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Pre-Prep Nursery Assistant

  • Somerset

  • Hazlegrove

  • Please see further information on website

  • Full-time | Part-time


We are looking to appoint a full-time Nursery Assistant (during term time only) for a January 2020 start. The candidate will have outstanding Early Years experience and be an enthusiastic and engaging professional.


Working alongside the Head of Nursery and within the Nursery team the candidate will care for the daily needs of the children.

Responsibilities include helping to plan and present lessons and activities in accordance with the EYFS. The successful candidate will be responsible for a small group of Key Children and will maintain all records and keep up to date observations linked to the EYFS. They will work closely with all other members of the team, to provide an outstanding learning environment and liaise and build strong links with parents.

A secure understanding of the EYFSP, a full and relevant Level 3 qualification and good I.T. skills are essential. Experience in using an online learning journal e.g. Tapestry is highly desirable. The successful candidate will also be required to undertake Before and After-School Care duties.

Hazlegrove is a thriving South West Co-Educational Prep School. Pupil roll is around 380 with 100 full boarders. Based around an 18th century house and set in 200 acres of parkland, the school enjoys outstanding facilities. Around 30 staff live on site.

The school is committed to continued improvement, to outstanding teaching and to a structured and supportive environment with the belief that learning is best achieved when pupils feel understood, happy and safe.


Applications can only be accepted on the School application form. Further details and an application form may be obtained from the Hazlegrove website :

Letters of application, completed application forms with curriculum vitae, should be sent to:

Closing date: 12 noon, 14th October 2019

Hazlegrove is an independent co-educational boarding school 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

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Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7JA

  • 135 Day Boys (2-13)
  • 52 Boarding Boys (7-13)
  • 129 Day Girls (2-13)
  • 42 Boarding Girls (7-13)

01963 440314

Closing Date: 14 October 2019

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