Nursery Practitoner Montessori

Location: Bristol
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Nursery Nurse | Nursery Support | Nursery Teacher | Nursery
Reference: PE11184811
Salary: 18,000- 19,000 dependant on experiance
Job Published: 11 months ago


Our client has an exciting opportunity for Level 3 Practitioner (40 hours per week, to join their well-established setting in the North of Bristol. Fancy having an exciting challenge, something new and different from your current managerial experience then why not come here? Montessori is a method of education that is based on self-directed activity, hands-on learning and collaborative play. In Montessori classrooms children make creative choices in their learning, while the classroom and the highly trained teacher offer age-appropriate activities to guide the process.

The Level 3 will be responsible for being a key person and role model to children in nursery School. You will be based in a permanent room and will hold a manageable number of key children to monitor and maintain learning and development, deal with personal needs and form relationships with their parents. You will need to ensure that you are a valuable team member as well as being able to use your initiative, think of your feet and work independently. As a level 3 practitioner would will also have to deliver outstanding teaching following the Montessori method.

Qualifications: CACHE Level 3 / Equivalent level 3 qualification (ESSENTIAL)

• A Montessori experience / qualification ( Desirable)
• Qualified Teacher Status (Desirable)
• A valid Paediatric First Aid certificate (Desirable)
• A valid Food Hygiene certificate (Desirable)
• A valid Safeguarding Lead certificate (Desirable)

Knowledge & Experience:

• It is desirable but not essential to have the experience of working with children aged 2-5 in a Montessori setting
• Experience of working within and implementing the EYFS statutory framework
• Experience of working in partnership with parents
• Have general computer literacy and a range of IT skills
• Experience of OFSTED inspections or other inspections/legal bodies and their requirements within day care on non-domestic premises
• Understanding and knowledge of the local community
• Knowledge of child development and meeting children's needs
• Sound knowledge of the Montessori method

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £40.00

Job Types: Full-time (contracted 40 hours) Permanent

Salary: £18,000.00 to £19,000.00 /year dependant on experience and qualifications