Montessori Practitioner required

Cheeky Monkeys Day Nursery is a growing, independent nursery and preschool catering for children from birth to five years.

Our Full Day Care setting based in Earls Colne, Colchester, Essex, are open Monday to Friday and we are looking for a Montessori Practitioner to join our friendly team. The successful candidate should be Montessori qualified, at least with a Level 4 Montessori Diploma. This is a full time role and would suit someone who has a passion for children, dedicated, enjoys teaching, is reliable, motivated, flexible, and always has the child’s best interests at heart. We are looking for someone who is committed, professional and keen to progress their career.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and implementing the skills development of your Key children in accordance with the EYFS curriculum
  • Working together with other team members to create a fun, engaging and welcoming environment for all our children both indoors and outdoors
  • A team player – actively participating in day to day activities, and identifying areas of improvement in the nursery and preschool.
  • Above all, a caring and nurturing attitude to children to bring out the best in them.

We are committed to the professional development of our team members and will be willing to invest in the ongoing development of the right candidate.

Job Types: Full-time (9:00 – 3:00 term time only)


Education: Diploma

Salary based on experience.

Additional Hours are available if required



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