Early Years Educator – Bird In Bush Nursery

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  • Full Time
  • SE15 1JB
  • Bird in Bush
  • 40 hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 4 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Salary: £20,737.68 - £21,444.84
  • Qualification: Level 3 and above in Early Years Childcare or equivalent
  • Location: 616 Old Kent Road,
    London,
    SE15 1JB
  • Bus Routes: 21, 53, 172, 453, N21

Job Description

Our Bird in Bush Nursery joined the LEYF family in May 2014. Located along Old Kent Road, in the heat of the local community in Peckham, our Bird in Bush nursery is easily accessible by local bus routes. Our early years educators create inspiring and fun experiences for our children, creating a nurturing environment and encouraging bravery and curiosity in our children’s development. LEYF are advocates for high standards and creative teaching whilst maintaining professional attitudes and championing child-centred learning. Our early years educators excel in teamwork, supporting the nursery whilst it grows in to a truly fascinating setting for our children.

Job Requirements

  • Full and relevant child care qualification at level 3 or above.
  • Strong knowledge of safeguarding and child protection
  • Commit to 40hrs per week.
  • Experience working in an early year’s setting.
  • To champion LEYF’s values and advocate our mission to save the world one child at a time.
  • To continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspiring others.
  • Have a passion for making a difference in their communities.
  • A child centred approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate

Working at Bird in Bush

  • 1 Baby Room, 1 Toddler Room, 1 Preschool
  • 55 place Nursery
  • Opening Times: 7.30am-6.30pm
  • Over 2s garden comprises of a tool station, planting area, mud kitchen and enclosed climbing frame, tunnel, balancing beams.
  • The Old Kent Road will be under regeneration in the next few years to develop the Baker Loo line the station will be a stone’s throw from the nursery.

Age Range: 3 months - 5 years
OFSTED Rating: Outstanding

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Staff Benefits

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:
• Make a difference to the children who need it the most
• Pay and conditions above national average within the early years sector
• 50% off of childcare
• £750 refer a friend bonus
• Up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days over the Christmas period
• Full access to LEYF Academy – minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.
• 10% GLL Gym discount
• 7% employer contribution towards pension
• Guaranteed salary increases after probation
• Overtime pay
• Annual travel loan
• Free life assurance
• Access to our work life support services
• Flexible working
• Access to LEYF social events; New Year’s Awards ceremony, Annual Conference and Summer BBQ

Career Progression

At LEYF we aim to promote 50% of our leaders from within and nurture our staff to help them progress in their careers.

Each person who joins the LEYF family will work with their Manager to create a development plan. If you aspire to become a manager or you want to be the best you can be in your role, LEYF, using our coaching and mentoring approach, coupled with our famous LEYF Academy courses, will support your journey.

Location

Address: 616 Old Kent Road,
London,
SE15 1JB

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