Room Leader

£9.04 ph (Negotiable dep. on age/exp.) Full time All Year 31-08-2021 Level 3 childcare qualification
We have a child focused team who really care about the well-being and development of their key children and the people around them.

We are looking for a passionate and strong Room Leader who is looking to grow professionally into a managerial role within a company that focuses heavily on their people.

The candidate must be looking for a challenge and eager to grow and develop supporting the management team. The candidate must be able to lead and inspire the team for outstanding outcomes and be responsible for the daily care and development of children under 3 years of age.

What is your uniqueness? What makes you special? We will celebrate this and give you the opportunity to shine.

We expect all our Key Educators to be responsible for the following areas:
• bringing passion and expert knowledge to the nursery
• sharing this knowledge with the team
• putting your stamp on the daily routine including bespoke planning for individual child needs
• having an awareness of risks in the setting and your room to ensure a safe environment.
• using a creative approach to progress each child’s learning rate within the room, making sure you have full awareness of each child's individuality.
• feedback and communication with parents via our Tapestry online learning journal, face to face and at parent information evenings
• supporting management to ensure that tasks relating to day-to-day management of nursery are completed.
• support of more junior team members to ensure they are confident and understand their roles within the nursery.
• motivating and engaging team to ensure the best possible environment for children to learn.

If this sounds like you, please read on to see our benefits;
In return we offer you:
• A job within a vibrant and successful nursery in Drayton, Norwich
• Full induction with ongoing mentoring and support
• Continuous Professional Development Training programme
• A minimum starting salary with good annual salary reviews for continuous service
• 28-days holiday (including Bank holiday)
• 25% discounted childcare
• Performance based bonuses
• Employee pension scheme
• Excellent training opportunities, including paid CPD courses throughout the year.
• Access to the Twinkle and NDNA websites
• Access to NDNA and NCC e-learning
• Free tea, coffee, and health and wellbeing resources
• Partnering with likeminded and passionate experts in childcare

The nursery is open for 50 weeks a year from 7:30am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday.

• 10-hour shift working 4 days per week or 8-hour shift working 5 days per week.

COVID-19 considerations:
Masks when greeting parents, children entering from different doors, weekly Covid testing provided by us, daily fog sanitising, daily hired cleaner.

Work remotely:
• No

Childerwood Nursery is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we our staff to share this thesis.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and requires a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders which have been made against them. Successful candidates will be required to provide a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) and two suitable references.

If you feel you fit the above criteria and are passionate about working in a challenging role then call the office on 01603 865477 for further details including the Job Description and Person Specification, or to request an application form please email: [email protected]