Current Job Vacancies

About Nursery Management Positions

Sunhill is a progressive company who encourage all employees to achieve their maximum potential. We seek managers who can make a difference to the day-to-day running of our nurseries. Of course you need the qualifications, knowledge and experience but not necessarily as a manager at present. We look for potential to work well within a team, good communicators, and willingness to take responsibility for the care and wellbeing of children, parents and staff. IT skills are a distinct advantage, however we will train you on our systems. The ability to gain knowledge, and to demonstrate a professional approach to staff and parents is just as important. Some of our senior managers started with us as nursery nurses, if you think you have what it takes to manage one of our nurseries – talk to us.

Room Leaders – All areas

Qualified to Level 3 or above with responsibility for overall running of a room within your nursery, assisting with the day-to-day safe care of children in your charge and the delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), including training of more junior staff members.

Nursery Nurses L3 – All areas

Qualified to Level 3 or above to assist with the day-to-day safe care of children in your charge and the delivery of the EYFS, including assuming other more senior tasks.

Nursery Nurses L2 – All areas

Qualified to Level 2 (or training up to Level 3 qualification) to assist with the day-to-day safe care of children in your charge and the delivery of the EYFS in conjunction with the above staff.

Nursery Assistants – All areas

Unqualified team member (or training up to Level 2 qualification) to assist with the day-to-day safe care of children in your charge and the delivery of the EYFS by assisting the above qualified staff.

Student Positions and Temporary Cover Staff – All areas

If you are a student age 17+ or between jobs as a nanny, or looking for a short term position, we have holiday and maternity cover vacancies at all levels at various locations, which may include some of the positions advertised above.


Sunhill Daycare has the necessary resources to offer top level remuneration packages. These will obviously reflect your qualifications and experience but are also based on economic and costs prevailing at each nursery location. We also take into consideration accesiblity and the cost of travel where nurseries are located in areas with limited public transport. All staff qualify for annual Christmas bonus after serving satifactory probabation, have access to generous subsidised childcare (subject to availability of places) and free uniform. Moreover, every staff member is considered an essentail team member.

Montessori Teachers/Teaching Assistants – Cambridgeshire & Hertfordshire

We have vacancies for an experienced Montessori Teacher, primarily to teach pre-school children aged 3+. Applicants must be well versed in the Montessori philosophy and have sound knowledge of the EYFS. Must also be prepared to train and work with non-Montessori staff, to ensure our nurseries embrace Montessori practice throughout. The successful applicant will also be expected to undertake further training required to ensure full delivery of EYFS, within the Montessori structure.

We are also seeking assistant nursery staff, ideally with Montessori experience, or general childcare and/or preschool, interested in training in the Montessori approach to pre-school education.

To enquire about any of the above postions please contact or telephone 01763 247474 or any of the managers listed in your area.

Nursery Apprentice
Colchester, Essex  |  Full-time

Qualified Nursery Practitioner
Berkhamsted HP4 3GY  |  Permanent  |  Salary: £19,000.00 to £20,000.00 /year

Qualified Early Years Educator
Royston SG8 5WY  |  Full-time  |  Salary: £19,000.00 to £20,000.00 /year

Qualified Early Years Practitioner
St. Neots PE19 1LQ  |  Permanent  |  Salary: £17,000.00 to £19,000.00 /year

Nursery Room Leader
Peckham Rye  |  Full-time  |  Salary: £21,000.00 to £22,500.00 /year

Qualified Nursery Practitioner (term time only)
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire  |  Full-time  |  Salary: £18,000.00 to £21,000.00 /year

  • About Us

    Sunhill’s nurseries provide a happy, caring and secure environment for children aged from 3 months, where assisted by professional carers, teachers and peer presence, children rapidly gain confidence, knowledge and ability.

  • Contact Us

    Support Services
    Sunhill Daycare (Europe) Limited
    PO Box 157
    Royston Hertfordshire
    SG8 9WY

    Tel: 01763 247474
    Fax: 01763 243033