Nursery Nurse (Level 3) Term Time

Willow Brook Primary and Nursery, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC3830-119S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £9,121 to £9,273 (£23,114 to £23,500 FTE)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 12/05/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 22nd May 2024  

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Salary - Estimated actual £9,121 to £9,273 per annum (£23,114 to £23,500 FTE)

Hours - Term Time. 17.5 per week, Monday to Friday (8:15 am to 11:45 am)

Do you have an excellent understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage? Are you passionate about positive reinforcement? Do you enjoy working in an enabling environment both inside and outside? Most importantly do you love working with children?

We are looking to appoint a level 3 practitioner to join our team and work under the direction of our Early Years Lead. The role will include working in our lovely EYFS unit and getting wet on rainy days and wrapping up on very cold days.


  • Essential: Level 3
  • Have a good understanding of Development Matters.
  • Paediatric First Aid trained(desirable or willing to train).
  • An excellent understanding of children with SEND (essential)
  • An understanding that on occasions you will be required to attend paid training courses outside your directed hours.

What We Can Offer:

  • The opportunity to become part of an experienced team.
  • A wonderful and well resourced learning environment.
  • A school that has recently been judged good by OFSTED.
  • Good fun and happy children.
  • Term time only
  • The opportunity to be part of exciting development and innovative change
  • Access to trust resources and materials
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • TKAT Widerwallet discount program with a wealth of discounts
  • Free eye tests
  • Employee Assistance Programme - free & confidential advice on a variety of subjects ranging from physical and mental health to financial help

School visits are warmly encouraged and welcomed.

Interview date: 22/05/24

About TKAT

The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South & East of England with 45 Primary and Secondary Academies in the TKAT Family. Our ultimate aim is to ensure we drive educational standards through the provision of outstanding teaching, leadership and learning for all. Within the#oneTKATfamily, the shared and common purpose is to work together as a community of schools to ensure that every child, whatever their background, receives a high quality education. We place a high value on collaboration;'achieving more together', giving staff the opportunity to come together and learn, ensuring a shared sense of purpose across our network and by sharing expertise across the TKAT family.

We have a flexible approach to interviews and can offer a range of dates and times to suit your personal circumstances.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications.


TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full safer recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Access to interview

Be Who You Are at TKAT - should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the recruitment process to enable you to participate as your authentic self. We want applicants to be able to engage with us in ways that support who they are and we are committed to making adjustments within the recruitment process and within the workplace.

Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse

TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic.

Flexible working

TKAT recognises the value of enabling our employees to develop their career and balance this with their commitments and interests outside of work. In TKAT we promote flexible working practices and opportunities to promote a positive work life balance.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Kate Nunn
Willow Brook Primary School and Nursery
Barnardiston Road, Colchester
Essex, CO4 0DT
Telephone: 01206 864375

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