January 2024 - New childcare offer for eligible working parents of 2 year olds

We are aware that some parents are experiencing difficulties with the application process for the new 2 year old funding offer, please do signpost them to HMRC Childcare Service helpline on 0300 123 4097 who will be able to advise.

Information can also be accessed through the Childcare Choices  website. As a Local Authority we have no authority on this process and currently have no additional information to that which has been published on Childcare Choices.

Early Years

Early Years Practitioner – Manor Grove Montessori - Buckingham

Early Years Practitioner – Manor Grove Montessori - Buckingham


Level 2 or 3 in Early years. Will accept someone who is still training.

Responsibilities/Extra Information:

Level 2, 3 or higher in Early years or Montessori qualified practitioner required to start ASAP.
We are a small friendly day nursery set on the edge of a working farm in the village of Tingewick.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and friendly person to work as part of our small team. Caring for children from 3 months to four years of age.

The role requires you to:

  • Hold a relevant childcare qualification or Montessori qualification.
  • Maintain a high standard of care when considering children's welfare and safe guarding needs while implementing and following the nursery policies/procedures at all times.
  • Have a good understanding of the EYFS and safe-guarding policies.
  • Be a self-motivated and forward-thinking person, who enjoys the challenge of educating the children in a fun and creative way.
  • Have a good comprehension of the English language and PC skills will be required to write clear observations and reports on the children’s development.
  • You will also need excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with both parents and children.
  • To be self-motivated and committed to keeping your own knowledge and skills up to date.
  • To attend monthly staff meeting and training.
  • You will be required to work 42.25 hours a week, with one afternoon off a week. Part time hours maybe negotiable.
  • A DBS check and satisfactory references will be obtained before a job is offered to the successful candidate.


01280 848626

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