Nursery Practitioners

Job Title: Nursery Practitioners
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Twickenham
Salary: £17,000 - 21,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WL57
Contact Name: Bethany Bradford
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2017 11:38

Job Description

Outstanding Montessori nursery situated in Twickenham is looking for two dedicated Nursery Practitioners to join their Toddler Room. The setting is operational 42 weeks a year, closed for summer holidays and at Christmas. They open Monday to Friday, 08:00 – 18:00 and cater for 40 children aged 6 months – 5 years old.

The setting is situated in a converted house and has a home-from-home feel, which is set across two levels. The top floor is for children aged 6 months – 2 years old allowing the children to have time to develop at their own pace. On the ground floor is for children aged 2 – 5 years old, enabling them to free-flow between the rooms and garden and allowing more choices for the children before moving onto school.

One position will be working with the 6 months – 2 year olds and the other will be working with 2 – 5 year olds. You must ensure the Montessori Method is followed throughout each day and maintain a high standard of learning for all the children.

Exciting benefits include:

  • £17 – 21,000 per annum
  • Summer and Christmas holidays off
  • Additional qualification & training provided
  • Dedicated support from management
  • Parking available nearby
  • Good transport links
  • Room for progression


Your role will include:

  • Ensuring all the children reach their highest potential throughout their development
  • Providing high quality care for the children within the setting
  • Building and maintaining good relationships with children and parents
  • Using the Montessori Method throughout the setting
  • Implementing the EYFS curriculum
  • Providing exciting activities for all the children
  • Completing observations, planning and any additional paperwork for your key children
  • Assisting and supporting other staff within the room
  • Discussing the children’s progress with their parents or guardians
  • Following the nurseries policies and procedures throughout the setting
  • Completing risk assessments within the room and the garden
  • Ensuring the children have a safe and stimulating environment
  • Attending parent and staff meetings
  • Supporting children with additional needs and IEP’s
  • Nappy changing and potty training
  • Preparing the older children for school
  • Using Phonics on a daily basis
  • Promoting all the children’s independence with child led activities


All candidates must have:

  • An NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education or equivalent, a Montessori Diploma is desired


  • The understanding they may be required to complete a qualification
  • At least one years experience within an Early Years setting
  • Excellent understanding of the Montessori Method & EYFS Curriculum
  • The ability to work well within a team
  • Great communication skills both written & verbal



If you feel you would like to be considered for the above position, get in contact today. You can either send your CV or call us, we do have a 24 hour on call facility should you wish to speak outside of your working hours.


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

**StaffBank is an Equal Opportunities Employer **