Room Leader – Henry Fawcett Nursery & Pre-School

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  • Full Time
  • SE11 5BZ
  • Henry Fawcett Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 Hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40 Hours per week
  • Salary: £23,000 - £24,500
  • Qualification: Level 3+ and above in Early Years Childcare
  • Location: Clayton Street
    London
    SE11 5BZ
  • Bus Routes: 3, 59, 159, 155, 333
  • Stations: Oval, Kennington, Vauxhall

Job Description

Henry Fawcett Nursery & Pre-School is located in Kennington, South London. Our busy nursery is the heart of the community and is now looking for a Room Leader for the baby room. The successful candidate must be able to confidently manage the day to day running of the room, whilst encouraging the team, motivate learning and positively managing every child’s well-being.

Our new Room Leader will lead the room and a team of Early Years professionals to create and plan daily routines featuring activities that encourage children’s curiosity. You will be role modelling behaviours for other members of staff as well as for the children with your creativity and passion.

Job Requirements

 

  • Leadership and team management skills
  • Level 3 or above in Early Years Childcare or equivalent
  • To build and maintain strong partnership working with parents to enable children’s needs to be met.
  • To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care
  • 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 build strong, supportive and professional relationships with the team
  • 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 Henry Fawcett Nursery and Pre-School

  • New manager who believes in LEYF ethos
  • Strong, stable confident team who are very creative
  • Willingness to try new experiences for the children

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

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:

● Pay and conditions above the national average in the nursery sector
● A nurturing, fun and value-led working environment
● An award-winning staff training and development programme
● The opportunity to make a real difference to children’s lives

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Location

Address: Clayton Street
London
SE11 5BZ

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