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Up to £22,000

Morning or afternoon shift (35 hours)


About Us:

Linden Tree Nursery Schools is a group of small, Frobelian nursery schools local to Clapham which has been providing early years education to children aged 6 months to 5 years old since 2005.


Our vision:

To raise the profile of the Froebelian approach by creating a group of small Froebelian nursery schools that offer young children a quality early years’ experience delivered by knowledgeable and qualified educators.


Why join our team?

- Small teams dedicated to learning and growing together

- Training on the Froebelian approach

- Opportunities to grow and develop, experiencing all aspects of nursery business

- Enhanced benefits package (see below)

- 35 hour working week (morning shift 8-3 or afternoon shift 11-6)

- Dedicated wellbeing team to support all employees

- Dedicated Learning and Development team who deliver in-house mentoring


Linden Tree Nursery Schools is offering a fantastic opportunity for a full time permanent (Qualified or Unqualified - training towards Level 3 offered) early years educator to join our dedicated, diverse and nurturing team within our small group of three Nursery Schools in South London.


Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with LTNS team to create a safe learning environment for children to develop and grow organically through their play

  • Developing enabling environments which meet individual needs in line with the Froebelian approach

  • Carefully observing children’s learning and development and documenting this

  • Planning in the moment and implementing learning experiences in alignment with the EYFS framework

  • Building positive relationships with children and families

  • Adhering to the LTNS safeguarding policy at all times


Requirements or Skills:

  • A full and relevant Level 2/3 qualification in Childcare such as EYE, NVQ, CACHE or recognised equivalent

  • A good working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

  • Experience working in a nursery environment

  • The right to work in the UK and a clear enhanced DBS



  • Frobelian training and professional development training

  • Funded training opportunities available following probation for Level 2 and Level 3 Diplomas in Early Years with Lambeth College and EYITT

  • Annual staff bonus following probation

  • Two nursery based teacher development days each year for professional development (2 Inset days per year)

  • Staff Appreciation days and staff social events

  • Company Pension Scheme contributions

  • Staff counselling service

  • Staff awards and team building events

  • Uniform free workplace

  • 33 days holiday plus 2 wellbeing day


“I wanted to educate people to be free, to think, to take action for themselves.”

Froebel in Lilley 1967:41

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