Job Description

Oaklea House Day Nursery is part of a family owned group of day nurseries located in the Hampshire area and is located within walking distance of Hook village and the station. We have recently celebrated our 8th Birthday and are exceptionally proud of the early years foundations that we have provided for so many wonderful families over the years.

We see you for you and work hard to support, recognise and praise our hardworking teams during these busy times. We have an excellent track record of internal promotion and progression and previous practitioners now sit in our highest Management positions.

Above all- we love what we do, we work with like minded people and we all strive to make our work environment fun (not just for the children!), happy and full of memories. Our weeks include plenty of dress up days, good home cooked food in our 5* Kitchen, celebration of the small wins and a continual strive to be the best we can all be.

We are currently looking for a kind, caring and passionate individual to join our team in Hook as part time/ full time Nursery Nurse/ qualified Early Years Educator or Nursery Teacher.

Our ideal situation would be for the chosen candidate to work 41 hours over 4.5days, however work/life balance is important and so we can be open to discussion on hours to suit both you and the nursery.

Our hiring process places YOU in the centre- working to accommodate your preferred age group, hours and career goals. If in doubt, please apply and we can work together to find a suitable working arrangement! The only thing we do not offer is term time only positions.

In return, we can offer fantastic benefits such as:

  • Limited time Welcome Incentives
  • Discounted Childcare spaces
  • Competitive salary (currently under review) + Attendance award bonuses
  • Formal Benefits Scheme including High Street discounts, discounted gym membership, free cinema tickets and much more!
  • Paid day off for your Birthday!
  • Ability to book holiday up to 18 months in advance
  • Employee of the month cash bonuses
  • 24/7 access to online and confidential counselling and therapy courses and a supportive and Mental Health First Aid trained management team.
  • Attendance Related Awards- ongoing bonuses to your pay for long service and attendance.
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • End of Year Awards and Christmas Party
  • Unlimited access to professional development training courses.
  • Opportunities for internal progression across all our settings.
  • Free uniform
  • We pay the cost of your DBS
  • and much much more!

Whether you are newly qualified or looking for your next nursery role, this is an excellent opportunity for a passionate and driven nursery nurse to join a tight knit team within an expanding business which is able to offer fantastic career progression opportunities

Requirements: In date First Aid, food hygiene and Safeguarding certificate are desirable, but training is provided.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 27-41 per week

Salary: £21,320.00-£23,800.00 per year


  • Childcare
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Referral programme
  • Store discount


  • Day shift

School type:

  • Day nursery
  • Private nursery school

Application question(s):

  • Please state the level and title of your highest childcare qualification
  • Please state the days and hours that you are able to work
  • What is your preferred age group?

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: OHNNJUNE23

Source – School Nurse Jobs – 2023 |