Haven Nursery School“Magic Happens Here”


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Job Vacancies


Details of our current vacancies are shown below.


We always recommend that prospective candidates contact us to arrange a visit and to have an informal chat before deciding to apply for a job with us.


Early Years Practitioner - Full time


Are you passionate about childcare? Do you enjoy working as part of a team? Are you enthusiastic and keen to develop in your role? If yes, this job could be for you!


Our continually graded outstanding nursery currently has a vacancy for an inspiring and talented Early Years Practitioner, to provide high quality care and learning opportunities for children aged from 3 months to 5 years old. The ability to demonstrate initiative, to be flexible and to work as part of a team are all essential skills required for the role.


It is here that the ‘magic happens’ (Ofsted 2017).  We pride ourselves on our extremely successful, nurturing environment with highly skilled staff. Our belief is that children thrive when they are consistently happy and safe at school.  Whatever a child’s background or starting point, we believe that every child can achieve. 


We offer excellent opportunities for continuing professional development of all our staff, competitive rates of pay, a welcoming and supportive team and truly wonderful children to work with.


∞ Applicants will need to hold at least a relevant Level 3 Childcare related qualification.
This post is 37 hours per week, 52 weeks a year with a starting salary of £18,426
at a Hampshire County Council C grade as a Practitioner.  Initially: fixed term for one year. ∞


Closing date for applications: Tuesday 10th December 2019 ∞


The Centre is open from 7.45am – 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.  Hours of work will be on a shift basis to cover these opening hours. Haven closes for the period between Christmas Day and New Year.


Visits to the Centre prior to application are encouraged.  Our children are our best advert. Interviews are scheduled for: Friday 13th December 2019 - with a view to start as soon as possible. 

Hampshire County Council Terms and Conditions apply, including the option to join the Local Government Pension Scheme. 



Please see our website or call into reception and request an application pack. 


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