Early Years Educator – Bird In Bush

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  • Full Time
  • SE15 1JB
  • Bird in Bush Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 2 weeks agosssss
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Salary: £20,737.68 - £21,444.84
  • Qualification: Level 3 and above in Early Years Childcare or equivalent
  • Location: 616 Old Kent Road,
    London,
    SE15 1JB
  • Bus Routes: 21, 53, 172, 453, N21

Job Description

Our Bird in Bush Nursery is located in Southwark and has fantastic transport links to Central London and the surrounding areas, there is also free parking nearby. The nursery itself is a multi-cultured, friendly setting and has a large outdoor space which is used every day to extend experiences and knowledge in outdoor learning.

We are seeking an Early Years Educator to join our friendly, hard working team. As a LEYF teacher you will be expected to create inspiring experiences, whilst establishing a nurturing environment and encouraging bravery and curiosity in our children’s development. Our staff excel in teamwork and continue to support the nursery as it grows into a truly fascinating setting for our children.

Job Requirements

  • Full and relevant child-care qualification at level 3 or above
  • Strong knowledge of safeguarding and child protection
  • 12 months experience working in an early year’s setting
  • To continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspiring others
  • Have a passion for making a difference to the community
  • A child centred approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate

Working at Bird in Bush Nursery and Pre-School

  • 1 Baby Room, 1 Toddler Room, 1 Preschool
  • 55 place Nursery
  • Opening Times: 7.30am-6.30pm
  • Over 2s garden comprises of a tool station, planting area, mud kitchen and enclosed climbing frame, tunnel, balancing beams.
  • The Old Kent Road will be under regeneration in the next few years to develop the Baker Loo line the station will be a stone’s throw from the nursery.

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: 616 Old Kent Road,
London,
SE15 1JB

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Early Years Educator – Bird In Bush