£10.50 hourly
  • Fountain Montessori Ltd
  • Colindale, Edgware, London NW9, UK
  • 06 Feb, 2024
Part time Housekeeping

Job Description

Reporting to: Nursery Manager


At least two satisfactory references.

To communicate and read clearly and accurately in spoken and written Standard English.

Main Duties

To implement and promote all Fountain Montessori Policies and the Staff Rules.

To ensure their safety and welfare of the children at all times.

To carry out light physical duties required during housekeeping.

To be responsible for maintaining the highest level of hygiene and cleanliness throughout the nursery premises.

This is achieved by daily duties:

- ensuring the daily thorough cleaning of all nursery rooms including floor coverings, walls and paintwork, windows etc

 - ensuring the daily thorough cleaning of all nursery furniture and equipment.

 - ensuring the daily thorough cleaning of nursery kitchens including equipment such as microwaves, fridges and kitchen cupboards etc

 - ensuring the daily thorough cleaning of child and staff toilet areas

 - ensuring the daily thorough cleaning of other nursery areas including corridors, hallways, cloakrooms and all other areas of the nursery.

- maintaining sufficient supplies of domestic consumables eg. paper towels, toilet rolls, liquid soap, cleaning materials etc


To work as part of a team and contribute positively to that staff team.

To ensure that all information pertaining to Fountain Montessori, its operation, children, staff and parents remains confidential.

To go about your duties with a positive and enthusiastic attitude - to be confident, hardworking and conscientious, and at all times promote good practice.

To promote at all times good relations between staff members, parents and children, and at all times promote the good name and ethos of Fountain Montessori.

To cover any other reasonable responsibilities as appropriate, at the request of the Nursery Manager or Senior Staff.

Personal Style and Behaviour (Essential)

  • Excellent verbal communication skills with staff, children and parents
  • Able to use written English to write reports and keep clear and accurate records


  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Calm and caring nature
  • Reliable
  • Empathy and understanding of children under 5


At Fountain Montessori, we is committed to child protection and safeguarding against harm. We promote the welfare of children and expect all staff members and volunteer to share this commitment as informed by robust policies and procedures. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support everyone at the school. Before interview, all gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily and proof of identity and, where applicable, qualifications will be required. Appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of employment. All concerns are passed to our Designated Safeguarding Lead. As this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required for the successful candidate.




Holiday entitlement: 28 days per annum pro rata, inc statutory days.

(10 days to be taken during the Christmas closure period)

Salary: £10.50 per hour (paid monthly in arrears to a bank account)

Benefits: (optional) Company Pension Scheme, uniform, birthday off, staff training and development, additional holidays and bonus for long term staff, Salary Sacrifice Scheme for childcare

Probation period: 3 months from start date

Notice period: One calendar month

This post is subject to a Criminal Records Bureau check at Enhanced Level.



Nursery Name

Fountain Montessori - Colindale