Nursery jobs at Seymour House

Become part of the brilliant team at a Seymour House nursery, where you can give children the best start by inspiring learning and unleashing their imagination. All nursery jobs at Seymour House will give you the opportunity to begin or continue your childcare career in a fun and fulfilling environment. 


Exciting nursery job roles for early years careers

In each of our eleven nurseries across Essex and Hertfordshire, we have a wide range of nursery job roles from apprentice to management positions. 

Early Years Educator

Our Early Years Educators work directly with the children inspiring awe and wonder each day as they provide outstanding care and education. This nursery job involves meeting the individual needs of each child in an enriching learning environment. 

Early Years Educator jobs require you to have a minimum Level 3 qualification in Childcare and Education. 

Apprentice Early Years Educator

Our Apprentice Early Years Educators are more than just nursery assistants. They work as part of the nursery team, assisting with daily duties to provide quality childcare and outstanding education. This is whilst also working towards an early years qualification through our Seymour House Apprentice Academy. 

For an Apprentice Early Years Educator position you must have GCSE English and Maths at a minimum Grade 4 (or equivalent). For apprenticeship funding, you must also be a UK or EEA citizen or have lived in the UK for the past 3 years.  

Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT)

The Early Years Initial Teaching Training role is an opportunity to gain a post-graduate qualification whilst working a full-time job. Early Years Educators studying the EYITT through our programme work as part of our nursery team, caring for the children and following our exciting educational curriculum. This nursery job includes attending training days and having a designated mentor to help you progress through the course.  

The Early Years Initial Teacher Training opportunity requires you to have a degree in an early years related subject. 

Nursery Manager

The responsibilities of the Nursery Manager cover many aspects to ensure the nursery always meets our expectations for exceptional care, education and safety. This extends beyond our care for the children to include their families and our team of Early Years Educators. Our Nursery Managers work closely with the Head of Early Years Practice to manage the day-to-day running of the nursery. 

The Nursery Manager position is a leadership role and you must be qualified in Early Years to Level 3 or above, with at least two years post qualification in an early years setting. 

Head of Early Years Practice

The Head of Early Years Practice is a leadership role, working alongside the Nursery Manager to ensure the nursery is successfully managed and always achieves its status as an outstanding setting. The Head of Early Years Practice leads on our care and education provision, ensuring each child is provided with the opportunities to meet their full potential. 

The Head of Early Years job position requires an Early Years qualification to Level 6 or above and at least two years’ experience of leading a team in an early years setting. 

Nursery Food Champion

Healthy food is necessary for growth and learning and we consider it a very important part of our childcare provision. Our Nursery Food Champion is a key member of the Seymour House team, taking children on exciting taste adventures whilst nurturing their knowledge and understanding of good nutrition and responsibly sourced food. 

The Nursery Food Champion job requires a passion for healthy food and good nutrition, as well as a desire to instil the same enthusiasm in young children. 

Nursery Housekeeper

Our Nursery Housekeepers play a vital role in keeping our nurseries spotless. By ensuring the nursery is always clean and tidy, our Housekeepers maintain a safe and pleasant environment for the children and the team.

No qualifications are required for our Nursery Housekeeper jobs. However, it is essential to have a desire to work in an environment with young children and prior housekeeping experience is preferred. 


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Find out what parents say about us

Sarah Leete

We have always been and remain confident that when we leave our daughter Nursery, she receives the highest level of care and pre-school education available. We would have no hesitation recommending Seymour House to any friends seeking high quality childcare

Mrs Ellis

I would like to thank the nursery team for the outstanding care they have given to Millie over the past three years.  Every Team member is kind, thoughtful and professional

David and Katrin Bome

We have always been very pleased with the care, knowledge, professionalism, skill, and nurturing nature of the team

Chloe Jenkins

The nursery team are amazing and have made the process of returning to work so much easier for me.  I have complete confidence in them

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