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EYFS Key Worker & Forest School Practitioner (HLTA)

  • Essex

  • Dame Bradbury's School

  • The Stephen Perse Foundation has its own competitive salary scale.

  • Full-time


We are looking for a qualified level 3 practitioner and Forest School leader required to be a Key Worker for children in our nursery and Early Years setting across the Foundation in Cambridge & Saffron Walden.


We are the Stephen Perse Foundation. Extraordinary things happen here every day.

So you think you may be interested in joining the Stephen Perse Foundation (SPF) community of schools?

Located in Cambridge, Madingley and Saffron Walden, our schools strive to offer an education which is more than just the delivery of the curriculum and qualifications; learning in a Stephen Perse school is about learning for and about life in readiness for the world beyond.

As Principal of the Foundation, I look to recruit colleagues who are passionate about learning; share in our commitment to educating ethical young people; and understand the critical importance of supporting the emotional and mental wellbeing of all our learners. If you would like a flavour of what this means in practice, please read my most recent blog.

Ms T Kelleher


Responsible to: Head of Early Years

Location: Foundation wide (Dame Bradbury's, Madingley, Cambridge)

Role Description

The Early Years Key Worker and Forest School Practitioner is a qualified level 3 practitioner and Forest School leader required to be a Key Worker for children in our nursery and Early Years setting.

To support the Early Years Practitioner and room leader in an important role caring for children and helping to maintain high quality, stimulating indoor and outdoor environments.

To respond to new ideas and support new strategies to continually improve practice and promote effective learning, appropriate achievement and the educational, social and personal progress of all Early Years pupils, consistent with the aims of the school and unique needs of each individual.

Application process

Please apply directly through our online recruitment portal by clicking the Apply button.

We are unable to accept CVs as a method of application.

The Stephen Perse Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Further Information


Dame Bradbury's School

Ashdon Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 2AL


01799 522348

Closing Date: 30 June 2019

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