QTS Needed!!

Job Title: QTS Needed!!
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kew Gardens
Salary: £17,000-£18000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WL12
Contact Name: Marianne Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 14, 2016 16:47

Job Description

Nursery situated in Kew is looking for a Qualified Teacher to join their Pre-School Room. The nursery is operational 51 weeks of the year, closed for the Christmas break. They are open Monday – Friday 08:00-18:00 and cater for up to 28 children a day aged between 3 months – 5 years old.

The nursery is situated within a spacious converted house. The setting is split into three large rooms which are age specific and set out to enhance the children’s development. The ground floor is open planned allowing a smooth transition between the Baby Room and Toddler Room and enabling them to play together. The first floor caters for the Pre-School children and is set up to encourage them to prepare for school with a large amount of independent learning and free flow. There is also a secluded all weather garden allowing the children to explore on various outdoor equipment

The position will be working with children aged 3 – 5 year olds within the Pre-School Room. You will be responsible for up to 7 key children and help to build the children’s confidence, independence and social skills to prepare them for the move onto school.

Exciting benefits include:

  • £17,000 - £18,000 per annum  
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Uniform provided
  • Additional Early Years training
  • Excellent Transport links
  • On Site Parking
  • Dedicated support from the management team

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, parents and staff
  • Implementing the EYFS curriculum
  • Providing exciting activities which are age appropriate 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, garden and on outings
  • Ensuring the children have a safe and stimulating environment
  • Attending parent and staff meetings
  • Supporting children with additional needs and IEP’s
  • Preparing the older children for school
  • Using Jolly Phonics and develop their hand writing daily

All candidates must have:

  • QTS is desired
  • OR NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education or equivalent
  • At least 1 years relevant experience within an Early Years setting
  • The ability to work within a small team
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS
  • Great communication skills


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

**StaffBank is an Equal Opportunities Employer **


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