Early Years Educator- Weir Link Nursery & Pre-school

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  • Full Time
  • SW12 0NU
  • Weir Link Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 Hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40 Hours per week
  • Salary: £21,700- £22,400 per annum
  • Qualification: Level 3 or above in Early Years Childcare or equivalent
  • Location: 33 Weir Road
    London
    SW12 0NU
  • Bus Routes: 50, 155, 355
  • Stations: Clapham South, Balham

Job Description

Despite the challenges of the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis we are still recruiting for staff in our nurseries. We are only able to conduct telephone interviews at this point in time as we need to follow the Government’s guidelines on social distancing.

London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is keen to hear from you and the Recruitment Team will be reviewing all applications. We will then be offering telephone interviews to successful candidates. We can then advise you on the next stage in the recruitment process. Please keep applying. 

 

Our Weir Link Nursery is seeking Early Years Educators to join their tight-knit team. Located in Balham, the nursery is an important community hub, providing much-needed support for local families.

We are recruiting for Early Years Educators 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

  • Minimum of Level 2 in Early Years Childcare or equivalent
  • Work experience within an Early Years Setting
  • Knowledge of legislation relevant to Early Years such as EYFS, SEN, safeguarding
  • Ability, flexibility and willingness to take on other responsibilities or duties as deemed necessary
  • To be able to build strong, supportive and professional relationships with children, families and your team

Working at Weir Link Nursery and Pre-School

  • Warm, friendly team in Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ nursery
  • Close to bus links for South West London
  • Hub of the community

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: 33 Weir Road
London
SW12 0NU

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