Early Years Practitioner– Bessborough

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  • Full Time
  • SW1V 2JD
  • Bessborough Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Salary: £19,700 - £23,000 per year
  • Qualification: Level 2 + in Childcare or equivalent
  • Location: 1 Bessborough Street
    London
    SW1V 2JD
  • Bus Routes: C10, 360
  • Stations: Pimlico, Vauxhall

Job Description

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

We are recruiting Early Years Practitioners 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 Practitioners 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 2 or above.
  • 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 to achieving the highest standard of education and care
  • Have a passion for making a difference in their communities.
  • A child centered approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate

 

Working at Bessborough Nursery and Pre-School

  • 1 Baby, 1 Toddler & 1 Pre-school room
  • 51 place setting
  • We have large spacious rooms across 1 floor that all leads out to a fantastic garden space
  • Opening times – 8am-6pm

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Outstanding

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Staff Benefits

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:
• Make a difference to the children who need it the most
• Pay and conditions above national average within the early years sector
• 50% off of childcare
• £750 refer a friend bonus
• Up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days over the Christmas period
• Full access to LEYF Academy – minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.
• 10% GLL Gym discount
• 7% employer contribution towards pension
• Guaranteed salary increases after probation
• Overtime pay
• Annual travel loan
• Free life assurance
• Access to our work life support services
• Flexible working
• Access to LEYF social events; New Year’s Awards ceremony, Annual Conference and Summer BBQ

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.

Location

Address: 1 Bessborough Street
London
SW1V 2JD

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