Room Leader – Playhouse Community Nursery

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  • Full Time
  • SE14 6LU
  • Playhouse
  • 40 Hours

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 6 days ago
  • Hours: 40 Hours
  • Salary: £10.96-£11.30
  • Qualification: Full and relevant child care qualification at level 3 or above.
  • Location: The Moonshot Centre,
    London, SE14 6LU
  • Bus Routes: 177, 53, 225

Job Description

Our Playhouse Community Nursery is looking for a fun and dynamic room leader to demonstrate exceptional practice, whilst showing the ability to encourage enthusiasm and motivation in others. Our room leaders must inspire their team, becoming role models for our practitioners and instilling fantastic work ethic. As a Room Leader, you must be able to confidently manage the days to day running of the room smoothly and effectively.

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 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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