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  • 1 Feb 2021 3:03 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Montessori Deputy Nursery Manager

    Montessori Teacher

    Job Description

    Do you have experience as a Montessori Deputy Nursery Manager? Do you have the ability to implement high standards of care for children whilst managing a large nursery setting? If so, this could be your next role.

    About the Company

    The Grove Montessori is a beautiful purpose-built building. It is located in the suburb area of Wanstead situated in the middle of local high street. Grove Montessori is a brand new nursery which is opening in February 2021. Our goal is to support children’s physical, social, emotional and cognitive development so all children become confident learners. 

    What we are looking for

    We are looking for a Montessori experienced Deputy Manager to assist the Nursery Manager in the role of planning, development and management and quality improvement of the nursery. The Deputy Manager must have very high standards and excel in delivering the highest quality of education in Montessori for children. To help develop and manage an effective staff team that provides quality childcare to local people and their children. To comply with the Children, Act 2006 (Childcare and Education Law) and associated Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework, all relevant Health and Safety, Employment Law legislation, the Montessori Association and any actions set by Ofsted.

    Commit to the Company’s HEART values and ensure they are strongly embedded within the nursery environment.

    You must possess the skills to influence others be a role model who models good practice in Montessori to the highest standards thus, being a strong influencer who lives the Company’s H.E.A.R.T values with a proven track record of achieving Ofsted Good or Outstanding results.


    Must hold a Bachelors Degree in Montessori  

    Main duties:

    ·       Assist in the Implementation of leadership and management

    ·       To work with HR in the recruitment and selection or relevant staff.

    ·       To assist in Managing all staff and promote the companies H.E.A.R.T Values

    ·       To help support staff in ensuring a challenging environment and play is provided for children to explore, learn and develop

    ·       To plan activities appropriate to the age and development of the children

    ·       To assist with the teaching, care and welfare of children

    ·       To assist with the induction and settling in of children attending

    ·       To assist with inductions for New Starters

    ·       Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

    ·       To comply with Treehouse Nursery Schools Safeguarding policy

    ·       To be responsible for the Health and Safety standards appropriate for the needs of young children and ensuring staff compliance and awareness

    ·       Actively promote equality and diversity, tackle poor behaviour towards others, including bullying and discrimination, and narrowing any gaps in outcomes between different groups of children.

    ·       Support the Nursery Manager and Business Manager in the management of the nursery

    Benefits include:

    ·       Increased annul leave with your length of service

    ·       Excellent career and training opportunities

    ·       High street vouchers for going above and beyond

    ·       Social outgoings

    ·       Network opportunities

    ·       £250 refer a friend bonus

    ·       Full Access to Treehouse online training portal

    ·       Overtime Pay

    ·       Access to Treehouse staff Events, Christmas Awards ceremony

    ·       Monthly Staff Incentives


    All employees must be committed to the welfare and safeguarding of all children, which is of the utmost importance for the role. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, Right to Work and satisfactory references.

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

    To apply for this position please email: quoting Reference ID: DNMMAR20

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    Montessori Teacher Job Description 

    Role: Montessori Teacher 

    Hours: Monday to Friday 40 hours per week 

    Salary: £24,000 – £26,000 per annum 

    Location: The Grove Montessori, Wanstead, E11 2EW 

    Do you have experience as a Montessori Teacher? Are you able to implement and  demonstrate knowledge of Montessori philosophy.  

    About the Company 

    The Grove Montessori is a beautiful purpose built building. It is located in the suburb area of  Wanstead situated in the middle of local high street. Grove Montessori is a brand new  nursery which is opening in February 2021. Our goal is to support children’s physical, social,  emotional and cognitive development so all children become confident learners.  

    What we are looking for 

    We are looking for a Montessori experienced Teacher to assist the Nursery Manager in the  role of planning, development and management and quality improvement of the nursery. The  Teacher must have very high standards and excel in delivering the highest quality of  education in Montessori for children.  

    Commit to the Company’s HEART values and ensure they are strongly embedded within the  nursery environment. 


    Must hold a Teaching qualification in Montessori  

    Main Duties 

     Use the Montessori Nursery curriculum and current research in order to develop and  train practitioners.  

    • Work with the staff in the room in the planning and preparation of activities to develop  all aspects of the child’s individual development. 

    • Helping to provide an appropriate programme which supports the Montessori  approach of learning activities in a stimulating and learning environment for the children.  

