Early Years Assistant – Gumboots Nursery & Pre-School

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  • Temporary
  • SE22 9EP
  • Gumboots Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 Hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 6 days ago
  • Hours: 40 Hours per week
  • Salary: £8.47 Per Hour
  • Qualification: No minimum qualification
  • Location: 171 - 173 Crystal Palace Road,
    London,
    SE22 9EP
  • Bus Routes: 12, 40, 176, 185, 197, P13

Job Description

LEYF are currently recruiting a select number of unqualified staff to help support the teams in our nurseries. Candidates will ideally have experience of working with young children and a passion for early years. These roles are for a fixed term of 6 months.

As an Early Years Assistant you will deliver the EYFS through child led activities, where you will be able to use your fun, creative flair and provide excellent, engaging learning opportunities for the children.

Job Requirements

  • Experience in an Early Years setting is desirable
  • A passion for helping with children’s development
  • Proactively implement safeguarding and child protection policies and procedures
  • You must be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the EYFS
  • Be able to support the management team to meet all Ofsted requirements and to ensure that these are always maintained
  • A positive and proactive attitude to work
  • A team player who uses their own initiative and who thrives working in a busy and exciting environment

Working at Gumboots Nursery and Pre-School

  • 2 ‘baby’ rooms, 1 ‘2-3’ room, 1 ’preschool’ room
  • 87 place Nursery
  • Opening Times: 8am to 6pm
  • Our purpose-built building has a Baby room with a separate garden. Large outdoor space for the older children to share.
  • Our friendly atmosphere, welcoming team and exceptional reputation makes us a proud and dynamic team.

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Outstanding

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Staff Benefits

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:
• Make a difference to the children who need it the most
• 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 our work life support services
• Flexible working
• Access to LEYF social events; New Year’s Awards ceremony, Annual Conference and Summer BBQ

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.

Location

Address: 171 - 173 Crystal Palace Road,
London,
SE22 9EP

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Early Years Assistant – Gumboots Nursery & Pre-School