Job description

Our Room Leaders lead a team of Early Years professionals to create and plan daily routines and activities to engage and stimulate our children. They confidently manage the day-to-day running of the room, while encouraging their team, motivating learning and positively managing every child’s well-being.

As a LEYF Room Leader, you will work closely with the management team to ensure that best practice is maintained and delivered throughout the nursery, ensuring we provide the best experience for our children and their families.

Room Leaders have relevant qualifications at Level 3 or above, combined with leadership and team management skills, knowledge of legislation relating to Early Years and the ability to build strong and supportive relationships within a team.

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

About the nursery

Rated Good by Ofsted, Marks Gate Nursery and Pre-School provides Early Years education and care to children from birth to 5 years old.

You can find us in Marks Gate, close to Chadwell Heath station. We’re a light, spacious nursery, with separate rooms and gardens for different age groups.

Our children enjoy dialogic reading, woodwork, cooking, yoga, spotting wildlife at the local farm and climbing trees at Hainault Park.

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