French Early Years Teacher: Visa sponsorship

Les Petites Etoiles

Salary: £26,180

7 Weeks of paid Holidays

38 hours per week

Visa sponsorship available

Les Petites Etoiles Bilingual Montessori are high-quality bilingual nurseries that provide spacious, bright classrooms for children to learn, grow and play.

Required Qualifications and experience

The chosen candidate will have one of the following qualifications:

  • CAP Petites Enfance
  • Diplôme d’Etat d’Auxiliaire de Puériculture
  • Diplôme d’Etat d’Educateur de Jeunes Enfant
  • An Ofsted-recognised qualification, Level 3 or above
  • An Ofsted-recognised Montessori qualification

and at least one year experience in a nursery setting.


  • You will assist with all daily routines, supervise the children in their daily activities, helping to organise and prepare activities and materials.
  • Assisting with settling new children following the Settling in Policy.
  • Supporting the children with their personal care routines.
  • Supporting the Key Person with duties that must be carried out throughout the day.


  • West Hampstead (Working across all age groups)
  • Tufnell Park (Working across all age groups)
  • Angel (Working in pre-school room)
  • Crouch Hill ( Working across all age groups)

Required Skills:

  • Ability to communicate with and understand children.
  • Great people skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with parents
  • Good spoken and written English (AND French if working as a French speaker).
  • Competent IT skills (Word, email)
  • Confidence to put into practice what you know
  • Great listening skills
  • Problem-solving & a positive can-do attitude
  • Resilient (strong) yet also caring and great empathy
  • Able to take constructive criticism
  • Able to be self-reflective to improve constantly

Study Requirement

For unqualified candidates, you will be required to study for an early years qualification recognised by OFSTED to learn the EYFS.


  • Sick pay
  • Additional £1000 pay rise for staff who stay with us for two years and have good performance.
  • High-quality training, including 8 paid inset days per year. During the year we invite some of the UK’s best trainers to deliver training to the team, and we are keen to pay for longer courses our staff are interested in.
  • Termly Prizes
  • Trip after 10 years
  • Events
  • Help for Bike Purchase
  • Well-being program
  • Free independent counselling service
  • Free lunches (our food is homemade, organic and delicious!)


Children and young people should never experience abuse of any kind.

We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children and young people, to keep them safe and to practise in a way that protects them.

All references will be thoroughly checked, and we will apply for a DBS update service as well as a DBS equivalent from any country the applicant was in prior to the UK and within the last 5 years.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to age, gender reassignment, being married or in a civil partnership, being pregnant or on maternity leave, disability, race including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

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