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 14/06/2024 at 23:59
  • Reference: SMCPS/24/278748

Join our dynamic team at St. Michael’s RC Primary School, where an exciting opportunity awaits a Nursery Nurse to commence in September 2024. If you're an experienced educator seeking a fulfilling role, look no further!

Maintaining our esteemed "Good" status as affirmed by our last Ofsted inspection, St. Michael’s is a place where pupils flourish, cherishing their school experience with immense pride. Our dedication to their support and engagement is evident, fostering a vibrant learning environment where relevance and enjoyment intersect seamlessly, as highlighted by Ofsted in November 2019.

At St. Michael's, we pride ourselves on offering a diverse and enriching curriculum, underscored by our attainment of prestigious accolades including Primary Science Quality Mark, Healthy Schools, School Games Mark, Green Travel Mark, Silver and Gold Arts Mark, Nourish the Workplace, Eco Schools Silver Award, Literacy Mark, Outstanding Catholic School CSI, Senior Mental Health Lead, ELSA, Lego and Drawing and Talking Therapy, 3 Trauma Informed Practitioners and the NAACE Mark. Moreover, our commitment to outdoor education is exemplified by our fully operational forest school, guided by a level 3 qualified Forest School practitioner dedicated to nurturing our children's learning amidst nature's embrace.

As a cohesive and compassionate team, we prioritise the well-being and development of our entire school community. Recognised with the Nourish the Workplace award for our unwavering support of staff and team members, we foster an environment where job satisfaction and personal growth are nurtured.

If you're eager to be a part of our vibrant and joyful community, we invite you to connect with our Business Manager, Kim Cleall-Harding, at 01634 832578 to schedule a visit or engage in an informal conversation with our Headteacher, Nicola Collins.

Come experience the warmth of our school first hand – visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

Furthermore, we're thrilled to announce our recent recognition as an 'Outstanding' Catholic School during a recent Catholic School Inspection. At St. Michael’s, we remain steadfast in our commitment to prioritising well-being, job satisfaction, and professional progression for all members of our team. Join us on this exhilarating journey of growth and fulfilment! 

  • We are looking to recruit enthusiastic level 3 Early Years Educators.
  • We are looking for applicants with at least 2 years’ experience and excellent understanding of the EYFS to join our friendly and professional team.
  • We are looking for someone who:
    • is a professional and creative person with a passion for children’s learning
    • understands the importance of child led and outdoor learning, including adult/child interactions and conversation
    • has a understanding of the EYFS curriculum and its outcomes?
    • would like to be part of a team that creates a meaningful and exciting learning environment
    • has excellent communication skills
    • able to work as part of an enthusiastic and passionate team
    • able to provide high standards of childcare and education that make children feel secure and thrive
    • able to provide a safe, healthy and stimulating environment where activities enable children to grow and develop in line with good practice standards
    • be a flexible team member within a dedicated staff group In return we can offer you:
    • creative, inquisitive children who love learning
    • tailored CPD and exciting opportunities for career development
    • dedicated colleagues who will support and challenge you to continue to grow as a practitioner
    • a stimulating and friendly working environment

Create a culture where staff work collaboratively as part of the wider team, sharing ideas and good practices.

*Please note that for a school in the Diocese of Southwark you must complete a CES form which is available from our school office or can be sent in electronic form.

St Michael’s RC Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.

Appointment to this position will be subject to an enhanced Criminal Record Bureau Disclosure Check.

How to apply

Please complete the attached application form and send it to cleak003@st-michaels.medway.sch.uk

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed