Early Years Assistant – Camberwell Grove Nursery & Pre-School

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  • Full Time
  • SE5 8JU
  • Camberwell Grove Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 5 days ago
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Salary: £18,500 - £19,000 per annum
  • Qualification: No minimum qualification
  • Location: 195e Camberwell Grove
    Camberwell
    London
    SE5 8JU
  • Bus Routes: 40, 176, 185, 484
  • Stations: Denmark Hill

Job Description

Our spacious Camberwell Grove Nursery is currently recruiting an Early Years Assistant to join them on a permanent contract. Located a short walk from Denmark Hill Station and local bus routes, the nursery is an important community hub, providing much-needed support for local families.

As an Early Years Assistant, you will build close relationships with the children and their families ensuring that routines are followed and that every day has something unique and fun in store for them. You will support the teams in the nursery and take part in the activities which help to stimulate the children and support their learning and development.

Job Requirements

  • Right to Work in the UK.
  • Strong knowledge of safeguarding, child protection and how this is monitored in a nursery setting.
  • At least 6 months experience in an early years 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 have 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 your community.
  • A child-centred approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate.

Working at Camberwell Grove Nursery and Pre-School

  • 3 baby rooms, 1 Toddler, 1 Preschool.
  • 81 place Nursery
  • Opening Times: 7:30am-6:30pm
  • We have an amazing garden which hosts an allotment, blossoming forest area, outdoor classroom, den area, mud kitchen and soon chickens! Each room can access the garden easily into certain parts of the vast garden.
  • We have a ‘homely’ atmosphere in our nursery. This is further installed by our diverse and friendly team who are talented and committed.

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Awaiting Report

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Staff Benefits

We know it's our team that makes LEYF great. When you join us as a permanent member of staff, you will enjoy many benefits:

• Pay competitive with the sector
• 50% discount on nursery fees (pro-rata)
• 7% pension contribution
• A minimum of 23 days’ annual leave per year (up to 36 days) including 8 Bank Holidays, plus 3 days over Christmas
• Sick pay entitlement (after 6 months’ service)

• Paid overtime
• Refer a friend bonus (up to £550)
• Maternity, paternity & shared parental leave entitlement (after 2 years’ service)
• Up to 5 days' special leave entitlement
• Access to LEYF’s training academy and MY LEYF online learning platform - 8 days’ paid training per year
• 10% GLL gym discount
• Tea and coffee
• MY LEYF modules on meditation, mindfulness and mental wellbeing
• Employee Assistance Programme; support and counselling and advice on financial and legal issues
• Eligibility for a hardship fund grant 

• Season pass loan

• Cycle to work scheme
• Discounts on shopping with Employee Purchase Programme
• Invitations to LEYF social events - Summer Conference, BBQ, Christmas Party, Awards.

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.

Right to work in the United Kingdom

Non-UK citizens must apply for and gain a Visa and Work Permit before applying to work in the UK.

Location

Address: 195e Camberwell Grove
Camberwell
London
SE5 8JU

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