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Nursery Practitioner (Rye Primary)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/247314/33580
  • Published: Fri 26/05/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 16/06/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £21,189 - £21,575
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Rye

Job introduction

Hours of work: 37 Hours
Working pattern: Full-time, Term-time only etc.
(As the position is term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Friday 16th June 2023

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Rye Community Primary School
The Grove
East Sussex
TN31 7ND

Phone: 01797 222 825
Email: office@ryeprimary.co.uk
Website: www.aquinatrust.org/work-with-us

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.  

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.  

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.  

About the role

Rye Community Primary School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic and adaptable Nursery Practitioner to join in our classroom-based nursery. The nursery setting will consist of children aged between 2 and 4 years old. The nursery is currently open for 5 days a week, Monday - Friday from 8:30am to 3.30pm.  These times are open to change in the light of the needs of the community. Staff will work to a rota system in order to ensure that appropriate staffing levels and expertise are maintained throughout the setting’s opening periods. 

Staff will be able and enthusiastic about working with a variety of professional disciplines and to put the child at the centre of their work. 

Our ideal Candidate will demonstrate an understanding of: 

  • The foundation stage learning goals. 
  •  How children learn and develop between the ages 2 and 4. 
  • The importance of children’s holistic development in important areas such as speech, personal social and emotional development, physical development, literacy and numeracy.  
  • The effect of developmental stage, wellbeing and circumstances on a child’s learning and development. 
  • The significance of attachment, the key person’s role and how significant events can impact a child. 
  • How to support children through transitions. 
  • Hold Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education & Care 

In return, we offer:

  • A happy community committed to the professional development of all colleagues;
  • A distinctive local context ensuring we place inclusivity at the heart of all we do;
  • A skilled and experienced team of teachers and other professionals;
  • A motivated leadership team leading rapid improvement to the students’ life
  • chances;
  • A School in which the students are enthusiastic, engaging and thoughtful.

We would be pleased to welcome you for an informal visit to our college prior to


Rye Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding the young people in our care and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Additional information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/247314/33580
  • Published: Fri 26/05/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 16/06/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £21,189 - £21,575
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Rye

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