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  • 22 Feb 2019 10:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Rainbow Montessori Nurseries

    Rainbow Montessori Nurseries are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspiring and dedicated Montessori teacher / Early Years Teacher/ QTS

    Requirements:

    Early Years Qualification, more specifically a Montessori Qualification. Have an excellent knowledge of the EYFS. We are looking for experienced teachers for the ages 0-7 years. 

    Full-time Montessori Teacher for established NW London Montessori Nurseries. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspiring and dedicated Early Years Teacher/QTS

    We are one of the longest established Montessori schools in the UK (est. 1982) with a passion and dedication to the Montessori Method in its true sense.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

    Please contact us : with  your CV to: rms@rainbowmontessori.co.uk

    31/10/19

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    Head of School    

    A unique opportunity to launch a radically bespoke 6 child setting in North London, N8 for children aged 1 to 4.

    Playhood is a new Montessori childcare model to reimagine and rebalance early familyhood. Our child members play, learn and grow in our lush garden studio, whilst their parents work from our tranquil work space.

    A UK first, built upon Montessori’s ‘Whole Child’, we aim to support the ‘Whole Family’ by creating a community of peers who understand the challenges in balancing family roles. With a common purpose we’ll combine our strengths to create an unparalleled model of Montessori childcare in a beautiful design-led setting. 

    The Head of School role is pivotal to the Playhood model.  You will be regarded as a highly respected expert in your field, included and valued in the development of the wider model, which we plan to scale to other neighbourhoods. We are therefore seeking an exceptional person; you’ll be a passionate, entrepreneurial and creative Montessori teacher, with demonstrable experience from a highly rated setting.

    You will have the freedom and support to design and deliver a curriculum and daily structure, choose and source resources and bring in external experts. With only 6 children per day, you have the opportunity to create an environment genuinely responsive to each individual child and will build strong relationships with the parent members.

    Full job description and person specification at www.playhood.club

    4 days/week, open 9-5pm, closed 5 weeks of the year.

    Opening January 2020 

    Salary up to £30,000 pro rata

    Apply with a CV and covering letter 

    An informal chat with karen@playhood.club prior to applying is welcomed 

    Recruitment is open until we find the right person

    02/09/2020

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    Garden City Montessori – “Inspiring a Passion for Learning” Situated in the world’s first garden city, Garden City Montessori is known for providing first-class education and we offer placements to children age 2 to 12.

    Contract: Fixed-term (renewable subject to satisfactory review)

    Location: Garden City Montessori, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, UK

    Salary: Dependant on experience

    Hours: Full time

    We are seeking an enthusiastic Lead Elementary Teacher to join our team. The candidate should be AMI certified and although experience is preferred we will also consider applicants who are newly qualified or in training.

    We are looking for a dedicated, fun-loving and self-motivated individual to bring their talents and skills to our children and community. A demonstration of excellent communication and interpersonal skills with children, colleagues and parents is essential. We are seeking a teacher who has a true appreciation of and faith in the Montessori method and a deep love and respect for the child.

    Applicants should have UK/EU residency or a valid UK Work Permit, and successful applicants will be subject to a criminal records check processed through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). We will consider sponsoring overseas candidates who meet our criteria for employment.

    Interested candidates should submit a completed application form to: recruitment@montessorigc.com. Post: Lead Elementary Director/Directress

    11/06/2020

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    Montessori School in London NW2

    We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Montessori Teacher from September 2019 for 2-5 age groups.

    The successful candidate should hold a Montessori Diploma. 

    Preferably should live in North West London area. 

    School hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Monday – Friday

    This School is open during Term Time only.

    Please apply by emailing your CV/Resume for the attention of the Principal at: neasdenmontessori@hotmail.com

    www.neasdenmontessori.co.uk

    30/11/19

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    The Maria Montessori School 

    The Maria Montessori School is the exemplar school of the Maria Montessori Institute. Catering for children between the ages of 2 and 12 years the school is based across various sites in North West and West London, UK.

    With a 50 year tradition of AMI Montessori as both a school and training institute, we are deeply committed to Montessori’s vision for the child.

