Room Leader needed in Walthamstow

Job Title: Room Leader needed in Walthamstow
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Walthamstow
Salary: £18,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NL22
Contact Name: Hannah Lawrence
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 16, 2016 14:46

Job Description

A Private Day Nursery in the heart of Walthamstow is looking for a Pre-School Room Leader to join their team. The Nursery is operational 50 weeks of the year, Monday to Friday between the hours of 7.30am and 6.30pm and caters for up to 50 children aged 0 to five years.

The Nursery provides committed and stimulating learning experiences for all children who attend, ensuring each child is celebrated for their individuality. The setting consists of three spacious rooms, including a Baby Room, Toddler Room and a Pre-School Room with access to a large garden.

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 in line with the EYFS curriculum, as well as Key Worker responsibilities. The room caters for up to 10 children aged three to fove years and you will be responsible for overseeing all children’s records. You will be required to work 40 hours per on a flexible rota.

Exciting benefits include:

  • £18,000 per annum
  • 20 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Bonus structure
  • Parking available
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Free uniform
  • Excellent Transport links

Your role will include:

  • Ensuring daily routines are adhered to and records are kept up to date
  • Leading the Pre-School staff and ensuring a friendly, caring and relaxing environment is encouraged
  • Planning age-appropriate activities linked to the EYFS, ensuring that children reach their highest potential throughout their development
  • Encouraging 'School Readiness’, such as Reading, Writing and Fine Motor Skills to help children prepare for their next stages in life
  • Assisting and supporting the staff and students in your room
  • 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
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Sound knowledge of the EYFS
  • The ability to lead a team

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**