Room Leader - Babies

Job Title: Room Leader - Babies
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wandsworth
Salary: £19,500 - £22,000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SB11
Contact Name: Christine Brannagan
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 28, 2017 16:56

Job Description

Room Leader – Babies – Wandsworth

A Nursery situated in the Wandsworth area are looking for an experienced Room Leader for their Baby Room. The setting is operational 51 weeks of the year Monday – Friday 07:00 to 19:00 and caters for up to 96 children aged 3 months to 5 years.

As a Room Leader you will be responsible for up to 12 children and 3 staff members. The role will include Key Worker responsibilities where you will have your own key children, you will ensure you are working in line with the EYFS Standards and providing stimulating activities. The successful candidate will be a positive and supportive Room Leader to all staff, children and parents. You will also be expected to work 40 hours a week over 5 days on a flexible rotational shift between 7:00 to 19:00.

You will need:

  • A minimum NVQ Level 3 childcare qualification or equivalent
  • Previous Room Leader experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A minimum of  1 years experience with babies
  • Sound understanding of the EYFS and Nursery Policies and Procedures  
  • Effective leadership skills

Your responsibilities include:

  • Being a supportive, friendly and caring Room Leader who can provide a stimulating environment for all babies in your care
  • Having the ability to lead a room positively and efficiently
  • To assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures to monitor and record child development
  • To produce accurate observations in order to track children’s progress
  • Building and maintaining good quality relationships with parents and carers
  • Attending staff and parent meetings
  • Maintaining a safe and secure environment throughout the nursery
  • Ensuring hygiene standards are enforced at all times
  • To ensure staff are given time to complete children’s development records and observations
  • To help develop social skills during meal times
  • Planning age appropriate activities linked to the EYFS Standard

Benefits include:

  • £19,500 – 22,000 per annum
  • 28 days holiday including Bank Holidays
  • Full Induction and on-going training
  • Excellent transport links
  • Time out to complete planning and observations

If you are interested in the above position please contact us today!

All positions are subject to Early Years Reference Checks and an Enhanced DBS Check.

StaffBank is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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