Job Title: Early Years Practitioner
Location: 121 Marsham Street, SW1P 4LX.
SALARY: £18,899.72 – £19,536.20
Application Deadline : 30/04/2019
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Our Marsham Street Community Nursery is seeking passionate Level 3 Qualified Full Time Practitioners to provide inspiring and fun care for our children whilst creating a nurturing environment and encouraging bravery and curiosity in our children’s development.
WHO ARE LEYF?
London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) Nurseries is London’s largest childcare social enterprise with over 100 years’ experience educating and caring for children across London. We are a not-for profit organisation and give free places to nearly half of our families, so that children from all backgrounds can enjoy early years learning and care.
OUR MARSHAM STREET COMMUNITY NURSERY
Our Marsham Street Community Nursery holds an Outstanding from Ofsted and focuses on strong parental relationships, high quality care and excellent development potential for their children.
The nursery manager is our chair of Men in children care and is extremely proud that Marsham street is an eco-nursery school. We have two deputy managers and a room leader that all started as nursery practitioners with us at Marsham Street.
The Nursery has two baby rooms, one on the ground floor leading out to the garden and one of the 3rd floor leading out to the rooftop garden. Our toddler and pre-schoolers share the same floor but are divided into two separate rooms.
We take our pre-school children on outings twice a day and we take our babies and toddlers on outings 2-3 times a week, we are very popular in our local community!
TRAVEL AND LOCATION
Bus stops located only minutes from the Nursery:
BUS ROUTES: C10, 36, 24, 2, 436, 185
Train Stations locations within 15 minutes’ walk from the Nursery:
Pimlico: 8-minute walk
St James’s Park: 11 Minute walk
Westminster: 14-minute walk
Marsham Street is open 08.00-18.00 All year round except bank holidays.
You will be required to work on 7.25-hour shift patterns with other staff members depending on the nurseries requirements
As a permanent member of the LEYF family you will be entitled to:
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
Age Range: 0 - 5 years
OFSTED Rating: Outstanding
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
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.