Early Years Practitioner – Micky Star Nursery & Pre-School

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  • Full Time
  • W2 1QR
  • Micky Star Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40hrs per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 3 months ago
  • Hours: 40hrs per week
  • Salary: £21,400 - £21,600
  • Qualification: Level 2+ and above in Early Years Childcare
  • Location: 58-61 St Michael's Street
    W2 1QR
  • Bus Routes: 18, 36
  • Stations: Edgware Road, Paddington

Job Description

Our Micky Star Nursery and Pre-School is located a short walk from Edgware Road Station. The nursery is based in a large purpose-built building with two gardens. Micky Star Is a vibrant and spacious nursery with an amazing team of friendly staff. Our nursery is looking for an Early Years Practitioner to join full time (Monday – Friday)

We’re looking for an energetic and fun Early Years Practitioner to join our warm and established team.  As a practitioner, you will be responsible for the observations of your key children as well as creating fun and exciting activities and working with parents/ carers to ensure children’s routines are followed and the children are happy while developing those vital skills and relationships they need to develop.

Job Requirements

  • Full and relevant child-care qualification at level 2 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 in the community
  • A child-centered approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate

Working at Micky Star Nursery and Pre-School

  • 1 Baby 1 Toddler & 1 Pre-school room
  • 62 place setting
  • We have large spacious rooms across 3 floors and a fabulous garden which includes a covered learning area.
  • Close to local shops and transport links

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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Address: 58-61 St Michael's Street
W2 1QR

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