Job Description

Burgess Hill Girls Nursery are seeking a motivated and passionate Qualified Early Years Practitioner to inspire children in our creative, caring, collaborative and co-ed Nursery environment for Girls and Boys aged 2.5 to 4.5 years.

Burgess Hill Girls are one of the top Independent Schools and is a fantastic environment in which to work. The Nursery is situated on the main site and thereby benefits from the school’s excellent facilities. The staff room is a warm, friendly, and vibrant place with everyone pulling together in their quest to keep Burgess Hill Girls right at the forefront of Nursery and Pre-Prep School education in the UK. The school’s warmth, camaraderie and community spirit are key to our success in developing resilience and confidence in our pupils.

Our Nursery practice follows and extends the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) sparking a sense of wonder and curiosity of the world for all our children, giving them the confidence to take risks in an environment where they feel respected and secure. We look to achieve balance in our practice, giving children structure and security whilst following their individual interests, doing so through a mixture of adult-led and child-initiated learning experiences. We fully recognise that children learn best when they are enthused, engaged and happy and we pride ourselves on the exceptionally friendly, inclusive, and nurturing provision that we offer, where children and their families feel confident, involved, and valued.

With Burgess Hill Girls situated so favourably in some truly stunning grounds, outdoor learning is integral to who we are and what we do. The ideal candidate should share this commitment. As a school with community at is core. We are seeking a practitioner who would like to work alongside an experienced team, feel supported, encouraged, and listened to.

Our Nursery Practitioners work an 8-hour day, which includes a one-hour lunch break, Monday to Friday on either an early or a late shift between the hours of 8:00am and 6.00pm, usually 8am-4pm or 10am-6pm.

We offer a generous employment package including access to the on-site fitness suite & tennis courts, a discount on membership at a local sports centre, a 1-hour lunch break and free cooked lunch, pension scheme & wellness package along with on-site parking.  25 days annual leave plus Bank holidays and discretionary days between Christmas and New Year.

Completed application forms should be emailed to our Mrs Claire Morley