Room Leader. Job in Wolverton E-Nursery Jobs

  • Job Reference: 384516765-2
  • Date Posted: 30 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Bright Horizons
  • Location: Wolverton, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £20,950 to £26,000
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our Amazing Bright Horizons Stony Stratford Day Nursery and Preschool are looking for a passionate Room Leader to join their team on a permanent basis.

The lovely 93 place nursery has 4 rooms, and 2 adventure gardens for the children to enjoy- these include sand pits, bikes/trikes and a vegetable patch where children grow their own vegetables.

As a Room Leader working with Bright Horizons, you can expect a competitive salary, great company benefits including a retail discount scheme, and fantastic development opportunities.

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Consistently deliver and plan rich learning opportunities and exceptional care that helps all children to develop and meets their individual needs

* Make accurate and effective assessments which reflect the needs, interests and stages of development of the child by effective delivery of the key person approach

* Ensuring an enabling environment is providing consistent stimulating and inspiring activities for the children in both the indoor and outdoor area as a continuous provision

* Lead, mentor and inspire a team to deliver exceptional care and education and provide feedback to create a consistent approach of early years practice to include but not limited to regular 1:1's, Supervisions and appraisals

* Ensure that British Values are incorporated and demonstrated through Early Years Foundation Stage learning and play

* Safeguard and promote the health, safety and welfare of children in line with our child protection and keeping everyone safe policies and procedures

* Ensure internal policies and procedures are adhered whilst also meeting the external legislation and guidelines from our governing bodies

* Promote and follow guidelines implemented for managing behaviour including supporting children to manage their own feelings and behaviours

* Continually work in partnership with colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of the children ensuring a diverse and inclusive approach is maintained at all times

* Promote the nursery to current parents and potential customers to support the retention and ongoing occupancy growth

* Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication at all levels

* Attend staff meetings and training sessions for continuous professional development

* Demonstrate the HEART principles in everyday working life

* Working as part of a larger team to ensure all essential day to day tasks are completed in line with the nursery demands ie. Hygiene standards and room preparation

* To provide support for your colleagues within the nursery and the broader business

EXPERIENCE (ESSENTIAL):

* Post qualified experience of working within the Early Years sector

* Previous experience of working as a key person

EXPERIENCE (DESIRABLE):

* Specific experience of working with 0-2 year age range

* Team Leader experience

* Experience of working and supporting children and families with additional needs

KNOWLEDGE (ESSENTIAL):

* Sound understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage

* Knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding and Child Protection

* Knowledge and understanding of wider legislative requirements for working with children

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES (ESSENTIAL):

* Strong communication skills both written and verbal

* Ability to be flexible, adaptable and embrace new ways of doing things

* Child Protection

QUALIFICATIONS (ESSENTIAL):

* Full and relevant Level 3 and or above(equivalent) Childcare qualification

* Current Paediatric First Aid