If you would like to advertise a vacancy in the weekly newsletters and on the Montessori Network website free of charge for a month, please email: [email protected]

The deadline for advertisements in September newsletters is Thursday 30th September 2021.

Please note that these vacancies are independent of MCI or the Montessori Group.



Small World Kindergarten & Montessori is a private day nursery, within walking distance of Ipswich town and its various transport links (10 minutes). Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ (in May 2021) and set in a purpose-built nursery, It provides high quality care and Montessori education for up to 40 children between 11months and 5 years term time or all year.

This role is full time, for up to 41.5 hours per week – between 8.00am-6.00pm.

Salary up to £19,000 per annum dependant on experience.

The Role:

  • Leading all aspects of provision for the 11– 30 month olds.
  • Monitoring and role modelling ‘Outstanding’ practice
  • Observing, assessing, and planning for the children’s individual needs, ensuring their development is continuously monitored and create opportunities for children to progress.
  • Managing the running of the room.
  • Creating and implementing positive parent partnerships by communicating effectively and giving regular updates ensuring every child’s progress is recorded via our learning journey app ‘EyLog’ (training provided)..
  • Developing staff practice ensuring staff development.

About you:

  • You must have a Minimum of 2 Years’ experience with babies
  • Ability to motivate and lead a team to deliver ‘outstanding practice consistently’.
  • You will hold a full and relevant childcare qualification, minimum Level 3 in Childcare or Montessori Diploma.
  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding/child protection
  • Strong Communication skills – good command of spoken and written English.

Please contact Emma White at [email protected]



Little Stars Montessori is looking for a qualified Montessori teacher for their 3 – 6 years class starting September 2021.
Candidates must be EU citizens.

Please send CV to:
[email protected] or call +35722771833



Job Role:444

Based in Earl’s Court
For a girl 2 years
Starting ASAP
The family are open to full-time or part-time.
Share charge during the settling in period whilst a relationship is established and then will be sole charge.

Looking for a caring, nurturing nanny, who has knowledge of the Montessori method. Someone who uses child-led learning and respectful care to encourage independence.

• All nursery duties (except ironing)
• Organising / preparing age-appropriate activities following the Montessori educational philosophy
• Role modelling and providing a developmentally appropriate environment
• Observing the child’s centre of interests and presenting new activities accordingly
• Engaging with the child
• Preparing meals from scratch every day for the child (no ready- made meals) and support meal preparation for the family (confidence in cooking is required)
• Respecting the child’s routine and contributing to improve it by making suggestions to parents as the child evolves
• Supporting the girl’s afternoon nap without using CIO (Cry It Out)
• Supporting toilet training
• Light housekeeping such as loading and unloading of the dishwasher, taking in deliveries of groceries, helping with family meals (lunch is provided)
• Tidying play area and rotating activities/books at the end of each day
• Ensuring safety of the child’s environment at all time
• Helping parents to identify necessary purchases (clothing, activities…)

Desired qualities:
• The family are looking for a native English speaker to support the girl’s language development. A French/Italian speaker would also be considered.
• Flexibility in supporting parents

Parents are working at home whilst restrictions are in place.


Salary: £900/gross per week

Please send your interest to [email protected]


Job role: 535
For a 21 month old boy and new-born arriving in October
Starting ASAP
8.00AM-6.00PM, with a break in the day
Live-out or Live-in. If Live-out must be based within reasonable distance to the family home.
Accommodation on offer is a spacious guest bedroom, shared bathroom with the boy. The family are also open to helping the nanny to find separate accommodation and the salary will reflect your accommodation costs.
Sole care.
Located in Chelsea.

Looking for an intelligent, well organised, nurturing nanny who is experienced/familiar with the Montessori approach. Someone who is creative and can create various age appropriate activities.

All nursery duties.
Preparing various age appropriate activities, tracking the development and keeping the parents up-to-date with the boys learning journey.
Taking him to the park, exploring and having outdoor adventures.
Experience with toilet Learning,
Cooking varied, fresh and healthy food.
Laundering and ironing boys’ clothes.
Keeping the boys bedroom and play areas clean, tidy and well maintained.
Occasional grocery shopping for the boy.
Accompany the family twice a year on their holidays, once travel restrictions have eased.

The family is open to paying for an Uber.

The family is bilingual. A Spanish/ or German speaker would be a bonus!

The family is looking for a nanny who will become part of the family, and stay with them long term.

A driver would be a plus, a car will be provided whilst on duty.

Salary: +++£15 gross per hour depending on skills and attributes.

Please send your interest to [email protected]


Job Role: 587
Caring for girl 4 and boy 1 year,
Start: ASAP, with some flexibility to start latest September,
3 days a week, with some flexibility (Tuesdays essential  but would not be needed on Fridays),
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Hours can be flexible and spread across the week for the right person,
Sole care,
Located: Kensal Green (NW10)

Looking for a fun, kind, creative nanny who takes real pride in their work caring for children, someone devoted who gets great satisfaction from seeing children thrive. Someone who brings a sense of calm and peacefulness especially with the sensitive hand over from parent to nanny. Offering stability so the children feel safe and secure in their care. Someone with a Montessori background would be a bonus.

