Head of Nursery, Somerset

Closing date:

Hazlegrove Preparatory SchoolSomerset

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Nursery 


Due to the retirement of our current Head of Nursery, we are looking to appoint another caring, enthusiastic and inspirational Nursery teacher to take over the reins.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading our dedicated team in providing outstanding learning opportunities in an engaging, nurturing and creative learning environment. They will plan exciting opportunities for continuous provision and for activities that develop every child as an individual, providing them with the best possible start to their learning journey at Hazlegrove.  

The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills and will be confident forming good relationships with children, parents and other members of staff.  The ability to work as a team, be organised, well-presented and have a good sense of humour is essential.

Desirable – understanding and experience in using Tapestry to observe, track and report on the progress of individuals and cohorts to a range of audiences. 

Applications will be accepted from Nursery Teachers, Nursery Managers and Early Years Status qualified candidates.

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.


Further details may be obtained from the Hazlegrove website :  https://www.hazlegrove.co.uk/about/staff-and-community/staff-vacancies 

Closing date: 12 noon Wednesday 19 June 2019

More about Hazlegrove Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Hazlegrove House, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7JA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1963 440314
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Hazlegrove Preparatory School in Yeovil, Somerset, is a mixed pre-prep and prep school for students aged 2-13. This Church of England independent school offers day and boarding provision. Around 370 students currently attend Hazlegrove. The school ad...