    • Maintain an ongoing conversation with practitioners and parents regarding how to  best coordinate curriculum.  

    • Assisting with staff inductions and helping new staff to fit into the nursery.

    • Assisting the deputy manager and the nursery manager with the trainees or  students are monitored, coached, mentored and supported and any  underperformance tackled. 

    • Plan and implement the Montessori curriculum. Give appropriate presentations and  establish a record keeping system to track the children’s progress. 

    Benefits include: 

     Increased annul leave with your length of service 

     Excellent career and training opportunities 

     High street vouchers for going above and beyond 

     Social outgoings 

     Network opportunities 

     £250 refer a friend bonus 

     CPD by accessing over 40 courses 

     Overtime Pay 

     Monthly Staff Incentives 

    All employees must be committed to the welfare and safeguarding of all children, which is  of the utmost importance for the role. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, Right  to Work and satisfactory references. 

    Application Questions:

    ·       What is the highest level of education you have completed?

    ·       Do you have the following licence or certification: Enhanced DBS/ DBS Online?

    ·       In 1-2 sentences, please describe how your previous experience is relevant to this role? Why are you a good fit for this job?

    ·       What about this role excites you and made you want to apply? Please describe your interest in working with us.

    This role is offered on a 40 hours per week, 52 weeks a year basis. Salary is up to £30,000 subject to qualifications and experience. 

    To apply for this position please email:



  • 22 Feb 2019 10:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Ladybird Montessori School, Highgate,  are looking for a enthusiastic passionate pre-school teacher to join our expanding friendly team. We are a long established pre-school with an excellent reputation tucked away in Highgate with a delightful on-site Forest School. We offer a stimulating environment where children can grow and prosper.

    We are looking for a qualified Montessori teacher/ recently qualified or a cache level 3/4 with enthusiasm and a passion for working with small children. Our hours are 8am to 3pm three days a week and Monday and Thursday until 1pm. Term time only.

    Purpose of the Job:

    To work as the key person to a small group and be a happy member of our school team under the direction of the manager. Provide safe, high quality education and care for young children. To maintain a stimulating, enjoyable and enriching lesson planning.

    Main Duties:

    • To assist with the planning of the curriculum and key children.
    • To help set up the classroom for the daily activities and to help tidy away at the end of the day, ensuring that at the school, all toys and equipment are clean and safe at all times.
    • To act as a key person to a small group of children, leasing closely with parents/carers and ensuring each child’s needs are recognised and met.
    • To advise the manager of any concerns e.g. over children, child protection, parents/carers or the safety of equipment, ensuring confidentiality at all times.
    • To be aware of any special needs a child may have and to familiarise oneself with relevant play and learning plans.
    • To teach children and prepare them for school, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulation.
    • To attend training courses as required.
    • To keep complete confidentiality regarding information about the children, their families or other staff members which is required as part of your role.
    • To keep up-to-date with current good practice.
    • To understate any other reasonable duties as directed by the school manager, in accordance with the school business objectives.

    Skills and attributes we are looking for:

    • Willingness to learn.
    • Montessori Diploma or CACHE Level 3 Certificate in pre-school practice or equivalent.
    • A satisfactory enhanced DBS check which confirms suitability to work with children.
    • Previous experience of working with pre-school aged children.
    • Friendly, flexible approach.
    • Health clearance for the job.
    • Ability to work as part of a team and to able to use your own initiative.
    • Strong knowledge of the EYFS
    • Strong communication skills including good command of spoken and written English.

    We offer fully paid term time holidays with a competitive salary. A parking permit, pension scheme and strong in house and external training. A strong and supportive management team along with a supportive, friendly, welcoming team of teachers.

    To apply:


    Position: 0-3 and 3-6 AMI Montessori Trained Guide

    We have the following vacancies at the Leavesden Montessori House for 2021:

    • 3-6 Experienced Montessori Guide

    • 0-3 Experienced Montessori Guide

    Based in Watford and minutes away from London by train.

    Fully committed, enthusiastic hardworking and practical individuals required.

    Need to have a Positive, reflective and flexible attitude

    Working knowledge of the application of Montessori principles and

    EYFS knowledge

    For the right candidates, a competitive salary package will be offered which includes hot lunches, healthy snacks, quality in house training and support for further training.

    Leavesden Montessori House is recognised as exceptional and has had strong positive feedback from the parents.

    Recruitment is done throughout the year. Additional details will be available upon receipt of your application.

