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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    12 October 2023 at 2pm

  • Date listed

    29 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,575.00 - £23,194.00 Annually (FTE)

Admin Team Member job summary

Are you an organizational wizard with a passion for supporting Educational Excellence for the Early Years. Here's an exciting opportunity to become a vital part of our Federation, providing essential administrative support to our schools.

'We believe that all children under five should learn the skills they need to thrive at school and beyond. our core values guide us as we help early years settings achieve this.'

Roots Federation is committed to delivering exceptional educational experiences. We are seeking a new member of the administrative team to work closely with our office managers, Headteachers, and school teams, ensuring the seamless operation of administrative tasks and front desk duties.

Join us and be a part of a dynamic team dedicated to creating a nurturing and efficient educational environment. Your role will be pivotal in helping us achieve our mission

The Federation:

At Roots Federation we believe that early years educational settings are crucial for a child’s development. Learning is the key to everything we do, most importantly we know learning must be fun!  Each day is spent developing children who are curious learners and preparing them for a life long learning packed full of knowledge.

The individual:

At Roots Federation we want to make a change for people with careers in early years setting, we are looking for a team who see their role as more than a job.

As a member of the administrative team, you'll be the backbone of our administrative efforts, responsible for:

  • Managing receptionist duties, welcoming visitors, and maintaining a professional atmosphere at Roots Federation – two days a week
  • Assisting with paperwork, data entry, and record-keeping to keep things running smoothly.
  • Collaborating with office managers and Headteachers to ensure efficient communication and support
  • Handling correspondence, emails, and phone calls with grace and professionalism.
  • Managing schedules, appointments, and calendars to keep everyone on track
  • Taking responsibility for some key tasks across the Federation.

You must be eager to learn, we encourage our teams to reach their full potential and we support them with a mix of growth initiatives and an incomparable learning environment from our Hertfordshire County Council apprenticeship scheme & the Continuing Professional Development programme.

This position is a variable role, two days would be based at Heath Lane Nursery School 8am-4pm and two alternate working days will be flexible across the Federation. This can include hybrid working, working within one of our three Hertfordshire Nursery Schools or from home. There is flexibility about days and times for two days – Heath Lane Nursery, Muriel Green Nursery School, Oxhey Nursery School.

All three Nursery Schools are located with working distance of Train Stations and Main Bus routes from all over Hertfordshire.

Our Benefits

As Roots Federation part of the Hertfordshire County Council you employment will include the following benefits:

  • Job security
  • Apprenticeship Scheme
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Private medical insurance – physio, 24GP and much more
  • Discounted gym subscription
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Hertfordshire reward programme
  • Government pension scheme
  • Mental Health Support: Wellbeing coach
  • 50% off childcare

There is more…

Our refer a friend scheme – if you can bring a new member to join our team for 6 months plus, there will be a bonus for you.

Well-being for our staff is at the core of your vision, we provide a calming space, listening year, a well-being package and close working family.

Early applications are welcomed and we reserve the right to interview early should a suitable candidate apply.  Please note this vacancy will close when an appointment has been made and without further notice.

The Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo a DBS and prohibition check.

CV's are not accepted.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Heath Lane Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 5
Education phase
View all Nurseryjobs
School size
76 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 5

School location

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