Pre-School Room Leader

Job Title: Pre-School Room Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Croydon
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: CH - 579
Contact Name: Colette Harvey
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 04, 2019 16:03

Job Description

Are you an experienced Room Leader looking for a new challenge and live in the Croydon area? Salary £23,000 - £25,000 per annum depending on experience.

This well-established nursery situated in Croydon is looking for an experienced Pre-School Room Leader to join their team

 The role will include running a busy Pre-School room, leading and supporting the staff team in planning and implementing through the EYFS, monitoring children in their development and ensuring the room is run to a high standard. You will be a key person for a small group of children and ensuring that all children’s learning journals are up to date, be able to build positive partnerships with families and other professionals.

To be considered:

  • Either an NVQ Level 3 or Equivalent in Childcare and Education or higher.
  • Knowledge of the EYFS Curriculum
  • Knowledge of Ofsted and inspection Criteria.
  • Knowledge of the Statutory requirements, Childrens Act and British Vales
  • A strong understanding of child development
  • A passion for working with the under-fives
  • The ability to lead a team and mentor staff
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Be enthusiastic & energetic
  • Experience as a Room Leader or in a similar role
  • An understanding of all nursery duties
  • Strong partnership with Parents


Your role will include:

  • To be responsible for the day to day running of the Pre-school room
  • Monitor and reporting of staff performance with their key children folders and planning
  • Ensure implementation of the EYFS curriculum
  • Lead planning for the EYFS curriculum and maintain accurate and effective children’s records.
  • Support and develop good practice with regards to SEN and inclusion
  • To be motivated and able to motive staff and children.
  • To be able to work on your own initiative.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines and targets.
  • To work with external agencies to support children’s learning, behaviour and development.
  • Ensuring that children are cared for in a happy and safe environment
  • Providing high quality care for the children within the setting
  • Following the nurseries policies and procedures throughout the setting



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

**StaffBank is an Equal Opportunities Employer **

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