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Full Time Early Years Educator Interviewing Now

Full Time Early Years Educator Interviewing Now

Posted 19 October 2018 by Tinies UK Ltd

G63. Are you seeking a different, more interesting challenge with a competitive package?

A rare opportunity to work in one of the only two accredited Montessori Nurseries in Scotland. This is a well established, growing and innovative nursery with a Forest School attached. Our client is looking for a Level 3 experienced Early Years Practitioner to join their devoted team. This unique setting allows children to begin their early development and learning through the ethos of Montessori practices. You will be joining an established team

Purpose of role:

To be responsible for the planning and delivery of an inclusive Montessori curriculum suitable to meet the children's individual needs.
To ensure a high standard of education for the children.
To give support to the Senior Montessori Teacher and other personnel.
To implement the Early Years Foundation Stage and ensure all the children's individual needs are met and all areas of development are encouraged through play.
To observe and assess children's development and keep accurate record of their achievements.

Key Requirements

Detailed knowledge and understanding of the Pre Birth to Three and The CFE is essential.
A detailed understanding of Safeguarding and Child Protection is essential.
Relevant experience of the age range is desirable Knowledge of the key person systems and record keeping is desirable.
Ability to build positive relationships with children and their parents.
Ability to communicate and work in partnership with families and carers.
Strong teamwork and collaboration qualities. Good written and verbal skills for report writing, maintaining child records and providing feedback to parents/carers and colleagues


To be responsible for the daily management of the allocated room by implementing the Pre Birth to Three , CFE Building the Ambition and Montessori philosophies, values and policies. Formulate and operate a programme of Montessori activities suitable to the age range of children in the allocated room. Work with parents/carers of all children to achieve full integration in the setting. Foresee the needs of all children and give physical, emotional, intellectual guidance as appropriate. Help support a small team of Nursery Practitioners and encourage engagement. Maintain good communication skills within the team and ensure practice is reviewed on a regular basis. To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring that all staff and volunteers observe setting policies and procedures to keep children safe from harm.

Due to the rural location of the setting, a driver with their own care is required. This position is full time and will start in January 2019 and the salary will be negotiable depending on relevant experience and qualifications

Required skills

  • level 3 Childcare Qualification

Reference: 36408563

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