Early Years Educator – Soho Nursery and Pre-School

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  • Full Time
  • W1F 0RN
  • Soho Nursery And Pre-School
  • 40 Hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 1 month ago
  • Hours: 40 Hours per week
  • Salary: £21,000-£22,000
  • Qualification: Level 3+ and above in Early Years Childcare
  • Location: St James' Residences
    23 Brewer Street
    W1F 0RN
  • Bus Routes: 14, 19, 38
  • Stations: Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square

Job Description

We are recruiting for an Early Years Educator who can create inspiring experiences for our children, whilst establishing a nurturing environment and encouraging bravery and curiosity in our children’s development. Our Early Years educators excel in teamwork and help support the nursery as it grows.

This vacancy is for our Soho Nursery which is based in central London. The successful candidate will be tasked with updating the children’s learning journeys, delivering activities, and conducting observations.


Job Requirements

  • At least 6 months experience working in an early year’s setting
  • Level 2, Level 3 or above in Childcare and educator
  • Good knowledge of safeguarding, child protection
  • Good knowledge of EYFS Framework
  • Experience in planning activities based on children’s interests.

Working at Soho Nursery And Pre-School

  • Creative manager who encourages staff and children to think out of the box
  • Exciting projects, including film making with the children
  • In the heart of Soho, the activities provided are exceptional

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Good

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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

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

● Pay and conditions above the national average in the nursery sector
● A nurturing, fun and value-led working environment
● An award-winning staff training and development programme
● The opportunity to make a real difference to children’s lives

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.


Address: St James' Residences
23 Brewer Street

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