    Leavesden Montessori House



    Phone: 01923 801331

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    Qualified Montessori teacher for Part Time / Full time position

    To be considered for this role it is essential that you must:

    • Hold a recognised Montessori Qualification

    • Working knowledge of EYFS

    Location: Gaddesden Row, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

    Hours: 35 Hours week

    Salary: £10 - £12 Per Hour


    • Work in the Classroom with children from the age of 1 to 4 years. 

    • Work as part of the staff team to ensure the efficient running of the nursery school.

    • Individually implement and plan activities using My Montessori Child for key children according to their next steps to ensure continuous provision

    • Plan, implement and review activities to support each child to work towards the EYFS Early Learning Goals 

    • Consistently observe each child to provide a stimulating and fun environment according to their individual needs, stage of development and current interests

    • Deliver a Montessori education through the presentations of equipment in each area of the Montessori curriculum

    • To uphold the Montessori philosophy in the daily activities within the setting  

    Persons Specification: Able to always use initiative and exercise integrity

    To apply you must have:

    • A current DBS

    • First aid certificate

    • An up-to-date CV

    • I.D (passport, driving licence)

    • Proof of address

    • Right to work

    • X2 contactable References

    Please contact:

    Camilla - 07866310044




  • 21 Feb 2019 3:51 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Full-Time - Montessori Directress

    Job Description

    We are looking for a full-time, Montessori qualified Directress for our Montessori School in SW12, commencing in September 2021. You will be responsible for overseeing the daily planning for, and running of, your own classroom,  We have a busy timetable of additional activities (including Philosophy for Children, Nutrition, Art Cards and Mindfulness) along with vocational sessions run by visiting teachers and of course, our Montessori Work Cycle. This is a busy role which requires an objective approach, empathy, enthusiasm, creativity and flexibility. You will work in collaboration with another teacher and will have the weekly support of a mentor.

    The hours are 8.15am until 4.30pm on three days of the week and until 6.30pm on two days. We have five set weeks of holiday (Christmas, Easter and Summer) and a further four weeks to be taken during other holiday times of your choice.

    The school was established in 1997 and has sole use of a lovely Victorian house. There are 51 places and a team of 16. We take children from 2 to 5  years of age.

    How to Apply

    Please apply by sending your CV and photo for the attention of Frances, to

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    Clapham Park Montessori and Infant Community.

    We have a temporary part-time vacancy for an Assistant in our very popular Montessori Infant Community. We would welcome a Montessori Diploma-holder, Assistant Certificate-holder or Montessori student. The class is well-established and the team are very experienced. 

    The hours are 8.30 till 1.00 on Tuesday and Thursday mornings during term-time. 

    Please reply to or 07931 556595. 



    Montessori Teacher

    Salary: £22,000 to £26,000 p.a. 

    Four days per week based on 36 hrs per week. Between Monday & Friday. 

    Permanent position

    Location: Dulwich/Herne Hill London SE21

    Excellent for travel and near Brixton Tube.

    Under the Willow is a happy Montessori nursery in Dulwich/Herne Hill SE21 and we are looking to meet a Montessori Teacher who loves working with young children. Our ambitions for how it feels to work at Under the Willow can be summed up very simply: we want you to be happy and fulfilled every day. 

    The Role:

    • Provide a nurturing and stimulating environment to facilitate childrens growth, exploration and participation.

    • Coordinate with other teachers to create lesson plans

    • Observe and interpret the childs needs

    • Treat all children with same importance level

    • Coordinate regular communication with parents

    • Supervise and manage the children

    • Monitor and track children progress on a regular basis


    • We know that our team is our most important and valuable resource, so you can benefit from:

    • Lots of opportunity for CPD

    • Coaching and training

    • Working with a lovely team of professionals 

    • A friendly, happy and welcoming environment

    • Opportunity for extra holidays 

    • Childcare support

    • Company Pension

    • Bike to work scheme

    • Easy travel from Herne Hill Station or Brixton Tube


    • 1 to 2 years experience in childcare

    • Montessori Diploma or above

    • If you are newly qualified we would like to hear from you

    • The ability to deliver high quality practice within our nursery

    • Strong knowledge of safeguarding procedures

    To apply, send your CV to:



  • 20 Feb 2019 10:06 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Montessori Teacher

    An accredited long-established and popular Montessori Nursery in Barnes SW13, with a record of ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted ratings, is looking to recruit a qualified and experienced Montessori teacher from September.

