Preschool Room leader – South Bermondsey

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  • Full Time
  • SE16 3PN
  • South Bermondsey
  • 40 hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 4 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Salary: £11.06 – £11.40 per hour
  • Qualification: Level 3 and above in Early Years Childcare or equivalent
  • Location: Tenda Road,
    London,
    SE16 3PN
  • Bus Routes: 1, 381, P12

Job Description

South Bermondsey is a beautiful setting looking for an ambitious and meticulous Room Leader for the preschool room. Joining the LEYF Family in 2016, South Bermondsey has been popular with the community’s families, providing a secure and stimulating environment that engages our children and extends their learning. Our new Room leader must be able to confidently manage the day to day running of the room smoothly, whilst encouraging their team to motivate learning and positively managing the children’s well-being. South Bermondsey Nursery champion meaningful Observations and would expect the room Leaders to support their team in producing effective reports.

Job Requirements

  • Full and relevant child care qualification at level 3 or above.
  • Strong knowledge of safeguarding and child protection
  • experience working in an early year’s setting and specific experience with Baby room.
  • To be a confident leader, articulating your ideas and using planning and preparation to ensure their success.
  • To distribute staff and resources effectively, maintaining ratios whilst supporting other rooms.
  • 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 South Bermondsey

  • 2x baby rooms, 2 x toddler rooms, 2 x preschool rooms.
  • 96 Place nursery
  • Opening Times: 8am – 6pm
  • Large shared access to a secure, enclosed outdoor play area with access from each room.
  • An incredible building with large rooms and lots of light and space.

Age Range: 0 - 5years
OFSTED Rating: Good

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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: Tenda Road,
London,
SE16 3PN

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