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Early Years Job Vacancies in Kingston and Richmond

If you are looking for a job or a new childcare role you can view latest vacancies in Kingston and Richmond settings.

Vacancy:Early Year Educator

Provider’s name: Deutsche Schule London, TW10 7AH

Contact - Nora Möller - 07543081810 or 0208 939 1846  

Job description:-

Supporting the group leader in general classroom duties, including keeping the classroom tidy and restocked (set up classroom, wash paint pots/brushes, tidy craft area/book corner, replace books and games, etc).
Working within the agreed framework of policies and procedures within the setting/school.
Providing a service that respects children’s development and celebrates diversity in terms of language, culture, ability, race and religion
Covering Group Leaders during time of absence in monitoring and planning for children’s progress and development.
Keeping required records and documentation on children.
Maintaining children´s portfolios.
Supporting children’s development of the English or German language, including during circle time.
Effective communication with parents.
Accompanying children to the cafeteria (Pre-school only).
Carrying out any other duties as a ‘Springer’ to ensure the smooth running of the setting, including helping in other groups.
Leading the group with all day-to-day responsibilities in the absence of the Group Leader.
Attending staff meetings, including planning and development meetings.
Working effectively as part of the team.
Attending all out of hours work activities, such as staff events, training, parent evenings, Christmas and summer fairs as require
Knowledge of fluent German, oral and written, would be a distinct advantage to your application.

Days and hours of work:- 30 hours per week afternoons and mornings on a flexible rota.

Salary - Competitive and according to experience.

Qualifications required - Ideally EYE Level 3 or similar in years of work experience.

. Experience and skills required - You are:

Ideally, English and German Speaker with experience in teaching bilingual children from 3 years old.

Teaching qualification to NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, BA in Early Years or equivalent, recognized qualifications is required.

This role is for 30 hours per week across a rota that will cover some afternoon as well as morning hours, so you really have to enjoy jumping in and being flexible in supporting various teams.

Some supervision and leadership experience.

. Any other information - Whats On Offer

Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.
Flexible part-time role.
Beautiful rural setting along the Thames.
‘All year around’ annual leave allowance.
Holidays over the Christmas period.
Great value lunches from canteen.
Cycle to Work Scheme.

The German School London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and will carry out a DBS check and appropriate screening on applicants. The German School Association is an equal opportunities employer.

Registered Charity No: 325073

Closing date for applications - January 15 2022

Position Stard Date - January 18 2022

Vacancy:Individual Support Teacher (Lernbegleitung)- German Speaker / 20 hours

Provider’s name: Deutsche Schule London, TW10 7AH

Provider Address: German School London, Petersham Road, Richmond TW10 7AH

Contact: Nora Möller 07543081810 or 0208 939 1846

Job description: The Individual Support Teacher provides effective support to children on a 1:1 and in a classroom environment.

In addition, this role is looking after a small group of children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) for their 'Lernzeit' in the afternoon.

This is not a classroom teacher role, but you must speak German to mother tongue standard in written and oral.

Days and hours of work: The role is up to 20 hours in the afternoon from 13.45pm on a flexible rota, working every day.

Salary: up to 30K depending on experience and qualifications.

Qualifications required: Bachelor or Masterdegree in education or related subject.

Experience and skills required: Act upon and implement recommendations of individual support plan.
Experience in working with Secondary School pupils.
Supervise homework.
Individual support of one child or a group of children with some SEN needs.
Evaluation and documentation of special measures, progress and processes.
Attend parent feedback and conversations as required.
Communicate effectively with the team, teachers and the DSL as required.  

Any other information: This role is ideal for someone who is experienced in supporting children from Primary School upwards. Over the coming months more children from Secondary School are being cared for.
However, the role is only suitable for an Individual Support Teacher who is looking for a long term career move and is flexible to work across all schools, from Kindergarten to Preschool, Primary and Secondary School.

Flexibility is required to carry out the role, as schedules may change from time to time.

Interviews take place in January 2022 and candidates should be available to start the role as soon as possible.

