Early Years Educator – Playhouse Community Nursery

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  • Full Time
  • SE14 6LU
  • Playhouse
  • 40hrs p/w

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 1 month ago
  • Hours: 40hrs p/w
  • Salary: £8.93- £10.19 per hour
  • Qualification: Level 2+ and above in Early Years Childcare
  • Location: The Moonshot Centre,
    London, SE14 6LU
  • Bus Routes: 177, 53, 225

Job Description

Our Playhouse nursery is located near New Cross station in Lewisham. The nursery comprises of four rooms each leading into their own separate garden area.

The nursery are looking for a fun and inspiring nursery practitioner to join their team.
The role will provide a perfect fit for an enthusiastic and hard-working person with a real passion for working in childcare to plan and deliver fun and inspiring learning experiences for the children.

Job Requirements

• A full and relevant child-care qualification at level 2 or above.

• Be able to demonstrate knowledge and practical experience of safeguarding in an early
years’ setting

• Be able to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the EYFS

• Share the same commitment and enthusiasm to providing high-quality childcare

• Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative

Working at Playhouse

• The Nursery consists of baby room, a toddler and a preschool room
• Total capacity of Nursery: 30
• Opening times: 8am – 6pm
• Bright spacious spaces that all lead to the garden area

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


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 childcare costs
• £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
• 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.


Address: The Moonshot Centre,
London, SE14 6LU

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