Room Leader

Job Title: Room Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Addlestone
Salary: £18000-£20000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WL15
Contact Name: Marianne Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 16, 2016 13:37

Job Description

Nursery situated in Addlestone is looking for a Room Leader to join their Toddler Room. The nursery is operational 51 weeks of the year, closed over the Christmas break. They are open Monday – Friday 7:30 – 18:30 and cater for 72 children aged between 3 months – 5 years old.

The nursery is situated within a converted building a short walk from Addlestone Station. It has three separate rooms one for each age group as well as a sensory room to develop their taste, sound and touch and soft play room allowing the children to challenge themselves by climbing, balancing and moving in different ways. There is a secure outdoor area which has a wide range of equipment to develop their physical skills and provides a stimulating environment to enhance all aspects of learning.

The position will be working with children aged 2-3 years old within the Toddler Room ensuring that the room is run to a high standard, leading the team, enabling them to observe the children to the best of their ability. You will be responsible for 4 key children and be in charge of ensuring the children have a safe and stimulating environment.

Exciting benefits include:

  • £18,000 - £20,000 per annum
  • Attendance bonus each month
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Additional 1 day holiday per year of service up to 5 days
  • Uniform provided
  • Good Transport links nearby
  • 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 of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for all the children
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with children and parents
  • Supporting staff and engage in a positive staff team.
  • Liaise with Manager/Deputy regarding the children
  • Implementing the EYFS curriculum
  • Providing exciting activities for all the children
  • Completing observations, planning and any additional paperwork for your key children
  • 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, garden and on trips
  • Attending and contributing in parent and staff meetings
  • Supporting children with additional needs and IEP’s
  • Potty training and developing children’s hand eye coordination

 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 large team
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS
  • Great communication skills


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

**StaffBank is an Equal Opportunities Employer **


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