Baby Room Leader / Early Years Practictioner

Job Title: Baby Room Leader / Early Years Practictioner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Islington
Salary: 18.000-24.000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: AO - 138
Contact Name: Armandine Onyendje
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 27, 2018 10:17

Job Description

Outstanding nursery situated in Islington is looking for a Room Leader and an Early Years Practitioner to join their Baby room team. The nursery is operational for 49 weeks a year, and is open Monday to Friday from 08:00 - 18:00, closing for Easter, Christmas breaks and all Bank Holidays. The nursery caters for up to 40 children and provides childcare for children aged 0 to 5 years old.

The setting is open plan and provides ample opportunity for group work where children of all ages play and learn together. This allows them freedom to choose and time to discover their place in the world, as responsible, confident individuals who are well equipped for life. The setting has 2 separate rooms for babies and can have up to 9 each day, one room is a messy play area and the second room also has changing facilities.

The position will be working within their baby room to provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for all children in the setting. You will be responsible for 6/7 key children and you will ensure the children are developing in line with the EYFS curriculum and reaching their development milestones. The nursery are looking for someone who a lot of energy, patience and tolerance and a sense of fun.

Exciting benefits include

  • £18,000 - £24,000 per annum
  • 36 days holidays including Bank holidays
  • Dedicated support from the management team
  • Room for progression
  • Additional Early Years training
  • Pension scheme
  • Shift pattern alternating each week
  • Time out to complete all children’s paperwork
  • Ensuring all the children reach the highest potential throughout their development
  • Providing high quality care for children within setting
  • Building and maintaining  good relationships with children, parents and staffs
  • 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 in the room
  • Ensuring the children have a safe and stimulating environment
  • Attending parent and staff meetings
  • Carrying out nappy changes & potty training
  • Promoting babies physical development and encourage crawling and walking
  • Setting up for sensory play and tactile activities
  • Supporting babies during weaning process
  • Following the nurseries policies and procedure throughout the setting


All candidates must have:

  • An NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education or equivalent
  • Experience of working with 0-5 years olds
  • At least 1 years relevant experience within an Early Years setting
  • The ability to work well within a team
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS
  • Great communication skills both written and verbal
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Creativity and imagination.


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

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

** StaffBank is an Equal Opportunities Employer**