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Montessori Room Leader. Job in Paddington E-Nursery Jobs

Paddington, Warrington
£28,000 to £30,000
Job Type
13 May 2022
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 plus £2,000 joining bonus

Holiday: 7 weeks paid holiday

Hours: 38 per week

English Speaking Role (No knowledge of French is required)

Montessori Preschool classroom

A wonderful opportunity to join our Outstanding, Montessori accredited nursery in Islington, North London.

Mars Montessori is a private bilingual nursery with 26 children from 2 to 4 years old. Mars offers excellent teacher ratios and care.

We provide a morning snack, lunch and afternoon tea which are all balanced, nutritious, and prepared using fully organic ingredients. We are pleased to offer free lunches to our staff as well.

The quality of our nurseries depends on the quality of our staff. We strive for our nurseries to achieve the highest quality and professionalism. Our staff and their well-being are hugely important to us.

Required Qualifications:

Level 4 and above qualification recognised by Ofsted.Role

The chosen candidate will be the room leader of the Montessori preschool room and will be responsible for caring for the children, supervising them in their daily activities, and organising and preparing activities and materials.

Assisting with settling in new children following the settling in policy and guidelines contained within our policies.

Planning for your key children

Responsibility for recording relevant information in relation to your assigned key children's progress.

Planning for your key children

Weekly individual diaries for the parents for their key children (Online system)

Individual Learning Plans for your key children

Reports for the parents twice a year and a 2-year-old assessment reports

Supervising children in their daily activities, organising and preparing art activities for the younger children as appropriate and as may be requested by the Manager.
Required Skills:

Expert knowledge of Montessori pedagogy

Understanding children

Excellent knowledge of the EYFS

Great people skills including the ability to communicate effectively with parents

Competent IT skills (Word, email)

Confidence to put into practice what you know

Openness to be told/learn how to improve

Empathy and patience for children who are not yet speaking or are struggling to do something

Great listening skills

Problem-solving & a positive can-do attitude

Resilient (strong) yet also caring and great empathy

Able to take constructive criticism

Able to be self-reflective to improve constantly
Required Experience:

1-2 years of experience as a room leader in a Montessori setting

Knowledge of Ofsted requirements

Health & Safety and safeguarding practices
We will provide training and support to help everyone who works in our team, to help them and us constantly improve in quality. Your first week with us will be staff training, and we will also invest in your long-term training.


Les Petites Etoiles is dedicated to taking every possible step to ensure the highest levels of child protection and safeguarding.

All references will be thoroughly checked, and we will apply for a DBS update service as well as a DBS equivalent from any country the applicant was in prior to the UK and within the last 5 years.

We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Children and young people should never experience abuse of any kind
We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children and young people, to keep them safe and to practise in a way that protects them
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  • Job Reference: 591969941-2
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Bilingual nurseries
    Bilingual nurseries
  • Location: Paddington, Warrington
  • Salary: £28,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent