Full / Part-Time Montessori Directress
Professional, motivated, organised Montessori Directress is sought to join Outstanding, Montessori-accredited nursery to work with children aged from 2 to 5 years. As well as having a good understanding of the Montessori curriculum, applicants should also be familiar with the EYFS and be able to demonstrate good practice relating to record-keeping, observations and Safeguarding. Applicants should present a good command of spoken and written English and a suitable academic background with experience of working with young children. Overtime is minimal but applicants should be flexible to cover other sessions should the need arise. Applicants should be fit and healthy to work with young children and demonstrate a positive, can-do attitude. Core hours will be from 9 am to 2 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays commencing January 2019 (or sooner if available), with the likelihood of increasing the working hours to a full week in 2019 as numbers increase. Benefits include good holiday and overtime pay plus pension, CPD training and membership of the Montessori Schools Association. A working knowledge of other languages would also be beneficial. Paediatric First Aid and Safeguarding training will be provided if the candidate does not have a current certificate as these are a requirement of the nursery. An Enhanced DBS check will also be made to ensure the candidate is suitable to work with young children if applicants do not hold a current DBS.