Job title: Room Leader
Location: Henry Fawcett Nursery, Kennington
Salary: £23,522.76 - £24,230.04 per annum
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Despite the challenges of the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis we are still recruiting for staff in our nurseries. We are only able to conduct telephone interviews at this point in time as we need to follow the Government's guidelines on social distancing.
London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is keen to hear from you and the Recruitment Team will be reviewing all applications. We will then be offering telephone interviews to successful candidates. We can then advise you on the next stage in the recruitment process. Please keep applying.
Henry Fawcett Nursery is located near to Oval Tube Station in Kennington. They are a 47 place nursery which is made up of separate learning spaces for different age groups and they also have a great outdoor space where the children love to explore and get their hands dirty. The nursery caters for children aged from 6 months to 5 years old.
We are now recruiting a new Room Leader who will manage the goings on in the room and supervise a team of Early Years professionals to deliver the EYFS.
As a LEYF Room Leader we will expect you to create and plan the daily and weekly routines and encourage the team to create activities that stimulate and encourage children's curiosity and their development. You will have your own key children and work closely with the management team to ensure that best practice is maintained and delivered throughout the nursery to ensure we provide the best experience for our children and their families.
Leadership and team management skills
Level 3 or above in Early Years Childcare or equivalent
To build and maintain strong partnership working with parents to enable children's needs to be met.
To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care
Knowledge of legislation relevant to Early Years such as EYFS, SEN, safeguarding
Ability, flexibility and willingness to take on other responsibilities or duties as deemed necessary
To build strong, supportive and professional relationships with the team
We know it's our people who make LEYF great and that's why we value each staff member and offer:
50% off childcare
Refer a friend bonus
Up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days over the Christmas period
Full access to LEYF Academy - minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.
10% GLL Gym discount
7% employer contribution towards pension
Salary increase after probation
Interest free Annual Season Ticket loan
Free life assurance
Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
"The London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required