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Waverley Preparatory School and Day Nursery


Waverley School & Nursery is an Independent school which offers an excellent standard of education for children aged 3 months to 11 years. 

We can offer the right candidates  a close knit,  supportive community where every child is known and valued, and the opportunity to contribute to a school which consistently delivers high academic achievement and a passion for learning.

Waverley School & Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children therefore all applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

The school is growing quickly and we are now recruiting for the following roles: 


 Assistant Nursery Educator 

**Assistant Nursery Educators, £23,400 - £25,200**

Would you like to start a career in Childcare with the option of training for a Level 2/3 qualification in Childcare and Education?


Waverley Nursery is currently recruiting Assistant Nursery Educators to be part of our dynamic team and to work with children aged from 3 months to 4 years in our inspiring, child led, family oriented setting. Our Nursery is based within Waverley Preparatory School, surrounded by woodland and open spaces. We boast individual nursery gardens, a forest school and offer daily woodland walks for the children, encouraging their enquiring minds to develop.


Waverley Nursery is a very successful 120 place setting, where the Managers believe strongly in rewarding staff and aiding professional development. This is a diverse role with duties including:

- being responsible for a Key group of children

- aiding child-led development

- assisting our Forest School outings

- communicating with parents

- supporting activities within the facilities of the School


One of the most exciting aspects of our setting is that a large proportion of our Leaders and Managers have been recruited from within and joined us initially as Assistant Nursery Educators or Nursery Educators. This highlights Waverley’s commitment to creating career opportunities and promoting staff progression. We believe strongly in supporting and developing staff, fostering new skills, and warmly welcome those with a passion to make their mark through enthusiasm, dedication and new ideas.


Benefits of working at our setting include:
*Free lunch, homemade by our chef
*Caring, supportive environment and culture
*Generous holiday entitlement (above statutory)
*Contractual sick pay
*Unrivalled professional development
*Working alongside Teachers and other Specialists
*Team building fun days, meals out, and social events
*Career progression for the ambitious and hardworking
*Discounted childcare

*Company pension scheme
*Uniform provided

*Onsite parking

Person Specification
1. A passion for child development and a desire to lean about the EYFS 0-5 years
2. Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team
3. A sense of humour, common sense and a ‘can do’ attitude!
4. Masses of drive, ambition and energy!
5. A determined, persistent and resilient person, who approaches and overcomes challenges with a positive attitude.


Job Types: Permanent, Part-time, Full-time


For more information or for an application form, please contact our Nursery Manager, Mrs. Fiona Harding, via the School Office on 01189 731 121 or at recruitment@waverleyschool.co.uk.


 If you would like to be considered for future roles, please contact recruitment@waverleyschool.co.uk