Staff Testimonials


What our staff say


We pride ourselves on what our staff says about working at LEYF and regularly carry out staff engagement surveys to ensure we’re providing the best possible working environment.

  • "I have worked for LEYF for nearly two years now and I love it. They are like a family and treat staff fantastically and have the upmost standards."


  • "The best thing about working for LEYF is the support you receive and the opportunities to further develop your skills and knowledge."

    Staff Member

  • "Despite the large size of the organisation, all staff are treated fairly – I’ve been able to talk to people at the top of the organisation and feel that my input is genuinely appreciated."


    Queensborough Community Nursery

  • "Our ideals are around families and children, not about making money. You feel valued as a staff member and there is a lot of opportunity for development and progression here "

    Staff Member

  • "LEYF have given me so many opportunities to train and learn."


    Queens Park Nursery

  • "What would I change about working for LEYF? Nothing, nothing and nothing"

    Staff Member

  • "What struck me about LEYF was the immense opportunities for growth. Training has consistently been available which has really helped enhance my skill set."


    Queensborough Community Nursery

  • "The fact that the CEO remembered my name and acknowledged my progress is what makes LEYF different from other nursery services. "


    Henry Fawcett Nursery

  • "LEYF isn't about profit margins it’s about providing a positive social impact."


  • "I know that LEYF is the company to give me a better future "


    LEYF Apprentice

  • "The best thing about working for LEYF is making a valuable social impact for London's children. Every decision we make is child centred and we are given the freedom to be creative and brave "

    Staff Member

  • "I love having a sense of belonging to something great and being part of a growing family. I also admire that LEYF is child focused and genuinely improves children’s lives"

    Staff Member

    2014 Survey

  • "I feel a sense of job satisfaction that I know I wouldn't achieve anywhere else."


  • "I love that LEYF staff are encouraged to think outside the box."


    Furze Nursery

  • "I feel as though my input and contributions are ackowledged and valued. I am also given opportunities to build on my knowledge and expertise"

    Staff Member

  • "LEYF stands up for all children and strives to provide better opportunities for the children in our care. We are always willing to try new things and make a difference to families in London"

    Staff Member

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