Website Fennies Day Nurseries

full time

French Educator

Key Facts

Role

French Educator

Salary

Up to £28,000

Hours

32.5

Location

Epsom

Job Type

Full time

About Us

If you’re driven, ambitious and have some solid experience in childcare, we want to hear from you! We’re a premium nursery group and we’re looking for an impressive French Educator to join our team. Here at Fennies we thoroughly believe in hiring based on character above all else, so you’ll be joining an outstanding team and a growing business with an exceptional culture. 

As an organisation, our aim is to change the perception of the nursery industry by being the best and moving it forward. We do things differently, so don’t expect the ordinary. We care, we listen, we’re constantly learning from each other and refining our craft, we value teamwork over individual success and we’re always fun to work with, even in the trickiest of situations! 

What will you be doing?

We are now seeking to expand our team with the addition of a French Educator.

Reporting to the Education Department you will responsible for the planning and delivering of French sessions for children aged 3-5yrs across 11 sites.

32.5 hours 9.30 to 4 Monday – Friday

Job responsibilities:

  • Plan French Sessions for children aged 3 – 5 years old
  • Deliver activities to children and monitor progress.
  • Regularly review & reflect on activity program to ensure it is meeting the learning needs of the children
  • Supervise children in line with policies & procedures
  • Contribute to monthly newsletters when required
  • Be the nominated person for parents’ queries about the program
  • Ensure activities are age and ability appropriate
  • Carry out promotional work or promote services to parents/children at internal and external company events

A formal teaching qualification is not required for this job role but experience of working with and/or teaching children under 5 years old is essential.

What are we looking for?

You’ll be hardworking and hungry to learn. What really matters is someone that is passionate about our mission and values and who will add value to our culture. We’re looking for someone who thinks creatively and is not afraid to use their initiative to implement exciting learning opportunities that inspire both the children and their team.

Your Fennies Journey

We like to give back to our teams by nurturing your well-being through continuous internal training and an extensive well-being program. At Fennies, our values are accountability, diversity, quality and leadership and our practitioners thrive within this forward-thinking practice with added support offered from our wider collective of experts in areas such as education, communications, and HR. 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Able to communicate effectively with children/staff/parents in an approachable manner combined with the ability to prioritise your workload and possess exemplary attention to detail.
  • Fluent in French
  • Highly organised, you will possess a strong work ethic and a confidential nature, always maintaining an appropriate level of professionalism.
  • You will possess the discipline to follow systems and processes but have the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and workflows.
  • You will understand and be able to demonstrate your qualities as a role model illustrating your ability to work effectively on your own and as part of a small team.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary 
  • Bonus scheme 
  • Bike to work scheme 
  • Lunch provided
  • Up to 33 days annual leave including bank holidays 
  • Refer a friend bonus  
  • Free uniform, training, DBS check 
  • Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring 
  • Fennies Fresh – discounted food from our in-house dinner takeaway service 
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Regular and refresher training in first aid and safeguarding


If you think you’d be a great addition to the team, we’d love to hear from you so get in touch today! 

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To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@fennies.com.