Closing date for applications January 13 2022

Position start date January 16 2022

Vacancy:Early Year Educator/Room Leader

Providers Name: Scamps, TW11 8UH

Contact: Debbie Cetra, 020 8943 9313

Job description: Scamps is a not for profit childcare organisation, we have been offering high quality childcare in Teddington for over 20 years. Our ethos is providing the best possible care for ALL children in our community, especially the less advantaged.
Due to rising numbers we have an exciting opportunity to join our Early Years team with the opportunity of additional hours as bank staff for our out of school groups at Scamps. This includes our Breakfast and after school club.
The role is as an Early Years Educator, to work as a key worker within a passionate caring team. Working in partnership with parents is a key part of Scamps, sharing information about a child’s individual progress enables us to work together to ensure a child can thrive in their early years.

The role includes observing, planning for and implementing activities to support their key child's learning.
Working as a team, sharing information, setting up the environment to create an exciting space for children to access.
At Scamps the principles behind our practice are all based on wanting the very best for each individual and
unique child and believing passionately that ALL children deserve to have an equal chance of success

We are looking for someone who is experienced and qualified, caring and also passionate about giving children the best start.
Due to rising numbers we are extending our provision to include afternoons until 3.30. The room leader role would be for the afternoon session to support this exciting development.

If you think this could be you and are interested in working within a friendly team We look forward to hearing from you.
This position is available ASAP for the right candidate.

Days and hours of work: Monday to Friday 8.30 - 3.30

Salary: dependent on qualification

Qualifications required: NVQ level 3 Early Years care and education

Experience and skills required: We are looking for a caring person who is experienced in working in early years with a passion to continually update their knowledge.
To be able to work as part of a team.

Any other information: An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for this role.
Safeguarding the children in our care is our number one priority.

Closing date for applicants: 31 January 2022

Position start date: 28 February 2022


Vacancy: Learning and development duty manager

Providers Name: Aspire Day Nursery, 1A Howard Road, Surbiton, KT5 8SA

Contact: Christine Moxon, 020 8241 9661,

We are looking for two new out of numbers Learning and Development Duty Managers. These are new roles we are making as we have grown in size and looking to take the nursery to the next level.

We are looking for 2 early years teachers\or level 4 or above qualified professionals with a passion to enhance the lives of our young children and inspire the nursery team to be strong, passionate practitioners. We are a well established team in a large nursery, therefore the teachers coming in, need to be flexible and adaptable. You will need to be able to work with a variety of personalities, and lead them to take their own personal learning and growth to the next level.

You will be supernumerary.

This is a new role and we are looking for one person to be on charge of over 2.5s and under 2.5s.

Your be in charge of your own teams and this is a real chance to step into management. Some of the job roles are:

-the team are well supported


-planning is completed in advance by key persons

-observations are meaningful and child voice is heard

- Assessments are completed

-approving Observations

-meeting the needs of the staff team

-dealing with daily current parent queries

-dealing with sickness and ensuring ratios are met

-mentor for our team that are training

-ensuring rooms are appealing and welcoming for the children

-inspiring the team to create open ended learning opportunities

-be the first point of call to parents

-being able to feedback to staff in a positive and constructive way

-socials for children and parents


You will be a qualified teacher with QTS or early years teacher , level 5 or above, eyps, eyt or equivalent.


5 years in a nursery or school environment


Outstanding knowledge of EYFS, Safeguarding, prevent, FGM, equal opportunities.

SEND knowledge.

Working requirements

You will need to be available to work 42 hours a week. This role is for 5 days a week and holidays will need to be taken during mainly term time period, with up to a week flexibility to school holidays, no holidays in August.


You will receive 21 days holiday a year, plus your birthday after one year of service.

Bank holidays and Christmas closure that is NOT taken from your allowance.

Yearly pay reviews


Salary £25000 to £28000

How to apply:

If you are interested in any of the jobs listed, please contact the childcare provider directly. Please let them know that you saw the job advertised on our website. You may need to complete an application form or send them a CV if they prefer. It's your responsibility to agree on job terms and conditions with the employer.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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Early Years Practitioner

Scamps Nursery, Teddington

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