Montessori Practitioner

Busy Bees Nurseries Hammersmith a month ago

Busy Bees in Hammersmith Ravenscourt are looking for a Montessori Directress to join our Team working Full Time (40hours per week)

The top 5 Reasons to join us!

  • Childcare provision with substantial childcare discounts
  • Excellent in-house training, opportunity to gain further qualifications, Virtual learning andcareer progression opportunities
  • Exclusive access to UP*; Busy Bees unique early years learning programme
  • Retail Discounts Scheme via an online benefits portal
  • Global exchange programme (short term secondment to another country)
  • Visit our website to find out more

We are offering a Welcome Bonus of £500 for anyone who accepts this role at our Hammersmith Montessori by Busy Bees Nursery.*

Our Nursery

Hammersmith Montessori by Busy Bees is a beautiful newly refurbished nursery with a separate annex for our under 2’s and plenty of space with multiple rooms for toddlers and pre-school. This centre also contains a roof garden with a summer house. It is located directly opposite Ravenscourt Underground station and a 6 minute walk from Hammersmith under and over ground station.

Our Company

Established by 3 families in 1984 Busy Bees is now the UK’s largest childcare company with over 350 nurseries across the UK.

Our Vision

To give every child the best start in life

Our Mission

Deliver high quality childcare & Exciting opportunities for learning that gives every child a head start as they prepare for school

Your Mission

As a Montessori Directress / Montessori Nursery Room Manager you will manage a team of individuals and will guide and support them by role modelling your knowledge and best practice.

Here is a snapshot of what your role will include:

Care: We take care very seriously

  • As a manager of the room you have overall responsibility for your room and staff within it, ensuring they are performing to the highest standards.
  • As a keyworker, you will ensure every individual child’s needs are met.
  • Speak Up against practices that don’t support safeguarding or our Core Values.

Service: We are an integral part of a parent’s support network

  • Get to know the families of children within your room, update parents on their child’s day and development with invaluable professional feedback.
  • Support parents with any SEN/ASL needs.

Quality: We set and maintain the highest standards it’s what children and parents deserve

  • Embrace and promote our Standards of Excellence in every part of your role.
  • Take pride in your planning observation and assessment procedure.
  • Adhere to our childcare policies.
  • Organise and attend training and room meetings to ensure you and your team are always up to date with curriculums / programme requirements in the nursery.
  • Challenge any behaviours or practices that go against Busy Bees expectations.
  • Be a key player to ensure the nursery receives excellent outcomes in internal audits and those of external authorities such as Ofsted, CI, CIW.

Value: We ensure that we provide outstanding value for money

  • Create a setting that is clean and welcoming, with well-kept educational resources.
  • Ensure that children’s observations are detailed, reflective and provide developmentally challenging next steps.
  • Ensure we encourage and praise children’s development and achievements.

Your Qualifications and Experience:

  • A full and relevant Montessori Qualification eg Montessori Diploma Level 4 or Montessori Early Years Degree
  • 2 years previous experience working and caring for children under 5, ideally within a Montessori setting.
  • Passion to deliver high quality childcare and exciting learning opportunities
  • Bonus is at Nursery’s discretion and will be processed following satisfactory completion of probation period. Part time will be pro rata’d

We reserve the right to close a job prior to the initial closing date.