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Nursery Practitioner

Posted 6 September by Dukes Education
£21,000 - £24,000 per annum
Twickenham , Middlesex

Dukes Education is a family of schools and educators, brought together by a common purpose: to give children the foundations for an extraordinary life, through education.

We are looking for a Level 3 Nursery Educator to join our beautiful and well-established Nursery.

About Riverside Nursery Schools

Riverside Nursery Schools have been educating children for over forty-five years and have created a bespoke curriculum that draws inspiration from a range of established and time-proven pedagogies including Montessori, Reggio Emilia, and Forest School. The education provided is steered by our experience and expertise, combined with the most up-to-date knowledge of the latest scientific breakthroughs in both child development and neuro-development.

Role Overview

To provide the highest level of care and education, teaching the Montessori curriculum to all children attending the setting.

Requirements

  • Excellent knowledge of Montessori
  • Provide high standards of care and education to meet the individual needs of all children
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures at all times
  • Acquire and maintain positive working partnerships with staff, parents and carers

Company Benefits

  • 28 days holiday entitlement
  • 10 days sick entitlement
  • Up to 50% discount on fees for your own children attending any Dukes institute
  • Welcome bonus of £500
  • Refer a friend bonus of £500
  • Free lunch daily
  • Fruit baskets
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Festive company celebrations
  • Annual company conference
  • Training and development opportunity
  • Leadership programme
  • Wellbeing benefits, employee assistance programme and free counselling
  • Access to Dukes Hub a cross functional resource of communications and knowledge
  • Environmental and sustainability focused, with environmental awards

Key Responsibilities

  • Direct children in their learning through the Montessori method
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Contribute to a high standard of quality within the nursery, including practice, environment and resources to meet the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Ensure appropriate planning and assessment is accurately maintained for key children
  • Undertake the role of key person as described in the policy
  • Prepare and supervise activities
  • Supervise and support children at all times
  • Ensure that equality of access and opportunity is provided to all children, parents, staff and visitors
  • Ensure that all children are kept safe
  • Notify Designated Officer of any safeguarding concerns
  • Maintain a positive attitude at all times with children, parents, colleagues and visitors
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues and visitors
  • Ensure confidentiality, where appropriate, is maintained
  • Adhere to all health and safety policies and procedures and undertake a shared responsibility for cleanliness and health and safety throughout the nursery
  • Work as part of a team to ensure the Riverside values are maintained
  • Attend monthly staff meetings, planning meetings and undertake training as required
  • Undertake any other duties as reasonably requested by line manager

Required skills

  • Nursery
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Montessori

Application question

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Reference: 42527122

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