Early Years Educator- Leys Nursery and Pre-School

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  • Full Time
  • RM10 9XW
  • Leys Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 Hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 4 days ago
  • Hours: 40 Hours per week
  • Salary: £17,500 per year TTO
  • Qualification: Level 3+ and above in Early Years Childcare
  • Location: 215 Wellington Drive
    Dagenham
    RM10 9XW
  • Bus Routes: 103, 145
  • Stations: Dagenham East

Job Description

Our Leys children’s centre nursery is currently seeking Early Years Educators for Term Time Only role, this will be Monday to Friday position. The successful candidate will be tasked with updating the children’s learning journeys, delivering activities, and conducting observations.

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.

Job Requirements

  • Prior experience teaching in Toddler room desirable.
  • Strong knowledge of how to keep children safe within a nursery environment.
  • Child-centred approach with a strong drive to deliver quality child care.
  • A thirst to learn new skills and desire to be the best you can be and to support others to be the best they can be!
  • Motivated to make a difference within your community.
  • Mirrors LEYF’s belief that all children deserve the best education and care!

Working at Leys Nursery and Pre-School

  • The Nursery consists of a baby, toddler and preschool room
  • Total capacity of Nursery: 49
  • Opening times: 8am – 6pm
  • Safe and varied outdoor garden

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

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.

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Location

Address: 215 Wellington Drive
Dagenham
RM10 9XW

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