We are looking for a passionate Early Years teacher to join our nursery in the very desirable Kensington area of London. We are a term time, sessional nursery, catering for children aged between 2 to 5 years old. Our nursery is stone throw away from Holland Park, offering opportunities for the children to explore the local community and open spaces! We run a number of extra-curricular activities such as music, tennis, yoga and French. Employees benefit from being minutes away from convenient transport links for both buses and trains.
As part of the role of early years teacher you will have your own key group/class of children to support, plan and teach to the highest level. You will be expected to develop exciting learning programmes that develop, challenge and excite all of the children’s individual interests.
You will hold a full and relevant qualification in Early Years at Level 3 or above from a recognised awarding scheme (CWDC Diploma, NNEB, BTEC, NVQ, CACHE). with at least two years of experience as a nursery practitioner. You will understand and ensure the requirements of the EYFS and Ofsted are met and have experience, knowledge of, or a recognised Montessori qualification.
The ability to communicate effectively with parents and other professionals
Be able to feed the youngest and most curious minds
Have good ICT skills and able to communicate effectively through this medium
Keep and update records in partnership with the Nursery Manager and Deputy Manager
Support curriculum planning and implementation
To uphold each of our nursery policies, importantly those that relate to our safeguarding commitments
To participate in self-assessment, reflection and ongoing professional development as part of our commitment to training
Ensure that the children who attend the nursery school have fun and learn new skills
The successful candidate will have:
An excellent Knowledge of the EYFS
NVQ in Early Years Childcare Level 3 or above
ICT qualification or a sound knowledge of Microsoft applications
Montessori Level 3 / 4 qualification (desirable)
At least 2 years of experience in a nursery setting
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check
Recognised Paediatric First Aid certificate
Excellent rates of pay based on experience and qualification
Annual Performance Based Bonus
Being part of a close-knit team
Staff is looked after very well
Extensive Support for Higher Level qualifications
Safeguarding, First Aid and Food Hygiene and many more trainings provided
The safeguarding of all of our children is our highest priority and therefore a clear DBS and two references will be required from all successful candidates.
Competitive salary package
Nursery Practitioner, Senior Nursery Practitioner, Nursery Teacher, Montessori Teacher, Early Years Practitioner, Early Years Teacher
Montessori School, Private Day Nursery, Pre-School
Happy Hearts is a term-time, sessional nursery in Kensington, west London caring for children five days a week from 9am until 3.30pm. Our nursery is stone throw away from Holland Park, offering opportunities for the children to explore the local community and open spaces! We run a number of extra-curricular activities such as music, tennis, yoga and French. Employees benefit from being minutes away from convenient transport links for both buses and trains.