    We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Head of School to provide leadership and cultivate a flourishing school community of children, parents and staff from September 2019. The successful candidate will hold an AMI Diploma for at least one level, have leadership experience, excellent verbal and written communication skills and a positive, energetic approach to problem solving, combined with a flair for team building.

    This is an exciting opportunity to become a key member of an historic organisation that is a focal point and resource centre for Montessori education in the UK through schools, training, parental and other forms of outreach. Interested candidates should request an application form from Jacqui Alexander at jacqui@mariamontessori.org.


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    Leavesden Montessori House

    Position: 3-6 Montessori Directress and 0-3/3-6 Montessori Assistant

    We have the following vacancies at the Leavesden Montessori House for 2019:

    • Newly qualified or Experienced Montessori Director/Directress for both 0-3 or 3-6 age groups
    • 0-3 Montessori Assistant for Maternity Cover

    Based in Watford and minutes away from London by train.

    Fully committed, enthusiastic hardworking individuals required. Need to have a Positive, reflective and flexible attitude Working knowledge of the application of Montessori principles EYFS knowledge.

    For the right candidates, a very competitive salary package will be offered which includes private health care, hot lunches, healthy snacks, quality in house training and support for further training.

    Leavesden Montessori House is recognised as exceptional and has had strong positive feedback from the parents.

    Recruitment is done throughout the year. Additional details will be available upon receipt of your application.

    Leavesden Montessori House

    www.leavesdenmontessori.org.uk

    Email: admin@leavesdenmontessori.org.uk

    Phone: 01923 801331

    Mobile: 07962 058712


    30/04/2020

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  • 20 Feb 2019 10:06 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Our team is key to Newpark's success and we deeply appreciate our staff's dedication, reliability and hard-work to provide children, parents and colleagues with exceptional care and attention.

    We carefully select our Staff not only by qualification, but also by aptitude for the job. We look for a high calibre Montessori Classroom Assistant/ Montessori Teacher who is sensitive, kind, compassionate, and who has a genuine enthusiasm and love for children.

    Job Title: Montessori Classroom Assistant/ Montessori Teacher

    Location: SW18 (Wandsworth)

    This is a full time (4 days/week, 10 hours/ day), permanent role, all year round.

    Rewards:

    • Excellent training & career progression, including AMI Montessori Diploma
    • Benefits such as: Extra holiday awarded for good levels of attendance, loyalty bonuses awarded for length of service, Workplace pension, staff parties, paid lunchbreaks
    • A lovely workplace with talented and approachable managers and welcoming Newparkers

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • A full and relevant Early Years Qualification – Essential
    • Experience working with children under 5 – Essential
    • Fluent English - Essential
    • A flexible approach
    • Be creative and have the ability to implement daily activities with the children
    • Support diversity, equality and inclusion
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • An ability to work in partnership with other staff members
    • Prepared to complete a DBS check and provide written references
    • Be naturally warm and respectful towards children & their needs

    CVs to: talent@newparkchildcare.co.uk

    Newpark Childcare is an equal opportunities employer. We also are committed to safeguarding children, therefore all applicants will be carefully vetted and subject to reference and suitability checks, including DBS enhanced disclosure.



    15/05/20

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    The Maria Montessori School 

    The Maria Montessori School is the exemplar school of the Maria Montessori Institute. Catering for children between the ages of 2 and 12 years the school is based across various sites in North West and West London, UK.

    With a 50 year tradition of AMI Montessori as both a school and training institute, we are deeply committed to Montessori’s vision for the child.

    We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Head of School to provide leadership and cultivate a flourishing school community of children, parents and staff from September 2019. The successful candidate will hold an AMI Diploma for at least one level, have leadership experience, excellent verbal and written communication skills and a positive, energetic approach to problem solving, combined with a flair for team building.

    This is an exciting opportunity to become a key member of an historic organisation that is a focal point and resource centre for Montessori education in the UK through schools, training, parental and other forms of outreach. Interested candidates should request an application form from Jacqui Alexander at jacqui@mariamontessori.org.


