Burton Hathow is seeking a Nursery Practitioner to work with children aged 2 & 3 years old from April 2022.


4 days per week 08:30- 4.30pm all year round.

This role may also be suitable for an apprentice wishing to complete a level 3 qualification in childcare through a suitable provider. The hours would be 5 days per week, all year round.

The job roles include nurturing and educating young children and working alongside an experienced and hard working team.

Pay/ Salary: Dependent upon experience and level of qualification (please contact school for clarification)

Burton Hathow is an independent preparatory school educating children from the age of 2-11 years old. It is set within 4 acres of land with an adjoining woodland area. The Nursery is open all year round with 2 rooms comprising of the ‘Caterpillar’ children aged 2 and 3 years of age and the ‘Butterfly’ children aged 3 and 4 years of age in their pre-school year. 

Essential Skills: 

Childcare qualification minimum Level 2 NVQ equivalent

Previous experience of working with young children

Commitment to Safeguarding

Planning and implementing activities suited to the ages and stages of development of the children

Desirable Skills:

Basic health and safety knowledge 

Previous or current paediatric first aid qualification

Flexibility to adapt to different situations and 

Good communication skills 

The closing date for completed applications is 11th March 2022.

Interview dates will be discussed with applicants who are successfully selected for the next stage of the application process. All positions are offered subject to satisfactory DBS and reference checks. Burton Hathow Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. 

Please contact the School Office to obtain an application pack. CV’s will not be accepted unless an application pack from the school has been completed. Should you require any additional information or an application pack, please contact Mrs Victoria Williams Victoria.williams@burtonhathow.co.uk