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Stockton House School

A nature and nurture approach to active learning

We're hiring!

Two part-time, term-time only Early Years' Practitioner Level 2/3 roles


Do you see the world as a giant playground and can you inspire others to do the same?


Can you turn an ordinary day into an extraordinary one by harnessing the curiosity and imagination of little minds and staff?


Stockton House School (pre-school) in Fleet, Hampshire is excited to announce that we have vacancies for two part-time, term-time only Early Years’ Practitioners with an immediate start. 


Our pre-school offers a unique working environment including 4.5 acres of private woodland grounds, Muddy Acorns our new forest school, and small individual classes for the children to flourish, where the care and education of our children is a top priority together with staff well-being and professional development. 


As an Early Years Practitioner your duties will include but not be exhaustive to:

  • Working together as a team
  • Planning, preparing and delivering the Early Years’ foundation stage through “in-the-moment planning”
  • Acting as keyperson to a small group of children
  • Working closely with parents and outside agencies
  • Assisting with lunch duties on a rota-basis
  • Engaging in both indoor and outdoor play


Essential Qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Active
  • Energetic
  • Friendly
  • Self-driven
  • Team-player
  • Proactive


Qualifications & Experience

  • At least two years early years’ working experience
  • Minimum full and relevant Level 2/3 qualification in Early Years (Early Years’ degree desirable)
  • A current, valid Paediatric First Aid qualification.
  • A sound understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • A thorough knowledge of safeguarding procedures


Stockton House School is a safer recruiter and any job offer will be subject to background checks, including an enhanced DBS check and is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


The scheduled working hours will be term-time only, and either


Monday 8.30am-2.15pm, Tuesday 11.30pm–3pm, Wednesday 8.30am-2.15pm or

Tuesday 8.30am-12.30pm, Thursday & Friday 8.30am-2.15pm


All potential candidates must email their CV along together with a copy of their full and relevant early years’ qualification ( to:


FAO Mrs Jenny Bounds, BA EYPS

Telephone: 01252 616323 or 07487 573692


Application forms will be sent on receipt and interviews will be offered to suitable candidates following receipt of their completed application form.


Expected start date: immediate / ASAP

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: £9.00 - £9.35 per hour (including paid lunch breaks) depending on qualification and experience


Application Closing date: 30th November 2021 unless suitable candidates are found earlier in which case applications will close before this date.