Nursery Practitioner/ Nursery Nurse/ Room Leader 5 days a week Full Time -Furze Nursery & Pre-School
Hours: 40 hours per week
Location: 1 Farrance Rd, Dagenham, Romford RM6 6EB
Our Furze Nursery is looking for a new Room Leader to confidently manage the day-to-day running of the room smoothly, whilst encouraging their team to motivate learning and positively managing the children's well-being. Furze Nursery champions meaningful Observations and would expect the Room Leaders to support their team in producing effective reports.
LEYF follows a set of teachings that is reflective of our social enterprise approach. Each of the 7 elements is designed to strengthen children's social and cultural capital through language, social opportunities, cultural experiences, and friendships. The role requires you to manage and develop the nursery team whilst undertaking administrative and IT duties of the nursery including the collection of fees, nursery database, purchasing, and receipts.
Full and relevant childcare qualification at level 3 or above.
Strong knowledge of child protection and safeguarding and the ability to take the lead in vulnerable situations when required.
Senior team leadership experience working in an early year's setting.
To be a confident leader, articulating your ideas and using planning and preparation to ensure their success.
To distribute staff and resources effectively, maintaining ratios whilst supporting other rooms.
To champion LEYF's values and advocate our mission to save the world one child at a time.
To continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspiring others.
Have a passion for making a difference in their communities.
A child centred approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate.
50% off of childcare
£750 refer a friend bonus
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
A guaranteed salary increase after probation
Annual travel loan
Free life assurance
Access to our work life support services
Annual LEYF social events; New Year's Awards ceremony, Conference and Summer BBQ