Toddler Room Leader needed in Tunbridge Wells

Job Title: Toddler Room Leader needed in Tunbridge Wells
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £18,000+
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SL11
Contact Name: Holly
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 12, 2016 15:32

Job Description

Toddler Room Leader needed in Tunbridge Wells

“Outstanding” Nursery is looking for a full time Room Leader to join their expanding team of Early Years professionals in Tunbridge Wells, they are operational 50 weeks of the year, 07:00 – 19:00, Monday – Friday and cater for up to 60 children aged between 3 months – 5 years.

The setting is situated within in a barn conversion and is surrounded by a woodland area, this is utilised to benefit the children to teach them about nature.  Age groups are divided into four rooms which all have a free flow access to an enclosed garden.

You role as Room Leader will be based in within the 1-2 years room and your responsibilities will include managing a team of five along with 18 children, ensuring that standards are of a high calibre in relation to the curriculum and the fundamental aspects of the room. You with your team will be responsible for delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage with a special focus on the Prime Areas of Leaning and ensuring the children’s transition from Babies into Toddlers is as smooth as possible

Benefits include:

  • £18,000+ per annum dependant on experience
  • Compressed hours 4 days a week with one planned day off
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Uniform provided
  • Additional Early Years training available
  • On Site Parking
  • In house support from the management team
  • Room for progression  


Your role will include:

  • Ensuring all the children reach their highest potential throughout their development
  • 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
  • Building and maintaining good relationships with children and parents
  • Providing educational activities for all the children
  • Exercising a general duty of care for work colleagues and to be responsible for ensuring a safe working environment
  • Working alongside the Manager and staff team to ensure that the vision, philosophy and objectives of the nursery are fulfilled
  • Being an excellent role model to other members of staff
  • 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


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  desire to lead a team
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the EYFS
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal


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 **