Nursery Practitioner, Keynsham

Closing date:Expiring soon

Broadlands AcademyKeynsham

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £13,141 – £13,878 actual salary
Contract term: Permanent

27.5 hours per week, all year round, between the hours of 07.30am to 6.00pm. 

A request for a term time only post would be considered for the right candidate.

‘Come and start your career in Early Years!’

Broadlands Bears is a brand new nursery that is part of Broadlands Academy – come and join us and develop your career!

Broadlands Academy is a vibrant and forward thinking school and we are proud to serve the communities around Keynsham. As part of Broadlands Academy Broadlands Bears nursery mirrors the values of the Academy and strives to provide a calming and nurturing environment. 

If you have a passion for early years education, can be equally enthusiastic about learning opportunities linked to dinosaurs as to princesses, aliens or a naughty elf; are able to help support opportunities for learning and progress whether inside or out come rain, hail or shine and love working as part of a team, you could be the person we are looking for!

New and exciting opportunities are available for an enthusiastic individual to work towards establishing a new nursery, Broadlands Bears, which will welcome children aged two to rising five on the Broadlands Academy site. The successful candidates will be working within a small homely free-flowing provision offering a stimulating environment both inside and outside.

We now have an opportunity for a dedicated and committed support staff professional to join us as our new Teaching Assistant.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of supporting and adapting learning for pupils in a nursery setting.
  • Have experience of working with young people
  • Ideally have experience of supporting children with SEND needs
  • Be flexible, positive and have a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Have minimum NVQ Level 2 for Teaching Assistants (or equivalent)

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Charlotte Miller, Nursery Manager at

Broadlands Academy and Broadlands Bears is part of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), a multi-Academy sponsor which aims to provide the opportunity for all young learners to fulfil their real potential, broaden their horizons and become active, prosperous and successful citizens in the world around them. 

AET believes that each and every child is inspired to choose a remarkable life.  Our mission is to gather and motivate inspirational people committed to delivering an excellent education that launches children into remarkable lives.  

Our values are:

  • Be unusually brave
  • Discover what’s possible
  • Push the limits
  • Be big-hearted

This position is required to commence as soon as possible in January 2019.

Closing date for applications: Monday 21 January 2019

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Find your remarkable, apply today, click on the 'Apply Now' button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website for further details.

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More about Broadlands Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: St Francis Road, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 2DY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 117 9864791
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