Pre-School Leader

Job Title: Pre-School Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Clapton
Salary: £18,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NL8
Contact Name: Hannah Lawrence
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 17, 2016 11:08

Job Description

A vibrant and welcoming Private Day Nursery in Clapton is looking for a Pre-School Room Leader to join their team. The Nursery is operational 52 weeks of the year closing over the Easter and Christmas breaks. They are open Monday to Friday between the hours of 8.00am to 6.00pm and cater for up to 32 children aged 0 to 5 years.

The Nursery prides itself in providing exceptional care to all children who attend, ensuring they get the possible start in life. The setting consists of three spacious rooms, including a Baby Room, Toddler Room and a Pre-School Room with access to a large garden and a dedicated staffroom.

The position of Pre-School Room Leader involves managing a small team of Practitioners to ensure a high standard of care and education is delivered and in line with the EYFS curriculum, as well as Key Worker responsibilities. The room caters for up to 8 children aged 3 to 5 years and you will be responsible for overseeing all children’s records.

Exciting benefits include:

  • £18,000 per annum 
  • 20 days holiday & Bank Holidays
  • Parking available
  • Access to mandatory training courses
  • Free uniform
  • Excellent Transport links
  • Time out to complete children’s records

Your role will include:

  • Leading the Pre-School staff and ensuring a friendly, caring and relaxing environment is encouraged
  • Ensuring daily routines are adhered to and records are kept up to date
  • Planning age-appropriate activities linked to the EYFS and ensuring ‘School Readiness’, such as Reading, Writing and Fine Motor Skills to help children prepare for their next stages in life
  • Following the Nurseries policies and procedures throughout the setting
  • Completing risk assessments within the room and the garden
  • Ensuring hygiene standards are enforced at all times
  • Attending parent and staff meetings as and when required

All candidates must have:

  • A NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education or equivalent
  • Previous Room Leader experience
  • Sound knowledge of the EYFS
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • The ability to lead a team

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

 **StaffBank is an Equal Opportunities Employer**






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