    The ideal candidate must be motivated, committed and dedicated to the Montessori approach to learning and development to meet the children’s individual needs. A good working knowledge of the EYFS is needed with experience of having key children. A professional and enthusiastic approach with good communication skills and ability to speak and write English clearly is essential. A team player is required in this welcoming and supportive environment. Flexibility welcome. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. DBS and all vetting checks required. Mornings in term time with the option of occasional afternoons in the future.

    Further information:


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  • 18 Feb 2019 4:07 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Montessori Nursery School in Edinburgh 

    The Montessori Nursery School in Edinburgh (Murrayfield) requires a committed, confident and caring Montessori directress (ideally with a minimum of three years’ experience) to join small, friendly team from August 2021 or earlier due to expansion.  Breadth of experience working with 3–6-year-olds required. 

    Up to 40 hours per week over five mornings and four afternoons during term time till 4pm with deputy manager responsibilities. Pay according to qualifications and experience.  Regrettably, we can only entertain candidates who do not require visas to work in the UK. In line with professional expectations, you will require to be registered with the SSSC (or eligible for registration) and a member of the PVG Scheme.

    Please e-mail: for further information or to register your interest.



  • 17 Feb 2019 4:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Montessori Nursery Teacher 

    St Helens Montessori School, East Farleigh, Kent

    Job Description

    We are seeking a fully trained, dedicated and positive Nursery Teacher to join our friendly and professional team, starting in April 2021.

    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with both adults and children are essential.  The candidate must be effective at carrying out observations and accurate record-keeping of children’s development and progress, as well as being as confident at settling our little 2-year-olds as supporting our 4–5-year-olds.

    How to Apply

    Please apply in writing, including an up-to-date CV to Jeannelle Dening-Smitherman at or telephone 07802706573.


    The Montessori Place is looking for an Overnight Support Worker (Female)

    We are based in Framfield, Sussex in a beautiful setting with around 30 young people attending aged 12-18.

    Summary of the role

    To offer, in the evenings and overnight, one-to-one support to a young person with special educational needs, within the residential setting of a Montessori secondary school. This young person has been at a Montessori school since she was 2 years old, and she is now 14. We are recruiting for an LSA to support her in the evenings, and overnight.


    • Four nights a week (Monday to Thursday) 4pm to 8am the next morning.


    • £20,274.75 per annum (gross) paid in equal monthly instalments after PAYE.
    • Accommodation in a pleasant single room with a view, and an adjoining bathroom.
    • Meals during the school week are included.


    Direct work with the young person with special educational needs

    • To ensure the young person's safety and wellbeing through the evening and overnight.
    • To support their self-care routines in the evening, at night and in the morning.
    • To be available if they or other young people need support at night. This is rare. 

    Evening responsibilities

    • Organise accessible activities for the young person, either on-site or off-site.
    • Ensure the environment (rooms, materials/equipment, activities) serve their development.
    • Ensure that the evening routines are conducive to their wellbeing.
    • Help the other young people in supporting this young person.
    • Consult with your line manager and co-workers on how best to do this.


    • Observe what generates enthusiasm, joy and fulfillment in the young person.
    • Observe what obstacles they meet and determine how best to navigate through these.


    • Show through your own example what you aspire for in the young people.
    • Provide reports both orally and in writing with regard to this work
    • Other duties as appropriate to the post and as delegated by your line manager/ Director.

    For an application pack please email  -



    The Montessori Place are looking to recruit a Support Worker within the Young People’s Community

    JOB TITLE: Support Worker, Young People's Community

    SALARY:£22,809 per annum

    Hours:Mon -Fri 8-5pm


    The purpose of the role is to support a 14 year old girl with 'global delay' within a Montessori community for adolescents. 


    Support Worker

    • To observe the specific needs of the young person to be supported. 
    • To help the young person towards full independence in their self-care, learning, and social relationships. 


