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Job Ref No. ECC2501661-16 Position Type: Early Years Pay Range: £25,168
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/08/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: 9 June 2024  

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If you are an amazing and qualified Early YearsEducator who doesn't want to spend their days trapped inside four walls, please keep reading!

Little Wild Tribe is an outstanding Scandinavian-inspired nature nursery and pre-school (0-5), set within 500 acres of Hadleigh Country Park! It's our aim to provide a daily outdoor adventure for our little people in which they explore, play, discover, learn, and connect to each other and the world around us!

A tLittle Wild Tribe, we want to surround ourselves with the truly wild at heart; forward-thinking, inspirational people who think outside the box and dare to be different! From bringing learning vividly to life to turning mud into maths, we are always exploring the ways children learn best to help create future generations of innovators, thinkers and leaders.

Due to ongoing developments and exciting new plans, we are now in a lucky position to be recruiting for a number of fabulous opportunities. For each role, we require forward-thinking, hard-working and passionate like-minded individuals to join our tribe.


Your vibe attracts your tribe - and at Little Wild Tribe, we are determined to attract the very best of staff. Because we recognise that our staff are our most important asset and we believe that children deserve excited, enthusiastic and passionate adults. They need grown-ups who are ready to explore and laugh with them all day; nurturing souls who are looking to build upon those magical moments of learning.

We require staff that will:

Role model outstanding practice
Have expert knowledge of child development from birth to five years.
Enjoy spending time in the great outdoors, all year round in all weathers
Hold a level 3 EYE qualification as a minimum
Have previous experience of working with young children
Have excellent communication skills.


The responsibilities of the role will depend on your qualifications, level of experience and job role. Part time and full time are considered. Please note that we require qualified practitioners only.

For more info, please check out our recruitment pack here:


We strongly believe that children flourish when they are well looked after so we do everything to look after our team. Our view is that by putting your welfare and development as equally important to children's, we are fostering a nurturing and happy community for everyone in the best workplace ever!

Our staff benefits include:

Family Friendly Flexible Working Arrangements
Pension plan available
Salary graded by experience
Free on-site parking
Staff wellbeing events
Little Wild Tribe Reward scheme and discount card
Friendly and supportive working environment
Focus on play-based learning and a holistic curriculum
Career Development and Progression Opportunities
Financial Support towards achieving further qualifications
Leadership Programmes and Professional collaborations
Teacher Training Programme
Holiday entitlement - 28 days (incl. bank holidays) per annum (pro-rated for part-time or fixed term employees). This increases to 30 days after five years' service.
Health and wellbeing - working across 500 acres of beautiful countryside - no gym membership needed!


Does this sound like you? If you think you'd be a good match, get in touch by sending in your application to

This isn't your typical workplace. It's a safe and wild space for learning, exploration and discovery. For adventures, big or small! This is a place where people are not measured against each other but against their own potential. So don't miss this opportunity to join us on the wild side!

Information about the School

Little Wild Tribe is an outstanding and innovative Scandinavian-inspired nature nursery and pre-school for children from birth to five years old, set within 600 acres of beautiful countryside at Hadleigh Country Park.

At Little Wild Tribe, we are passionately committed to our big vision: to provide a healthy, science-rich, hands-on, inspirational environment in which each child is gently nurtured, empowered and given the confidence they need to grow and flourish into happy, active, and thinking leaders of the future.

Spending most of their day outside, children are given the opportunity to explore, play, investigate, be curious, solve problems and discover answers for themselves through a rich mix of creative opportunities and experiences – where the sky really is the limit!

This isn’t your typical nursery. It’s a safe and wild space for learning, exploration and discovery… for adventures, big or small! Join us on the wild side… you won’t be able to stop yourself!

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Kelly Guthrie
Hadleigh Country Park
Chapel Lane, Hadleigh
Essex, SS7 2PP
Telephone: 01702389426

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