Nursery Vacancies

“The dynamic leadership provided by the leadership team results in an enthusiastic and strong EYFS team of staff who share an ambitious vision to provide high quality education and exemplary levels of care.” – Independent Schools Inspectorate Report, March 2017

Early Years Practitioners

Hours of work: Full and part time positions available.
Full time: 40 hours per week, all year round.
Part time: Between 20-32.5 hours per week, all year round.

Rate of pay: £17,700-£20,000 (FTE) dependent on experience and qualifications

Due to current demand, Abbot’s Hill Nursery is seeking to recruit professional and enthusiastic Early Years Practitioners to join our committed team.

We are looking for hard-working team members who will bring creativity, humour and warmth to our nursery.

The successful candidate should possess a passion for child development and have a good working knowledge of the EYFS. You will also have excellent communication skills, a ‘can do’ attitude and the ability to work effectively in a team. Both qualified and unqualified candidates will be considered.

In return, we will reward you with the following benefits:
• A competitive salary
• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
• Free parking on site
• Pension scheme
• In house training
• Lunches, uniform and DBS check provided

For further information, please refer to the full Job Description. Should you have any questions regarding the role, please contact our HR Department on 01442 839155 or via email at: recruitment@abbotshill.herts.sch.uk. Please complete an application form and return it to the HR Department.

Job Description – Early Years Practitioner (Level 3)

Job Description – Early Years Practitioner (Level 2)

Job Description – Nursery Assistant

Job Application Form

Early application is advised as applications will be considered as they are received and we reserve the right to appoint at any time in the process.


Nursery Kitchen Assistant

Hours: 11.00am – 5.00pm, Monday – Friday, all year round.

There is also a requirement to attend monthly staff meetings, INSET/Training days, whole school Open Days and other major school events.

Salary: £8.46 per hour / £12,300 per annum (based on an FTE of £17,597)

Abbot’s Hill School is seeking a Kitchen Assistant for our Nursery from January 2020.

If you are well organised, have a calm and patient manner and the ability to communicate well with young children, then this may be the position for you!

The successful candidate will be required to support the Nursery Cook with the preparation, serving and clearing down from meal times. This will include supporting the management of dietary requirements as well as liaising with other nursery staff regarding the children’s likes and dislikes and making changes to the menus as required.

Completed application forms should be sent to our HR Department at recruitment@abbotshill.herts.sch.uk prior to the closing deadline.

Early application is advised as applications will be considered as they are received and we reserve the right to appoint at any time in the process.

Closing Date: 10.00am on Friday 6 December 2019

Job Description

Job Application Form


Abbot’s Hill is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All posts are subject to the normal statutory checks. Charity No. 311053.