Early Years Educator – Brixton Community Nursery

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  • Full Time
  • SW9 8QQ
  • Brixton
  • 40 Hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 5 days ago
  • Hours: 40 Hours per week
  • Salary: £9.97 - £10.31 per hour
  • Qualification: Level 3+ and above in Early Years Childcare
  • Location: 27 Brixton Station Road,
    London,
    SW9 8QQ
  • Bus Routes: 2, 3, 159

Job Description

Our Brixton community nursery shares its premises with the Brixton Recreational Centre. We have a baby, toddler and preschool room and a unique outdoor balcony. The gym allows our children to use the swimming pool, soft play area and studio rooms for them to do exciting physical activities.

We are looking for Early Years Practitioners who can create inspiring and fun experiences for our children within a nurturing environment as well as 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 Teachers 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, child protection and how this is monitored in a nursery setting.
  • At least 6 months experience working in an early year’s setting
  • Be able to encourage a supportive team atmosphere and have the ability to work together in a positive and compassionate way.
  • To continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspiring others.
  • To be dedicated in achieving the highest standard of education and care
  • 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 Brixton

  • The Nursery consists of a baby, toddler and preschool room

    Total capacity of Nursery: 40

    Regular excursions that involve the local community

    Opening times: 8am – 6pm

Age Range: 0 - 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 increase 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: 27 Brixton Station Road,
London,
SW9 8QQ

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