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About Roots Federation

Roots Federation is focused on Educational Excellence for Early Years in Hertfordshire and Beyond. We are a federation of nursery schools providing exceptional education for under-fives across Hertfordshire. We’re passionate about giving every child the start they deserve, and offer consultation that puts children back at the heart of budgets. We show schools how to resource effectively so they financially thrive long into the future.

We offer training in a play and nature-based curriculum that sees children exceed key milestones and go on to lead rich and successful lives. Practitioners learn to create joyful, engaging spaces where children form meaningful relationships and a lifelong love of learning. If your setting needs new leadership, we invite you to join our federation and share in our success.

 Federated in 2022, our three schools are shining examples of why our approach to early years works. Each setting is a community of mutual respect and care in which children, practitioners, leadership, staff and families work and grow together.

Our nurseries all have high aspirations for children, and share a sense of purpose in giving them the best start possible. Most importantly, each setting does this in an atmosphere of kindness, joy and fun.


Our Schools



Muriel Green: A peaceful red-brick building in St Albans centre, with a verdant ‘secret garden’, Muriel Green uses play based learning to build critical skills and foster lifelong curiosity in children 3 months - 5 years.

Heath Lane: Nestled at the heart of Hemel Hempstead town centre, Heath Lane has high ambitions for all children aged 3 - 5 years. Uplifting indoor and outdoor spaces give them exciting new experiences, teaching them challenging skills, and ignite their curiosity.

 Oxhey: Tucked away in South Watford, a few minutes from leafy Oxhey Park, Oxhey Nursery School emphasises play, creativity and nature, teaching 2 - 5 years olds future proof skills and supporting their wellbeing.



Roots Federation Vacancies

Early Years Practitioner

Early Years Practitioner

Muriel Green Nursery School, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Muriel Green Nursery School, St Albans, Hertfordshire

We are eagerly seeking warm-hearted individuals with a passion for nurturing young minds, as we invite them to join our dedicated nursery team who put children's educational excellence at the centr...

  Permanent | Full-Time
  £20,812.00 - £23,194.00 Monthly
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Roots Federation Vacancies

Early Years Practitioner

Early Years Practitioner

Muriel Green Nursery School, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Muriel Green Nursery School, St Albans, Hertfordshire

We are eagerly seeking warm-hearted individuals with a passion for nurturing young minds, as we invite them to join our dedicated nursery team who put children's educational excellence at the centr...

  Permanent | Full-Time
  £20,812.00 - £23,194.00 Monthly
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Join Our Talent Pool

Let us know you are interested in working with us by joining our Talent Pool.

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