Room Leader – Children’s Garden Nursery & Pre-School

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  • Full Time
  • E16 2RD
  • Children’s Garden Nursery & Pre-School
  • 40 hours a week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40 hours a week
  • Salary: £23,800 - £25,400
  • Qualification: Level 3 or above in Early Years
  • Location: UEL 4-6 University Way
    Docklands Campus
    London
    E16 2RD
  • Bus Routes: Cyprus (Stop Q)/Strait RoadEast Ham Manor Way (Stop R)
  • Stations: Cyprus DLR Station, Beckton Park DLR Station, Gallions Reach DLR Station, Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

Job Description

We are thrilled to announce 3 new nurseries have joined the LEYF family! Located in the London Borough of Newham, they will be the first LEYF nurseries in the area.

Situated between Hackney and Barking and Dagenham, transport links are great around the Stratford area. You can even see the London City Airport runway from one of the nurseries! The closest stations include Plaistow, Cyprus, and Stratford.

This is an exciting time for LEYF! During the pandemic, we have remained open for business as usual.  We are delighted to be in a position to expand into the Newham area.  As a result, we have several opportunities for early years professionals to join us as we expand into our twelfth borough.

We offer competitive salaries, attractive benefits, and a wealth of development opportunities as you would expect from an established, highly regarded, award-winning early years provider.

We are recruiting for a room leader who can create inspiring experiences for our children, whilst establishing a nurturing environment and encouraging bravery and curiosity in our children’s development. Our room leaders excel in teamwork and help support and lead 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.
  • Strong knowledge of safeguarding, child protection and how this is monitored in a nursery setting.
  • Experience working in an early year’s setting
  • Be able to encourage a supportive team atmosphere and have 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 Children’s Garden Nursery & 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: 45
• Opening times: 8am – 6pm
• The nursery benefits from a bright and spacious space

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Awaiting Report

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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: UEL 4-6 University Way
Docklands Campus
London
E16 2RD

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