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Early Years Adviser

Contract: Permanent, fulltime at 37 hours per week (Part time will be considered for the right candidate)

Salary: Band 6 – FTE £46,000 p.a. (pro-rata for reduced hours) based on appropriate skills and experience.

Location: Hertfordshire.

Currently remote due to Covid-19. Post Covid-19 lockdown restrictions there will be an opportunity to work up to 2 days in the Head Office – Stevenage with the remainder as remote working. Flexibility required to work across educational settings in Hertfordshire and neighbouring counties.

Do you have a strong desire to advocate the very best start for our youngest children?

Have you ever considered how you can pass on your knowledge and expertise to make a difference to young children’s life chances across Herts and beyond?

Do you want to utilise your knowledge, skills and expertise to create new tools, deliver engaging and inspirational training to empower others?

If the answer is yes, why not come and join Herts for Learning Ltd where you can make a positive difference and further develop your career.

This is a busy, fulfilling and exciting role that requires commitment and professionalism, but gives flexibility to find a manageable work / life balance. As an adviser you are able to manage your own diary to plan support and training that meets the needs of our schools. In addition to this you will have time for professional research and opportunities for debate and discussion around current issues in early education.

We are seeking an individual with QTS, a passion for high quality early years practice, experience of leadership and an interest in genuinely helping others make a difference for young children.

The team are working remotely where possible to support their educational settings and when required, providing onsite support in line with Government guidelines. Therefore the ability to reach different locations by car will be essential. If you drive then a full driving licence and appropriate car insurance will be required. Post Covid-19 you will have the opportunity to work in the office for a maximum of 2 days per week. As there is a permanent home working element to this role, you will need to ensure you are equipped for home working.

If you want to be a part of our Early Years team of passionate individuals, dedicated to working together in the interests of our youngest children then please get in touch.
For any queries or if you want to know some more about this opportunity, please contact Mireille MacRaild who would be happy to chat to you on 07990 774310.

If you’re ready to apply, download and complete the HfL application form along with the supporting statement, explaining how you meet the requirements of the job outline at the following web address: Once completed, please submit the forms to 

For recruitment queries, our Central Recruitment Team can also be contacted on the hfl.recruitment email address above.

We would love to hear from you.

Closing Date:    Wednesday 12th May 2021 at midday

Interview Date*:   Wednesday 26th May 2021

Start Date:   Monday 6th September 2021

*Please note that the interviews will be taking place remotely.
HfL is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We insist on the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues and will never condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.
We encourage you to view our Black Lives Matter statement which gives clarity on our anti-racist stance.  Please note that if you are invited to interview, we will expect you to be prepared to discuss unconscious bias with us; we find these conversations more than any others give us all a good idea of what working together will be like.
To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.



97-102 Grange Rd                                                          Tower Mill Road London, SE1 3BW                                                          London, SE15 6BY Tel: 020 7525 1196                                                         Telephone: 0207 701 6629  

The Federation of Kintore Way Nursery School & the Grove Nursery School

Deputy Headteacher (Teaching and Learning) – required for September 2021

Salary: Leadership Scale points 8-12
Responsible to: Executive Headteacher
Working Pattern: This is a full-time post with a 0.6 teaching commitment

The Governors and Executive Headteacher are seeking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Deputy Headteacher who is passionate about inclusive, high-quality, early years’ education. This post is mainly based at Kintore Way with the opportunity for supportive visits to the Grove. Kintore Way is a very large Nursery School in the heart of Bermondsey, which has been judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. The Grove Nursery School is a small Nursery School with a beautiful garden, situated between Peckham and Camberwell. Both schools are highly regarded and valued for their inclusivity and expertise in supporting children with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities. We believe in promoting the ‘four C’s’ – curiosity, confidence, cooperation and creativity.

We are looking for a dedicated and inspiring Deputy Headteacher who will:
• Have an excellent understanding and knowledge of recent early years’ educational developments
• Be an outstanding teacher who is passionate about improving outcomes for children and their families
• Have the skills to play a key role in further developing the curriculum and quality of teaching and learning across the Federation
• Be an experienced leader with excellent interpersonal skills who can motivate, inspire and lead a diverse team
• Be committed to inclusive and anti-discriminatory practice

We can offer you:
• Children who are curious and excited to learn
• The opportunity to shape our vision
• Highly skilled and trained staff committed to providing the best care and education for young children
• A supportive and passionate leadership team
• The experience of working across a Federation to support the curriculum.
Candidates are strongly encouraged to visit by prior appointment.

Please contact Rebecca Sherwood, Executive Headteacher, for a discussion about the role and to arrange a visit.
For an application pack, please email or download it from our website

Completed applications should also be emailed to by the closing date and time.
Closing date: Monday 17th May 2021 9.00 am
Interviews: Friday 21st May 2021

The Federation of Kintore Way Nursery School & Children’s Centre & The Grove Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We conduct value-based interviews. The successful candidate must demonstrate that they are fully committed to our safeguarding policies and procedures. All school posts are subject to pre-employment checks and references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless


Co Headteacher (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

Employer: Hillview Nursery (Harrow Local Authority)

Closing Date: Monday 17th May 2021

Interview Date: 20th May 2021

Location: Hillview Nursery School

Permanent after probation

Full Time

Salary Group 1 Outer London L6 (starting from £49,714) pro rata

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Early Years Class Teacher

Employer: Hillview Nursery (Harrow Local Authority)

Closing Date Friday 28th May 2021

Interview Date: 04th June May 2021

Location Hillview Nursery School

Permanent after probation

Full Time

Salary M1 – UPS1 (outer London)

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Vacancies at Early Education

Project Co-ordinator, Birth to 5 Matters (part-time, temporary)

This is a six-month, 2 days per week, role co-ordinating the dissemination and professional learning programme for the Birth to 5 Matters guidance.  Download further particulars and Equality and diversity monitoring form.  Closing date 13 May 2021.

Associates - freelance trainers and consultants

We have a rolling programme of recruitment for well-qualified and experienced trainers and consultants to join our team of Associates.  If you might be interested, find out more about our existing team of Associates and details of how to apply.