Nursery Room Leader

  • Job Reference: 00023027-1
  • Date Posted: 13 October 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Southwark, London
  • Salary: £23,004 to £23,712
  • Sector: Education, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Details

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Hours: 40 hours per week

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Salary: £23,004 - £23,712 per annum

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Qualification: Level 3 and above in Early Years Childcare or equivalent

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Location: Tenda Road, London, SE16 3PN

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.

South Bermondsey is a beautiful setting looking for an ambitious and meticulous Room Leader (Pedagogy Leader). Joining the LEYF Family in 2016, South Bermondsey has been popular with the community’s families, providing a secure and stimulating environment that engages our children and extends their learning. Our new leader must be able to confidently manage the day to day running of the room smoothly, whilst encouraging their team to motivate learning using LEYF’s own Pedagogy and positively managing the children’s well-being. South Bermondsey Nursery champion meaningful Observations and would expect the room/ pedagogy Leaders to support their team in producing effective reports.

Job Requirements

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Full and relevant childcare qualification at level 3 or above.

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Strong knowledge of safeguarding and child protection

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Experience working in room leader or third in charge role within an early year’s setting

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To be a confident leader, articulating your ideas and using planning and preparation

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To distribute staff and resources effectively, maintaining ratios whilst supporting other rooms

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To champion LEYF’s values and advocate our mission to save the world one child at a time

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To continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspiring others.

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Have a passion for making a difference in their communities.

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A child centred approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate

Staff Benefits

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:

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50% off of childcare

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£750 refer a friend bonus

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Up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days over the Christmas period

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Full access to LEYF Academy – minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.

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10% GLL Gym discount

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7% employer contribution towards pension

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Salary increases after probation

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Overtime pay

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Annual travel loan

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Free life assurance

Career Progression

At LEYF we aim to promote 50% of our leaders from within and nurture our staff to help them progress in their careers.

Each person who joins the LEYF family will work with their Manager to create a development plan. If you aspire to become a manager or you want to be the best you can be in your role, LEYF, using our coaching and mentoring approach, coupled with our famous LEYF Academy courses, will support your journey.

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