Pre-School Room Leader- Bessborough Nursery

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  • Full Time
  • SW1V 2JD
  • Bessborough
  • 40hrs p/w

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 6 days ago
  • Hours: 40hrs p/w
  • Salary: £11.27-£11.61
  • Qualification: Level 3 or above in Early Years Childcare or equivalent
  • Location: 1 Bessborough Street,
    SW1V 2JD
  • Bus Routes: C10, 360

Job Description

We are recruiting for an experienced room leader to join our management team at Bessborough and lead on providing high quality childcare in our pre-school room. To help continue to provide our Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ childcare, you will be expected to supervise the learning environment and be able to plan and organise activities in line with the EYFS whilst advising both experienced and new staff.

Job Requirements

  • Level 3 or above in Early Years Childcare or equivalent
  • To build and maintain strong partnership working with parents to enable children’s needs to be met.
  • To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care
  • Knowledge of legislation relevant to Early Years such as EYFS, SEN, safeguarding
  • Work flexibly (in relation to shifts, new ideas, etc.) and act as a role model for staff
  • To build strong, supportive and professional relationships with the team

Working at Bessborough

  • 1 Baby, 1 Toddler & 1 Pre-school room
  • 51 place setting
  • We have large spacious rooms across 1 floor that all leads out to a fantastic garden space
  • Opening times – 8am-6pm

Age Range: 0 to 5 years
OFSTED Rating: Outstanding


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.


Address: 1 Bessborough Street,

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