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  • 19 Feb 2019 9:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


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  • 17 Feb 2019 4:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Brighton & Hove Montessori School

    ELEMENTARY TEACHER – JOB DESCRIPTION

    Qualifications

    • Appropriate Montessori AMI diploma, with capacity to undertake additional training. 

    • B Ed/PGCE in relevant degree would be an advantage.

    Experience in the following fields is an advantage

    • First aid

    • Special needs

    • Child protection and safeguarding

    • Multi-age class groups

    • Specialist subjects such as music, science, IT etc.

    • AMI Montessori environments 3-6 and 6-12

    Person Specification

    • Excellent communication skills for the 6-12 age group

    • Innovative nature, energetic, confident and inspirational

    • Ability to work independently with the children and as part of an exceptionally committed team.

    Main purpose of the role

    To be a lead teacher in one of our busy and exciting Elementary classes, providing a safe, secure environment and high-quality Montessori education to all the pupils. Emphasis on meeting the needs of individual children and dedication to a child centred approach to education. Fully educating each child within a Montessori/National Curriculum framework, so that each child maximises their own potential. Support children in independent learning habits, enabling them to make their own mistakes and solve problems through a calm and supportive atmosphere.

    Key duties/responsibilities

    • Maintain worksheets and records relating to each individual child’s learning plan.

    • Prepare and complete interim and end of year reports for each child, to be finalised with the Headteacher.

    • Create curriculum/syllabus and lesson plans ensuring that all subjects are presented to the children, via a Montessori approach. 

    • Create daily schedule of tasks between Elementary class staff to ensure daily/weekly tasks are recognised and completed by yourself or assistant staff, including the attendance register, safety announcements and passing on information between team members.

    • Teach and supervise any adult students in the Montessori method and curriculum in all academic and specialty areas of study.

    • Communicate effectively and appropriately with all children, families and colleagues.

    • Maintain a pleasant and safe environment in the Elementary class.

    • Prepare materials and maintain their cleanliness and good condition/repair, taking responsibility for your own teaching space and support staff. 

    • Maintain classroom discipline and calm through understanding, ensuring it is a comfortable, welcoming and stimulating workplace for the children.

    • Utilise human and material resources to optimum effect, liaising with support staff and administration to ensure that all tasks are properly delegated, the environment remains compliant with all policies and procedures, and teaching maintains the high standard required. 

    • Demonstrate excellent time and task management, organising work so that daily time is available for recordkeeping, meetings with team members and parents as deemed reasonably necessary by the Headteacher. 

    • Write and keep a record of all necessary risk assessments for your area of responsibility, including the classroom environment and any speciality equipment (cooking etc), travel and trips outside the premises and all other hazardous elements. Keep risk assessments thorough, up to date and communicated to other teaching and administration staff members.

    • Demonstrate appropriate and professional behaviours at all times.

    • Adhere, uphold and promote the School’s policies and procedures, ensuring full compliance to safeguarding and welfare standards and staff handbook, as presently existing and in all future updates. 

    • Always treat the safety, security and confidentiality of the child as the first priority.

    Shared duties/responsibilities of all staff

    • We all need to be continually working to ensure that policy and practice is based on a wide view of what may happen to pupils, not only in school but also beyond it. Recognising that school can still play a significant role in ensuring that the vulnerability of pupils in other parts of their lives is reduced. 

    • We need to be continually improving record keeping in all areas and ensuring that we have time, and that we, input information as required to be shared with your class team and all colleagues. 

    • Maintain a pleasant and safe environment throughout the school, liaising with all other staff to report and deal with any issues, or communicate with Headteacher if unable to resolve immediately. In conjunction with support staff, ensure all ICT equipment is updated and secure.

    • Attend training and staff meetings and open days.

    • Contribute to effective marketing to promote the school, by regularly and with good notice updating the Administration team with newsletter content and event information. 

    • Assist and take pride in the maintenance and cleanliness of classroom and all shared spaces at the school.

    • Encourage meaningful participation from parents and associates of the school in events that aid and support the goals of the school.

    • Develop personal and professional knowledge of Montessori, through recommended reading, visits and training.

    • Maintain constructive relations with outside bodies that have been developed and maintained by the Headteacher.

