Lunchtime Assistant – Furze Nursery and Pre-School

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  • Part Time
  • RM6 6EB
  • Furze Nursery and Pre-School
  • 15 hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 3 days ago
  • Hours: 15 hours per week
  • Salary: £6,000 per annum
  • Qualification: Unqualified or Above
  • Location: 1a Farrance Road
    Chadwell Heath
    RM6 6EB

Job Description

Our Furze Nursery, located just off Chadwell Heath High Road is looking for a Lunchtime Assistant to join their team. The Nursery is a warm and friendly environment, creating wonderful experiences everyday for our inquisitive children.

As a lunchtime assistant, you will be expected to support the children during their meal times, supervising and encouraging them whilst maintaining health and safety standards. You will uphold the nurseries high expectations of safe and enabling environments, taking part in the clearing away and tidying after lunch. LEYF expects all our staff to put the children’s well-being at the forefront of all we do, so you will be helping them to understand healthy eating and develop their personal, social and emotional skills.

Job Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of safeguarding, child protection and how this is monitored in a nursery setting.
  • At least 6 months experience working in an early year’s setting
  • To champion LEYF’s values and advocate our mission to save the world one child at a time.
  • To encourage a supportive team atmosphere and the ability to work together in a positive and compassionate way.
  • To continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspiring others.
  • To be dedicated in achieving the highest standard of education and care
  • Have a passion for making a difference in their communities.
  • A child centred approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate

Working at Furze Nursery and Pre-School

Our Barking and Dagenham Nurseries are greatly known for their strong bonds within the Essex community, family feel in the settings and personable memories created for children within the borough

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: 1a Farrance Road
Chadwell Heath
RM6 6EB

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