Baby Room Leader

Job Title: Baby Room Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southfields
Salary: £19,000 - £22,000
Start Date: September 2016
Reference: SL7
Contact Name: Holly
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 18, 2016 09:58

Job Description

Brand new Nursery situated in Southfields is looking for an experienced Baby Room Leader to join their growing team starting in September 2016. The setting is operational 51 weeks of the year, closed over the Christmas break. They are open Monday – Friday 07:45 – 18:30 and cater for up to 28 children aged between 9 months – 5 years.

The nursery is situated within a brand new purpose built building and also has access to its own enclosed garden. They have four large age based rooms each with brand new resources to help each child learn and develop to their full potential.

The position will be working with children aged 9 months to 2 years within the Baby Room and ensuring that the room is run to a high standard and assisting the other staff within the room. You will be responsible for up to 15 children within the room and will need to ensure that all folders and observations are completed and kept up to date.


Exciting benefits include:

  • £19,000 - £22,000 per annum
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Uniform provided
  • Excellent Transport links
  • On Site Parking
  • Dedicated support from the management team
  • Room for progression


Your role will include:

  • Ensuring all the children reach their highest potential throughout their development
  • Providing high quality care for the children within the setting
  • Building and maintaining good relationships with children and parents
  • Implementing the EYFS curriculum
  • Providing exciting activities for all the children
  • Completing observations, planning and any additional paperwork for your key children
  • Assisting and supporting other staff within the room
  • Discussing the children’s progress with their parents or guardians
  • Following the nurseries policies and procedures throughout the setting
  • Completing risk assessments within the room and the garden
  • Ensuring the children have a safe and stimulating environment
  • Attending parent and staff meetings
  • Supporting children with additional needs and IEP’s
  • Ensuring staff are keeping accurate and up to date records
  • Being an excellent role model to others in the room
  • Maintain a clean and tidy nursery and garden area and ensure books, toys and equipment are clean and in good order
  • Helping children at meal times and then tidy and clear away afterwards following each childs weaning plans in accordance with parents wishes
  • Exercising a general duty of care for work colleagues and to be responsible for ensuring a safe working environment
  • Working alongside the Manager and staff team to ensure that the vision, philosophy and objectives of the nursery are fulfilled


All candidates must have:

  • An NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education or equivalent
  • At least 1 years relevant experience within an Early Years setting
  • The ability to lead a small team
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS and how to implement this into planning and observations
  • Great communication skills both written and verbal
  • A positive can do attitude
  • A sound knowledge of how to develop and maintain strong partnerships with parent/carers
  • Previous experience as a Room Leader is desirable but not essential



If you feel you would like to be considered for the above position, get in contact today. You can either send your CV or call us, we do have a 24 hour on call facility should you wish to speak outside of your working hours.


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

**StaffBank is an Equal Opportunities Employer **

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