    • Work with other colleagues and families to support positive behaviours and promote the Montessori ethos of understanding and good example. 

    • Adhere, uphold and promote the School’s policies and procedures, ensuring full compliance to safeguarding, child protection and welfare standards and staff handbook, as presently existing and in all future updates. 

    • Be in attendance at all staff meetings, open mornings and parent meetings as required by the Headteacher. 

    • Maintain ongoing communication with team members. 

    • Report any and all accidents and incidents immediately in line with the accident/incident form and book reporting policy. 

    • Always treat the safety, security and confidentiality of the child as the first priority.

    • Follow all standards in accordance with AMI, Montessori Education (UK), DfE, Ofsted and Brighton & Hove City Council Early Years team 

    Conditions

    • Hours 8am-4pm term time and inset days.

    • Salary and terms available on application. 

    • Attendance required at relevant events and training as agreed with Headteacher.

    • Along with your main duties listed in your job description, you will also occasionally be expected to carry out any other duties that are reasonably asked of you. The School may change the terms of your employment with your agreement at review dates or with reasonable notice. 

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    ELEMENTARY GROUP – JOB DESCRIPTION FOR ASSISTANT (2019) 

    Primary role to provide 1 : 1 SEN support 

    Qualifications

    • Appropriate Montessori training or alternative fit for role supporting group. Capacity to undertake additional training as appropriate.

    Experience in the following fields is an advantage

    • First aid

    • Food hygiene

    • Special needs

    • Child protection and safeguarding

    • Multi-age class groups

    • Specialist subjects such as music, science, IT, PSHE etc.

    Preferred Experience:

    At least one year of experience in a similar environment with children aged between 6 and 12 years old. To have experience of leading and being responsible for a group of children, as well as working within a diverse teaching team supporting the lead teacher.   

    Person Specification

    • Excellent communication skills for the 6-12 age group

    • Innovative nature, energetic, confident and inspirational

    • Ability to work independently with the children and as part of an exceptionally committed team.

    Main purpose of the role

    • To be the assistant teacher of our busy and exciting Elementary class, providing a safe, secure environment and high-quality Montessori education to all the pupils. 

    • Emphasis on meeting the needs of individual children and dedication to a child centred approach to education. Support children in independent learning habits, enabling them to make their own mistakes and solve problems through a calm and supportive atmosphere.

    • Supporting the lead teacher in fully educating each child within the 6-12 age group within a Montessori/National Curriculum framework, so that each child maximises their own potential Helping children out and enjoy eating their lunches. 

    • Assist the teacher in running group activities, indoor and outdoor as required.

    • Develop professional knowledge through training and staff meetings.

    • Communicate effectively and appropriately with everyone involved in the school.

    Key duties/responsibilities

    • Help children maintain worksheets and records relating to their individual learning plan.

    • Be aware of supporting curriculum/syllabus and lesson plans ensuring that all subjects are presented to the children, via a Montessori approach as supervised by lead teacher. 

    • Be aware of daily schedule of tasks between Elementary class staff to ensure daily/weekly tasks are recognised and completed by yourself or colleagues, including the attendance register, safety announcements and passing on information between team members.

    • Communicate effectively and appropriately with all children, families and colleagues.

    • Help maintain a pleasant and safe environment in the Elementary class.

    • Help prepare materials and maintain their cleanliness and good condition/repair. 

    • Help maintain classroom discipline and calm through understanding, ensuring it is a comfortable, welcoming and stimulating workplace for the children.

    • Utilise human and material resources to optimum effect, liaising with support staff and administration to ensure that all tasks are properly delegated, the environment remains compliant with all policies and procedures, and teaching maintains the high standard required. 

    • Demonstrate excellent time and task management, organising work so that daily time is available for recordkeeping, meetings with team members and parents as deemed reasonably necessary by the Headteacher. 

    • Write and record of all necessary risk assessments for your area of responsibility, including the classroom environment and any speciality equipment (cooking etc), travel and trips outside the premises and all other hazardous elements. Keep risk assessments thorough, up to date and communicated to other teaching and administration staff members.

    • Demonstrate appropriate and professional behaviours at all times.

