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The Children's Garden, Stamford, one of the nurseries in our network, is seeking a pedagogical leader to join them in developing their practice. Do please pass it on to anyone you feel may be interested and suitable: Here is their call:
The Children's Garden Day Nursery and Montessori Pre-School, Stamford, Lincs,
"We believe that if Maria Montessori was alive today, that she would have taken further her knowledge and research. Her ideas that the environment was the third teacher – a prepared environment, and that children are born with innate gifts and resources to create themselves may well have led to profound change which would reflect the practices taking place in the Reggio Emilia area of Italy today.
We are a nursery daycentre committed to developing our understanding and practice, recently inspired by the work of Reggio Emilia's preschools, and have launched into the excitement of change through a recent Sightlines 'Developing Environments of Enquiry' course.
It is our hope to develop our own pedagogy with an experienced and inspirational leader who can help to move us into deeper thinking and understanding about this approach.
The right candidate will have extensive experience about the Reggio Emilia approach, be confident in delivering staff development and training, and be experienced particularly in working with children under five. We are in the early stages of our journey so we're looking for someone with a mature approach who is able introduce new ways of working with sensitivity and patience. A knowledge of Montessori would be helpful. Salary to be discussed based on experience and expectation of delivery.
You can read more about us online: https://stamford.tcgnursery.co.uk/
One of our network schools is looking for new staff. Even if it's not for you, do take the opportunity to view their website: it very elegantly represents the establishment's thoughtfulness, vision and values.
Early Years Keyworker / Educator
"The Governors at Madeley Nursery School are seeking to appoint an Early Years Keyworker / Educator to join the team at this friendly and creative school. The role requires the highest level of professionalism, creativity and enthusiasm for the education and care of young children and deep commitment to personal professional development.
Madeley Nursery is a dynamic school with fantastic children and families, set in the south Telford area.
If you are fascinated, energised and inspired by the approaches of the preschools in Reggio Emilia; if you wish to be involved in a school that offers great professional development and a friendly and supportive school community then contact the school for more information.
Madeley Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and an enhanced DBS disclosure will be requested for the successful candidate.
Informal visits to the school are welcome. Please telephone the school to arrange an appointment on (01952) 388210.
A school in our network are keen to develop the change work they have started, and are seeking a sympathetic new educator:
"Bolton Brow is a thriving convertor Academy which offers an incredible range of stimulating, quality experiences. Our pupils are individual, well-motivated, talented and spirited. They make good progress, attain well and deserve the best. We are seeking a full-time nursery Teacher, to begin in September 2016.
- Be highly dedicated and inspirational teacher who is passionate about the learning of our youngest children to join our committed team.
- Be self-motivated with an open approach and willingness to make a contribution to the school's continuing improvement
In return we offer the successful applicant:
- A supportive environment to a new member of staff in which professional development is valued. We encourage creativity and innovation and offer the freedom to explore this within curricular and extra-curricular activities.
Our closing date is Thursday 17th March. Please read on, and spread the word."