    • Encouraging independence in all areas of their life
    • Assisting in areas of specific weakness, such as oral and written language
    • Helping the young person to focus and complete jobs 
    • Supporting the other young people to take responsibility for this young person 
    • Developing appropriate resources to support the young person 
    • Assist in the management of their social interactions and behaviour
    • Ensuring the young person stays safe in a variety of situations 
    • Helping the young person to learn to stay safe in a variety of situations
    • To establish a supportive relationship with the young person 
    • To facilitate acceptance and inclusion of the young person in the community 
    • To guide the young person as advised by the SENCo and Lead Guide 
    • To help develop the young person's Individual Support Plan
    • To carry out any specific duties outlined in the young person's support plan
    • To complete any other task as directed by their line manager

    Other responsibilties - 

    • Preparing the environment
    • Ensure, with support from the Lead Guide, that the indoor and outdoor environments are maintained, with a focus on precision, order and beauty.
    • Continue to maintain and prepare the environment throughout the day, encouraging young people to participate in these tasks.
    • Participate in the repair and maintenance of YPC equipment, materials, furnishing
    • Participate in the sourcing and creation of new materials for the young people
    • Participate in periodic reviews of the layout and ordering of the environment
    • Participate in the care of all animals and plants at The Montessori Place
    • Strive to enhance the harmony, order, and beauty of the environment 


    • Support all aspects of observation-led planning for the young people including term plans, and individual 6-weekly, weekly and daily plans.
    • Document observations made each day and share these observations with the lead Guide.


    • Participate in the upkeep of the young people's records and folders 
    • Manage budgets for the purchase of materials and other items
    • Respond to telephone enquiries from prospective parents and other visitors
    • Liaise with cook regarding the lunch menu, quantities of food and food hygiene


    • Supervise students when necessary
    • Participate in parent evenings and other meetings
    • Any other duty as appropriate to the post and as delegated by the Lead Guide or a Director



    The Montessori Place, Eason's Green, Lewes Road, Framfield TN22 5RE

    Hours of work

    Your standard working hours are from 8am to 5pm on Monday to Friday, term-time only.

    There are events at TMP for parents, typically in the evening, that you are encouraged to attend. Some parent events are required attendance. Open afternoons are held once a term, on a Saturday afternoon typically, and your attendance is encouraged.

    Please email if you are interested 


  • 16 Feb 2019 4:33 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Cardiff Montessori School

    Vacancy details: Elementary 6-12 Teacher

    Number of students in school: 76

    The successful candidate must be highly professional, confident, well organised and conscientious. The role requires an approachable manner, welcoming nature and good communication. Elementary teachers should be effective storytellers, inspiring children in their second plane of development with awe, wonder and burning questions. 

    Candidates must have completed Montessori 6-12 training and hold a minimum of 2 years experience working in a Montessori school. QTS is desirable. AMI qualification is preferable. Where a candidate has non-AMI training they must be willing to undertake further CPD.

    Elementary teachers are responsible for delivering cosmic education. They are responsible for delivering the great lessons, giving presentations, re-presentations, assigning and demonstrating follow-up works, enabling Going Out and having weekly planner meetings with students to review and guide work schedules. They Support children to make developmental choices, based on observations made. Through, careful and accurate record keeping and planning they ensure each child is progressing. 

    The elementary teacher works alongside the ALNco and senior leadership to ensure all students needs are catered for and each student is progressing at their appropriate pace. They partake in completing required documentation including progress tracking.

    Working hours: 8am to 5:30 pm Monday and Thursday and 8am to 4:30pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Term time. 

    Closing date for applications: 10/5/21. We reserve the right to close applications earlier. 

    Apply by sending a cover letter and CV to

    Interviews: will be held week of 17th May 2021.

    Salary: Depending on experience 

    For job profile see:

  • 15 Feb 2019 11:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    0-3 & 3-6 Nursery Practitioners and Assistants

    We are seeking newly qualified or experienced Nursery Practitioners and Assistants to join our friendly team at our city-centre Nursery & Preschool in Cambridge.

    The ideal candidate must be qualified to Cache Level 3  or above in childcare and have a Montessori Assistant Certificate. We support all our practitioners with continuous professional development in our beautiful and well-resourced nursery school.


    · Salary: negotiable, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
    · Occupational Pension Scheme
    · Additional holiday loyalty allowance for each year worked
    · Childcare discount 60% (3 days free)
    · In-house training and career development
    · On duty meals and refreshments

    - Christmas closure: 25th December to 2nd January

    The role:

    The newly employed Nursery Practitioner will support the Montessori Teacher and assist in all aspects of education and care. Initial training and induction will be provided by management and senior staff.

    To apply please contact Alexandra Manolache, Nursery Manager via email so we can send over our employment application form and full job description:

    If you would like to speak with us before applying, please call our office on 01223 352472 between 8am - 6pm, Monday to Friday.


    Cambridge Montessori School, 73A Tenison Road, Cambridge CB1 2DG, UK


  • 13 Feb 2019 10:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


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