All nursery duties,
Nursery/School drop offs and pick ups for the girl, who will be starting pre-school in September,
Organising fun and stimulating activities,
Outings to the park and exploring nature,
Planning cooking activities with the children,
Organising playdates,
Reading stories and singing,
Tidying away toys,
Cooking healthy meals,
Light child related laundry duties,
Occasional holidays to Dorset.

The family has close family relatives nearby who could offer the nanny extra hours if needed. The family are looking to send their son to nursery a couple of mornings a week in January 2022 (Term-time only), this is still to be confirmed but the family would like the nanny to show flexibility to take on housekeeping duties if needed. Both parents currently work from home but understand the importance of allowing space for the nanny to care for the children.

A French speaker would be a bonus to support the children’s language and dialects.

A driver would be preferred but not essential, a car can be provided. Parking for the nanny’s car can also be arranged.

The family has a cat


Salary: £15 gross/ hour

Please email your interest to [email protected]


Job Role: 639
Caring for boy 4 yrs, girl 2 yrs and boy 4 months,
Starting end of August/beginning of September,
Sole care,
Located: Weybridge, Surrey.

Looking for a gentle, caring, respectful nanny. Someone who is familiar with Gentle, Respectful Parenting approaches who would like to further their knowledge and understanding in the Montessori approach. Someone who is trustworthy, personable, sociable and energetic to be able to keep up with 3 children. Someone who has a range of hobbies that they can share with the children.

Getting the children ready in the morning,
School and Nursery drop offs and pick ups,
Outings to the parks and in nature,
Planning fun, age appropriate activities at home,
Attending baby groups,
Organising the children’s areas, keeping them clean and tidy and rotation of  toys,
Cooking simple, healthy, nutritious meals for the children. Starting to introduce the weaning stage with the youngest.  Mum and dad also enjoy cooking so this will be shared.

The oldest will be starting reception in September. The girl attends a Montessori nursery every day until midday which is a 20 minute drive from the family’s home.

Mum is on maternity leave until September, both mum and dad will be working from home.

Driver is essential, a car is available to use and parking,


Salary £33,150 – £35,360 gross/annum depending on skills and attributes

Please email your interest to [email protected]


Job Role:652
Caring for boy turning 5.5 months in October,
Start: 4th October/ Early November,
Sole care,
Located: Wimbledon (SW19).

Looking for a fun, creative, kind, caring nanny who is trustworthy and responsible. Someone who is experienced/familiar with the Montessori/other respectful care approaches. Someone who is knowledgeable within child development and experienced in working with infants.

All nursery duties,
Creating fun, stimulating, age appropriate sensory activities,
Outings to the parks and exploring nature,
Attending baby groups and organising playdates,
Lots of singing and reading with the boy,
Cooking healthy simple meals and snacks, starting to introduce a variety of new foods,
Tidying away and organising toys, keeping the nursery and play areas clean and tidy.
Light child related laundry duties.

The family would prefer English as the mother tongue for the child’s language and dialects.

Mum will be working from home.
Driver not needed, however a car can be provided whilst on duty.

Salary: £31,200-£33,280 gross/ annum depending on skills and attributes.

Please email your interest to [email protected]  

Job Role: 420

For 3 & 1 year old  boys,
Start August, or earlier if possible,
2/3 days, flexible on days
8-10 hours a day
Mixture of shared and sole care,
Located in Fulham, SW6.

Looking for a warm, fun loving nanny. Someone that uses positive guidance and child-led learning in a fun and playful way, a background in respectful care would be ideal.

Create a learning environment where the boys feel secure in your relationship and safe to explore,
Cook simple, fresh meals,
Nursery drop offs and pick ups, which is in walking distance from the families home,
The boys laundry including reusable nappies,
General tidy-up.

The eldest will be at nursery 3 afternoons a week.

Both parents work from home at times, due to Covid-19.

Non Smoker.

£15 gross/ hour + (Salary flexible for the right nanny)

Please email your interest to [email protected]


Job Role: 507
For 6, 4 and 2 year old boys,
Starting September/ October
One week on/one week off,
(Also open to daily/ part-time nanny)
Live-in with separate apartment nearby,
Or Live-out,
Mix of share and sole charge,
Located in NW5, London.

Looking for a Steiner and/or Montessori ROTA nanny, a nature-lover who supports screen-free parenting. Someone who is calm, gentle and responsible with clear boundaries. Someone who likes working in a team environment.

All nursery duties,
Pick up boys from school sometimes,
Provide lots of outdoor learning opportunities,
Cooking for children, fresh, organic, avoiding sugar and limited dairy.

Both older boys will be attending school and nursery during the day, once Covid restrictions have eased.

Driver is a bonus, car will be provided whilst on duty.

Lots of travel is involved but this will depend on the current Covid restrictions.

Live-in £42,786 – £51,007/gross per annum
Live-out £55,489 – £59,966/gross per annum
Depending on skills and attributes.

Please email your interest to [email protected]