Montessori Teacher - Purley

Job title: Montessori Teacher - Purley
Contract type: Permanent
Location: South Croydon
Reference: LT012
Contact name: Lily Tyler
Contact email:
Published: 24 days ago

Job description

A Day Nursery situated in Purley requires a reliable and enthusiastic Montessori Teacher to join their growing team. The Nursery accommodates 67 children, operational Monday to Friday from 9am – 3pm.

The Nursery follows the Montessori teaching method, which staff use to effectively promote children’s learning and development in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum.

Your day-to-day activities will be the following;

  • Ensuring the children have a safe and stimulating environment

  • Completing Health and Safety checks on a daily basis

  • Ensuring the children reach their highest potential throughout their development and generally providing high quality care for the children within the setting

  • Building and maintaining good relationships with children and parents, attending parent and staff meetings, as well as undertaking appropriate supervision meetings/processes for all members in your team following with the Management approach

  • Implementing the EYFS curriculum, completing observations, planning and any additional paperwork

  • Supporting children with additional needs and IEP’s

  • Supervising staff and staff in training and maintain a proactive and professional team

  • Ensuring all record keeping is accurate and up-to-date within your designated area, including learning journeys of all children in your room any other forms/records required for the child’s welfare, learning and development


Benefits of this role include;

  • Competitive salary of £13-£14 per hour

  • 20 Days + Bank Holidays

  • Term Time role

  • Alternating shift patterns

  • Pension

  • Nearby parking

  • Immediate start!


A successful candidate must have the following;

  • A Qualification in Montessori Teaching at Diploma Level or Equivalent

  • Minimum of 1 years’ post-qualifying experience working with children aged 0-5 years in Montessori setting

  • Excellent knowledge & practice of the EYFS Framework, OFSTED Early Years Inspection Requirements and Montessori approach

  • Sound working knowledge of Two-Year Progress Check

  • Able to proficiently use IT systems; including working with databases, Microsoft office, email, internet

  • Excellent knowledge of Safeguarding and Welfare issues concerning children

  • Passion for working with babies and children

  • Enthusiastic attitude and sound knowledge towards child development for children aged 2-3 years

  • Good planning and organisational skills in order to manage a busy and varied workload

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS, Ofsted & Safeguarding

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal


If you think that you fit this description of an energized and vivacious individual who possesses the right attributes for this great opportunity - you can either send your CV to or call us on 0208 686 0100, we do have a 24 hour on call facility should you wish to speak outside of your working hours.

** StaffBank is an Equal Opportunities Employer **

** This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Certificate and Early Years references **



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