Room Leader

Job Title: Room Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Twickenham
Salary: £18 - 20,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WL4
Contact Name: Bethany Bradford
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 17, 2016 09:53

Job Description

Day Nursery in Twickenham are currently seeking a Room Leader to join their Toddler Room. The nursery is operational 51 weeks of the year, closed over the Christmas break and Bank Holidays. They are open Monday – Friday 08:00 – 18:00 and cater for up to 60 children aged between 3 months – 5 years.

The nursery is situated within a purpose built building and they aim to provide a wide range of opportunities for learning in a caring and stimulating environment. The setting is split over two floors with a large main playroom for the 3-5’s along with three separate rooms for the under 3 year olds. Children are encouraged to visit other rooms to build friendships and social development throughout all the age groups.

The position will be working with children aged 18 months - 2 years within the Toddler Room 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 5 key children and 3 other members of staff.

Exciting benefits include:

  • £18,000 - £20,000 per annum 
  • 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Uniform provided
  • Excellent Transport links
  • Lunch provided by the setting
  • Dedicated support from the management team

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
  • Managing staff effectively, ensuring ratios are maintained
  • Overseeing the professionalism of staff and students in the setting
  • Working closely with students and their supervisors, passing on your knowledge to them both practically and theoretically
  • Ensuring routines within the room are followed
  • Overseeing all children’s folders, making sure they are completed on time and to a high standard
  • Being an excellent role model for other staff members in the room

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
  • Great communication skills
  • 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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