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

  • Full and relevant child-care qualification at level 3 or above.
  • Strong knowledge of safeguarding and child protection
  • At least 12 months experience working as an early year’s educator
  • Demonstrative experience of being a confident leader, articulating your ideas and using planning and preparation.
  • Distribute staff and resources effectively, maintaining ratios whilst supporting other rooms.
  • Continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspiring others.
  • 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, Playhouse Nursery and Pre-School provides Early Years education and care to children from birth to 5 years old.

You can find us in Fordham Park, close to New Cross and New Cross Gate stations. We’re a spacious, modern nursery, with separate rooms and gardens for different age groups.

Children can try many different activities from science experiments to traditional cooking, world music, yoga, construction, sensory play and much more!

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