Early Years Educator – Wandsworth Bridge Nursery & Pre-School

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  • Full Time
  • SW6 2NX
  • Wandsworth Bridge Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40hrs per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 3 months ago
  • Hours: 40hrs per week
  • Salary: £21000 - £22700
  • Qualification: Level 3 or above in Early Years Childcare
  • Location: Cairns House
    291 Wandsworth Bridge Road
    London
    SW6 2NX

Job Description

Rated outstanding by Ofsted, our Wandsworth Bridge nursery is located 10 minutes’ walk from Wandsworth Town Station. The Nursery is a spacious, modern setting run by our dedicated team who enjoy creating fun and educational activities, designed to bring out the potential in every child.

We are looking for dedicated Early Years Educators to join our team full-time Monday- Friday 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 into a truly fascinating setting for our children.

Job Requirements

  • Full and relevant child care qualification at Level 3 or above
  • Minimum of 12 months experience working in an early years setting
  • Strong knowledge of safeguarding and child protection
  • To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care
  • To continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspire others
  • Have a passion for making a difference in the community
  • Must have child centered approach to teaching using creative and engaging methods

Working at Wandsworth Bridge Nursery and Pre-School

• The Nursery consists of a aby room, a toddler and a preschool room all leading to a beautiful garden area
• Total capacity of Nursery: 48
• Opening times: 8am – 6pm
• The nursery benefits from a bright and spacious space

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Outstanding

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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: Cairns House
291 Wandsworth Bridge Road
London
SW6 2NX

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