Nursery Practitioner, Uckfield

School House Nursery Uckfield is recruiting a qualified Nursery Practitioner who is ambitious to progress their early years career.

This role would suit someone who is qualified to Level 2 or Level 3 in Childcare and who wants to continue their professional development in an established, caring, independent nursery.


  • As a Key Person, helping the children develop and grow
  • As a team player, building strong bonds with your colleagues
  • As an early years professional, to use what you know and to continue to learn.

Candidate requirements

  • The minimum experience and qualification requirement is a Level 2 or Level 3 in Childcare.
  • You’ll also need to be articulate and confident. You’ll be a Key Person capable of developing a partnership with parents.
  • As observations and planning are important you’ll need a good level of written English.
  • Some knowledge of Montessori would help you understand our approach to early years.

Rewards and benefits

  • £18,000 to £20,000 p/a
  • 28 days annual leave
  • 2 wellbeing days annual leave
  • Monday to Friday 40 hours
  • Company pension
  • Training opportunities – on the job, online and on courses (when they return!)
  • Business smart dress code

To apply, email us, attaching your CV. You could also go to our website ( and request more information about the job and how ethos makes a real difference to children’s lives.

The Old School House follows a safer recruitment and selection process. Following a face-to-face interview and work trial you will be expected to pass the referencing stage and pass a full / enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check prior to employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Application deadline: Friday 5th March.

No agencies please.

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