Camberwell Grove – Room Leader

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  • Full Time
  • SE5 8JU
  • Camberwell Grove
  • 36.25hrs p/w

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Hours: 36.25hrs p/w
  • Salary: £20,483.72 - £21,756.68
  • Qualification: Level 3 and above in Early Years Childcare or equivalent
  • Location: 195e Camberwell Grove Camberwell London SE5 8JU

Job Description

 

Title: ROOM LEADER

Location: CAMBERWELL GROVE, SOUTH LONDON

Hours: 36.25

Salary: £20,483.72 – £21,756.68

 We are looking for an Expert Room Leader to join our exceptional organisation.

  • Are you a Qualified Nursery Practitioner with Leadership experience?
  • Can you manage your team with passion and positivity?
  • Are you looking for a new opportunity to develop your career?
  • Do you hold a full and relevant childcare level 3 (or above) qualification?
  • Are you looking for a setting with great transport links?

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are seeking a dynamic and knowledgeable Room Leader to join our friendly team in our Camberwell Grove Nursery.

The successful candidate will have strong leadership skills and be able to encourage enthusiasm in their team whilst maintaining a stimulating environment for the children.

This is a great opportunity for progression and personal growth.

WHO ARE LEYF?

LEYF is the largest childcare social enterprise in the UK, we are a registered charity and not for profit organisation. Our mission is to ‘save the world one child at a time’, we do this through ensuring me provide quality education and care to children across London. We offer the highest number of free places to children from deprived backgrounds, we believe every child deserves the best to start life.

At LEYF, we have our own Pedagogy. By Pedagogy we mean leading to learn. The LEYF pedagogy is reflective if our social enterprise approach and you will be supported by our team to help you implement this.

The LEYF Pedagogy has seven dimensions, each one integral to the overall delivery of an outstanding service to children. They also incorporate all the statutory requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). However, the basis of our success is through the pedagogical leadership of professional, knowledgeable and sensitive LEYF staff.

  • LEADING FOR A CULTURE OF EXCELLENCE
  • SPIRAL CURRICULUM
  • ENABLING ENVIRONMENTS
  • HARMONIOUS RELATIONSHIPS
  • SAFE, FIT AND HEALTHY
  • HOME LEARNING
  • MULTI-GENERATIONAL APPROACH

 

OUR CAMBERWELL GROVE NURSERY

Our Camberwell nursery is located only minutes’ walk from Denmark hill station, their last Ofsted inspection them as ‘good’ and is held in high regard within the community.

The Camberwell Grove Nursery only joined our LEYF family 2018 and has since been refurbished to a high standard. The nursery benefits from large rooms and lots of space, most notably, a huge garden which surrounds the entire setting.

This is a delightful nursery boosting lots of space for our children to grow and develop.

WORKING HOURS

Our Camberwell Grove nursery is open 08.00 -18.00 All year round except bank holidays.

You will be required to work on shift patterns with other staff members depending on the nursery’s requirements

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES BUT NOT LIMITED TOO

  • Responsible for the day to day running of their designated room
  • To distribute staff and resources effectively, maintaining ratios while supporting other rooms
  • To lead the planning of age appropriate activities
  • Carry out observations, be a good role model and remain professional to staff, children always
  • Coaching/supporting staff

WHAT DO LEYF OFFER YOU?

As well as a caring and supportive organisation committed to your individual career journey, a permanent member of the LEYF family will also be entitled to:

  • 50% off child care across all our Nurseries
  • 7% employer contribution pension
  • 23 days’ annual leave plus bank holiday. We also gift our LEYF family 3 days over Christmas!
  • We offer additional discounts on Gym memberships.
  • Access to the LEYF academy with 7 days training throughout the year.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme EAP which provide 24 hours telephone support
  • Life Assurance
  • Social Events such as Summer BBQ, LEYF Awards and New Year’s Party

 

The London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required

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Job Requirements

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY?

  • Level 3 or above in childcare or equivalent
  • At least 2 years in an Early Years setting
  • Experience in leadership is essential
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of EYFS
  • Observation and Assessment knowledge
  • Understanding the difference between safeguarding and child protection
  • Training/courses completed in management are desirable

Working at Camberwell Grove

  • Spacious garden with gardening opportunities
  • Newly refurbished nursery
  • Warm welcoming staff team

Age Range: 0 - 5 years
OFSTED Rating: Awaiting Report

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Meet the Nursery Manager

I became the manager here at Camberwell Grove Nursery in 2019 and I love our nursery as it has a huge garden where we can do some gardening with the children. It’s also just had a refurbishment and looks brand new! The team here are really dedicated to ensuring we provide a fantastic learning experience for our children. I'd describe myself as adventurous and passionate and my proudest moments have been some of the great festival and events parties we have had, which have enabled us to bond more with our families. I believe that every child should have the opportunity to have the best life, to be happy and content within themselves and to be loved.

Naomi

Working at LEYF

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:

● Pay and conditions above the national average in the nursery sector
● A nurturing, fun and value-led working environment
● An award-winning staff training and development programme
● The opportunity to make a real difference to children’s lives

Location

Address: 195e Camberwell Grove Camberwell London SE5 8JU

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