Job Vacancies

Details of our current vacancies are shown below.

We always recommend that prospective candidates contact us to arrange a visit and to have an informal chat before deciding to apply for a job with us.

2 x Early Years Practitioners Posts

We currently have two vacancies for Early Years Practitioners to provide high quality care and learning opportunities for children aged from 6 months to 5 years old in both our Nest and Hive areas.

We are committed to the continuing professional development of all our staff. The ability to demonstrate natural initiative, to be flexible and to work as part of a team are all essential skills required for the role.

Applicants will need to hold at least a relevant level 3 childcare related qualification

The Centre is open from 7.45am – 6.00pm, Monday to Friday. Hours of work will be on shift basis to cover these opening hours. There are 5 staff training days each year and the centre closes for the period between Christmas Day and New Year.

This is a permanent post. It will be 37 hours per week, 52 weeks a year, with a starting salary of £16,209

The closing date for applications is the 19th October 2017 at noon

Visits to the Centre prior to application are welcomed. Interviews are scheduled for week commencing 23rd October 2017 with a view to start as soon as possible.

Hampshire County Council Terms and Conditions apply, including the option to join the Local Government Pension Scheme. 

How to apply
Please complete the Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form and return before the closing date to Haven (either by email to, post or in person).

Support Staff Application Form
Equality Monitoring Form
Haven Nursery School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.