Montessori Society AMI (UK)


18 Feb 2019 4:07 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Casa Montessori Nursery is a new day nursery with a strong ethos oriented towards sustainability and nature education, in central Edinburgh, Scotland and open all year. With enrollment growing, we are currently recruiting for the following roles, starting as soon as possible:

1. Lead for toddler group, who can set the direction for the environment and the team. A Montessori Diploma from a recognised training organisation and a minimum of 4 years' experience will be essential for the Lead Teacher role.  Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum dependent on experience. 

2. Teacher with experience in a Montessori setting for our Toddler group. A minimum of 1 year's experience is essential as well as a Montessori diploma covering 0-3 or the Assistant to Infancy certificate. Salary: up to 22,900 per annum dependent on experience.

3. Nido guide with 0-3y experience, to work with our Babies from 6-18 months. A minimum of 1 year's experience working with babies is essential as well as a Montessori diploma covering 0-3 or Assistant to Infancy certificate. Salary: up to 22,900 per annum dependent on experience.

Nursery hours are 8am-6pm running 50 weeks a year, with 28 days paid leave per year. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK/EU and have a good command of spoken and written English. We cannot sponsor work visas.

Environmental sustainability and social responsibility are embedded into our practice. The nursery is in a converted traditional townhouse with learning environments taking up three floors, with Nido and Casa classrooms for children from 6 months to 6 years old and a large, sunny walled garden.

To apply, visit our website:



Chapel Grange Montessori Nursery School

Position: Montessori Teacher

We are looking for a dedicated, reliable and enthusiastic Montessori Teacher who has a strong passion for providing quality childcare and a healthy learning environment for all children. They must be reliable, self-motivated, flexible, and have the children’s best interests at heart.

The candidate must be Montessori qualified, committed and professional.

This is a full-time role (flexible shifts between the hours of 8 am and 6 pm, usually about 41 hours per week) .

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Safeguard and promote the health, safety and welfare of all children
  • Adherence to all the nursery’s policies and procedures.
  • Taking on Key Person responsibilities including: tracking children’s progress, observing, planning and implementing the skills development of the children in accordance with the Montessori and EYFS Curriculum.
  • Liaising with and forming strong partnerships with parents/carers, including taking part in developmental progress review meetings and providing daily feedback to parents/carers.
Key Attributes of an applicant include:
  • Organised, reliable and a good communicator, with the ability to work on own initiative.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good understanding of planning, observation, assessment and evaluation.
  • Ability to work together with other team members to create a fun, stimulating/engaging and welcoming Montessori environment both indoors and outdoors.
  • A team player actively participating in day to day activities and identifying areas of improvement within the nursery.
  • Creative and keen to use creativity and initiative around the nursery and a willingness to be involved in extracurricular activities and events.
  • A caring and nurturing attitude towards children to bring out the best in them.
  • Passionate about providing the highest quality of childcare.
  • Willingness to access in-house and external training and career development opportunities.
Ideally have:
  • Montessori Qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid Qualification
  • Basic Safeguarding Level 2
  • Food Hygiene Level 2

Position available from: August/September 2018

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications

If you are offered the position:

You will undergo a 6-month probationary period.

You will be provided with a free DBS check and uniform.

Please apply by emailing your CV/Resume for the attention of Kate Walker at



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