Room Leader

  • Job Reference: 00006877-1
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Hackney, London
  • Salary: £22,796 to £23,504
  • Sector: Education, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Room Leader – Fire Station Nursery

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.

Job Description

Located in Hackney, our Fire Station Nursery is looking for experienced Room Leaders to lead staff on developing children’s natural curiosity and confidence, so they leave nursery as inquisitive explorers.

Our new Room Leader will lead the room and a team of Early Years professionals to create and plan daily routines featuring activities that encourage children’s curiosity. You will be role modelling behaviours for other members of staff as well as for the children with your creativity and passion.

Job Requirements

Full and relevant child care qualification at level 3 or above.

Strong knowledge of safeguarding, child protection and how this is monitored in a nursery setting.

At least 6 months experience working in an early year’s setting

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

To encourage a supportive team atmosphere and the ability to work together in a positive and compassionate way.

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

To be dedicated in achieving the highest standard of education and care

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

working at….

•             Number of Rooms: 1x baby rooms, 1x Toddler, 1x Preschool.

•             Total capacity of Nursery: 45 place Nursery

•             Opening Times: 8am-6pm

•             Description of outdoor space: A outside space for all the children to enjoy, offering resources to ignite discovery.

•             USP: The nursery is located in an old fire station!

Age: 0-5

Ofsted Rating: Good

STAFF BENEFITS

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

Pay and conditions above national average within the early years sector

50% off of childcare

£750 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

Guaranteed salary increases after probation

Overtime pay

Annual travel loan

Free life assurance

Access to LEYF social events; New Year’s Awards ceremony, Annual Conference and Summer BBQ

Career Progression

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