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Location & Hours

Old Dairy Farm Nursery

36 Winchester Road, Stroud
Petersfield, Hampshire. GU323PB

Tel: 01730 233444

Open Monday to Friday 7.30am to 6.30pm

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Job opportunities

We a very lucky to have an amazing team of dynamic and passionate staff.

This could be your chance to work with an exciting team shaping a new concept in nursery care and education in a fabulous rural environment. This is an exciting opportunity to work in our Reggio Emilia Farm Nursery.


We are continually expanding and growing our team, so we are always interested in hearing from motivated people who have a love for children, education, the outdoors and a desire to work in childcare. If you think you would like to be part of our team, email your CV and covering letter to We will keep you on file and get in touch when something suitable comes up.

Current positions available

Early Years Practitioner

Level NVQ Level 3 in Children's Care Learning and Development (or equivalent)

Salary (dependent on experience)

Hours: Monday – Friday (39 hours / week)

Exciting opportunities at our new setting are now available.  We are recruiting inspirational nursery assistants / educators looking for a challenge who will help us set up our new nursery farm school. We are a 40-place setting and will provide childcare and early years education from 0 to 5. We are inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach to education.

Privately owned, set on a working farm we have a large garden, outside play facilities and the opportunity for exploration and discovery in our nearby woods and farmland. We offer safe and unique indoor and outdoor facilities from our newly refurbished, homely property.

Children will be participating in a range of additional activities, including regular trips to the woods, French lessons, music, cooking and helping look after our garden and very own animals including chickens, owls, birds, guinea pigs and rabbits!

In order to be successful in this role, you will have an excellent working knowledge of the EYFS along with at least a Level 3 qualification in childcare. The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working with 0 - 5 year old’s and be able to deliver a high standard of care with excellent interpersonal skills.

In these dynamic and highly influential roles you will become a 'key person' by carrying out all related responsibilities in building relationships with a small group of children and their families.

You will provide a stimulating, creative and safe environment for the children and promote the learning and development of each child. The nursery is staffed between the hours of 7.00am to 7.00pm for 51 weeks of the year and we are looking for suitably qualified individuals who are keen to work within this new outstanding team.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, commitment, caring nature, fun, team player, energetic, well mannered, open minded with a love for the outdoors.

The main duties include:

  • working as part of a team demonstrating good communication skills;

  • acting as a Key Person to a group of nursery children keeping written and computerised records relating to learning and development;

  • learning about and working with our Reggio Emilia inspired pedagogy

  • working in partnership with parents to inform them of their child’s progress;

  • taking part in training to update skills and attend staff meetings;

  • ensuring health, safety and wellbeing of the children at all times.

  • being engaged in continuous, enhanced and adult directed activities to fulfil the requirements of the EYFS;

You will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. References will be sought before interview

For more information or to apply please send a CV and covering letter to

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