Montessori Society AMI (UK)


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

Montessori Directress

Chapel Grange Montessori Nursery School

We are looking for a dedicated, reliable and enthusiastic Montessori Directress 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:

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: Subject to 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.

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



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