Senior Room Leader – Purley

Job title: Senior Room Leader – Purley
Location: South Croydon
Salary: £23-£24,000 per year
Start date: Immediate
Reference: LT011
Contact name: Lily Tyler
Contact email:
Published: 26 days ago

Job description

A Day Nursery situated in Purley requires a reliable, well experienced Senior Room Leader to join and assist in leading their team. The Nursery accommodates 67 children, operational Monday to Friday from 7:45am until 6:00pm, 51 weeks a year.


Your day-to-day activities will be the following;

  • Ensuring the children have a safe and stimulating environment

  • Completing Health and Safety checks on a daily basis

·         Ensuring the children reach their highest potential throughout their development and generally providing high quality care for the children within the setting

·         Building and maintaining good relationships with children and parents, attending parent and staff meetings, as well as undertaking appropriate supervision meetings/processes for all members in your team following with the Management approach

·         Implementing the EYFS curriculum, completing observations, planning and any additional paperwork

·         Supporting children with additional needs and IEP’s

·         Supporting the staff with their paperwork and planning for the children’s specific needs

·         Supervising staff and staff in training and maintain a proactive and professional team

·Ensuring all record keeping is accurate and up-to-date within your designated area, including learning journeys of all children in your room any other forms/records required for the child’s welfare, learning and development


Benefits of this role include;

·         Competitive salary of £23-£24,000 per annum

·         20 Days + Bank Holidays

·         Alternating shift patterns

·         Pension

·         Nearby parking

·         Immediate start!

A successful candidate must have the following;

  • A Childcare and Education qualification NVQ Level 3 or equivalent

  • Minimum of 1 years’ post-qualifying experience working with children aged 0-5 years

  • Excellent knowledge & practice of the EYFS Framework, OFSTED Early Years Inspection Requirements

  • Sound working knowledge of Two-Year Progress Check

  • Able to proficiently use IT systems; including working with databases, Microsoft office, email, internet

  • Excellent knowledge of Safeguarding and Welfare issues concerning children

  • Passion for working with babies and children

  • Enthusiastic attitude and sound knowledge towards child development for children aged 2-3 years

  • Good planning and organisational skills in order to manage a busy and varied workload

·         Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS, Ofsted & Safeguarding

·         Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

If you think that you fit this description of a bubbly, charismatic individual who possesses the right attributes for this amazing opportunity and wish to join this Day Nursery - please call us on 020 8686 0100.

** StaffBank is an Equal Opportunities Employer **

** This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Certificate and Early Years references **

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