If​ ​we​ ​want​ ​to​ ​reach​ ​real​ ​peace​ ​in​ ​the​ ​world,​ ​we​ ​should​ ​start​ ​educating​ ​children.​ ​-Mahatma Gandhi 

Careers At Little Lamps Nursery

Early years teaching at Little Lamps Nursery requires enthusiastic, imaginative and energetic individuals capable of bringing out the fullest potential in every child.

We are continually looking to expand our team. To find out more about what it’s like to work at Little Lamps Nursery please get in touch with us.


Nursery Deputy Manager

Immediate Start: Nursery Deputy Manager TERM TIME ONLY
Salary: £22,000 – £25,000 a year

New starter CASH BONUS £100 if you join us immediately!

Purpose of the job:

· The deputy manager will assist the manager in the day-to-day running of Little Lamps including the management of staff and premises, the welfare, learning and development of children and liaison with parents, in accordance with the statutory requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework.

· In the absence of the manager, to take full responsibility for all aspects of the operation of Little Lamps.

Main duties:

· In conjunction with the manager, assist in the effective daily management of Little Lamps, including the deployment of staff and the safety, security, education and wellbeing of all children, according to the written policies of Little Lamps, Ofsted registration requirements and all statutory legislation.

· In conjunction with the manager, ensure that all required standards, ratios and conditions of registration are maintained at all times within the centre.

· Organise and implement the centre’s key person system.

· Organise a programme of staff training to meet identified training needs and ensure all trainees receive appropriate mentoring, coaching and support.

· Ensure that high standards of safety, security, hygiene, cleanliness and tidiness are maintained at all times and that the building and resources are treated with respect by children and staff.

· Assist the administrator in monitoring and controlling all costs within the centre, including the invoicing and payment of childcare fees.

· Assist with the implementation of Little Lamps’ performance management policy.

Assist with the organisation of regular staff meetings and appropriate training sessions, to ensure staff are kept up to date with the centre’s policies and procedures and Ofsted requirements.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £22,000.00 to £25,000.00 /year


  • management: 1 year (Preferred)
  • teaching: 3 years (Preferred)

Please email us with your current CV and covering letter to opportunities@littlelampsnursery.co.uk

Level 3 Early Years Practitioner/Early Years Educator

Immediate Start: Montessori Teacher TERM TIME ONLY
Salary: £18,000 – £20,000 a year

New starter CASH BONUS £100 if you join us immediately!

Responsible to: Nursery Deputy Manager/Nursery Manager.

Purpose of the Job: To provide safe, high quality education and care for a group of children; to fulfil legal and statutory requirements; to contribute to Little Lamps Nursery’s interests and to implement Little lamps Nursery policies.

Main Duties:

We are seeking a qualified Montessori teacher for a Teacher position in a successful Nursery with an excellent reputation

You will need to have the following qualifications, training, skills and experience:

  • A minimum of Level 3 in childcare or Montessori Diploma is essential
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS curriculum, safeguarding and child protection procedures
  • Key worker experience
  • Knowledge of Ofsted requirements and the inspection process
  • Strong personality who can deal with difficult situation and who can challenge practices, lead by example and train new staff.
  • Experience of working in a Montessori setting is desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills is essential
  • Applicants must be motivated, have the ability to work well within a team and be able to adapt to a fun and inspiring way of working.
  • We take safeguarding very seriously and a current and clean Disclosure Barring Services (DBS) Certificate is essential.
  • Being able to work flexible hours
  • Salary includes 3 Out of work hour 3 training days.


  • Excellent Salary-paying from £18,000 up to £20,000 per annum
  • Permanent contract based on Term Time only.
  • Hours of work Monday – Friday 7:30m to 5:30pm or 8:00am – 6:00pm –
  • Vegetarian freshly cooked lunch
  • Supportive team with opportunity for growth and development
  • Fully staffed room of support team

*Salary is dependent on experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £18,000.00 to £20,000.00 /year


  • Childcare: 2 years (Required)


  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Please email us with your current CV and covering letter to opportunities@littlelampsnursery.co.uk