Room Leader – Colville Community Nursery

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  • Full Time
  • W11 2BQ
  • Colville
  • 40

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40
  • Salary: £11.06 - £11.40 per hour
  • Qualification: Level 3+ and above in Early Years Childcare
  • Location: 4/5 Colville Square,
    W11 2BQ

  • Bus Routes: 23, 70

Job Description

Our Colville nursery is based in the heart of Notting Hill in London, famous for the carnival and the ever- popular Portabella market.

They hold an ‘Ofsted’ Outstanding rating and are now looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Room leader to champion and role model high quality child-care practices. The role provides the opportunity to lead and motivate a team to ensure the children are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs.

Job Requirements

  •  A full and relevant child-care qualification at level 3 or above.
    At least 2 years’ experience in an Early Years setting and experience in leadership
    You must be able to proactively implement safeguarding and child protection policies and procedures
    You must be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the EYFS
    Be able to support the management team to meet all Ofsted requirements and to ensure that these are always maintained
    A positive and proactive attitude to work
    A team player who uses their own initiative and promotes best practice and continuous improvement

Working at Colville

• The Nursery consists of baby room, a toddler and a preschool room
• Total capacity of Nursery: 46
• Opening times: 8am – 6pm
• Proud of their ‘Forest School’ initiative as part of their ‘Safe, Fit and Healthy approach’

Age Range: Birth-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 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: 4/5 Colville Square,
W11 2BQ

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