    • Adhere, uphold and promote the School’s policies and procedures, ensuring full compliance to safeguarding and welfare standards and staff handbook, as presently existing and in all future updates. 

    • Always treat the safety, security and confidentiality of the child as the first priority.

    Shared duties/responsibilities of all staff

    • Maintain a pleasant and safe environment throughout the school, liaising with all other staff to report and deal with any issues, or communicate with Headteacher unable to resolve immediately. In conjunction with support staff, ensure all ICT equipment is updated and secure.

    • Attend training and staff meetings and open days.

    • Contribute to effective marketing to promote the school, by regularly and with good notice updating the Administration team with newsletter content and event information. 

    • Assist and take pride in the maintenance and cleanliness of classroom and all shared spaces at the school.

    • Encourage meaningful participation from parents and associates of the school in events that aid and support the goals of the school.

    • Develop personal and professional knowledge of Montessori, through recommended reading, visits and training. 

    • Maintain constructive relations with outside bodies that have been developed and maintained by the Headteacher.

    • Work with other colleagues and families to support positive behaviours and promote the Montessori ethos of understanding and good example. 

    • Adhere, uphold and promote the School’s policies and procedures, ensuring full compliance to safeguarding, child protection and welfare standards and staff handbook, as presently existing and in all future updates. 

    • Be in attendance at all staff meetings, open mornings and parent meetings as required by the Headteacher. 

    • Maintain ongoing communication with team members. 

    • Report any and all accidents and incidents immediately in line with the accident/incident form and book reporting policy. 

    • Always treat the safety, security and confidentiality of the child as the first priority.

    • Follow all standards in accordance with AMI, Montessori Education (UK), DfE, Ofsted and Brighton & Hove City Council Early Years team 

    Conditions

    • Hours, salary and terms in accordance with the signed contract for each staff member. 

    • Attendance required at relevant events and training as agreed with Headteacher.

    • Along with your main duties listed in your job description, you will also occasionally be expected to carry out any other duties that are reasonably asked of you. The School may change the terms of your employment with your agreement at review dates or with reasonable notice.  

    Brighton & Hove Montessori School

    67 Stanford Avenue, Brighton, BN1 6FB  Telephone & Fax 01273 702485  

    www.brighton-montessori.org.uk info@brighton-montessori.org.uk  


    15/10/20

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  • 11 Feb 2019 4:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Montessori School of Shanghai

    The Montessori School of Shanghai, seeks talented, English speaking Infant and Toddler and Early Childhood teachers who hold an AMI Montessori credential or a credential from a MACTE accredited training center. Accredited Montessori School of Shanghai, is located on 4 beautifully designed campuses serving children from infancy through early childhood.

    The school community is internationally diverse and naturally steeped in Chinese culture. Montessori School of Shanghai has been serving Shanghai communities since 2005 and is managed by a team of experienced, highly professional administrators and faculty from around the world. MSS is the perfect place to share your talents with inquisitive children, receptive parents and professional colleagues.

    TEACHING POSITIONS FOR 2019-2020:

    • Infant & Toddler (1.5-3)
    • Early Childhood (3-6)
    • Leadership and mentorship positions

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor degree or equivalent
    • AMI credential or MACTE credential
    • Proficient written and oral English
    • Montessori teaching experience preferred
    • Minimum 3 year commitment

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
    • Housing allowance, annual roundtrip ticket,
    • Medical/ accidental insurance
    • Holiday leave and Summer vacation included with 12 month salary payment plan
    • Professional training and career development opportunities


    CHINESE BILINGUAL PRINCIPAL fluent in written and spoken Chinese, fluent in spoken English. Solid experience in building cohesive learning communities that align with the Chinese standards plus Montessori philosophy. Candidate will lead one of the established MSS campuses with the support of an International English-speaking Montessori Academic Director.

    Qualifications:

    • 3-5 years teaching experience in Early Years (preferably Montessori)
    • Bachelor Degree (minimum)
    • Experience preparing annual Chinese government review reports
    • References that support required performance

    Competitive salary and benefits.

    CONTACT: talent@montessorisos.com

    15/02/20

  • 9 Feb 2019 8:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


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