Nursery Practitioner (Baby Room) – The Bird in Bush Nursery

Nursery Practitioner (Baby Room) – The Bird in Bush Nursery

  • Nursery: The Bird in Bush Nursery
  • Closes: October 12, 2018
  • Qualification: Level 2/ 3 Childcare qualification & Up to 6 months or more Early Years Setting Experience
  • Salary: £16,578.44 - 19,548.68 including london weighting allowance
  • Website The London Early Years Foundation

    Be Inspired and Join LEYF today!

    London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is London’s largest childcare social enterprise. We have been caring and educating children and supporting families across London for over 100 years. Why? Because we are driven by the social mission to change the world one child at a time!

    About the setting:

    Our Bird in Bush Nursery joined the LEYF family in May 2014 and were rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in September 2014. Bird in Bush is a one story 55-place nursery for children aged 0-5 years old, comprising of 3 rooms with 2 outdoor spaces for our children and is open 55 weeks of the year. Located along Old Kent Road, in the heat of the local community in Peckham, our Bird in Bush nursery is easily accessible by local bus routes and the staff team are led by our nurturing and adventurous nursery manager and deputy nursery manager, who champion our unique LEYF Pedagogy.

    About the role:

    Our Bird in Bush Nursery is particularly looking for for inspiring early year practitioner with relevant experience of working within the baby room. Practitioners who are passionate about nurturing a child’s growth and development by using the world around them to bring to life exceptional learning experiences for the children.

    Requirement for the role:

    You need a full and relevant level 3 childcare qualification; this may include NNEB or equivalent. Experience of working within specifically the baby room (desirable). Past relevant experience working within an early years setting for at least 6 months or more is highly desirable.

    Working Hours and Travel Journey: Bus/Train/Tube Transport:
    • Location: 616 Old Kent Road, London, SE15 1JB
    • Bus Routes: 21, 53, 172, 453, N21, 177
    • Nearest Stations: South Bermondsey (National Rail), Queens Road Peckham
    • Nursery opening times: 8am – 6pm
    • Working week hours: 36.25

    Our LEYF team will support you to work per our unique LEYF Pedagogy whilst developing your skills and knowledge throughout your career with us.

    • You will have access to our excellent training and development programme where you will undertake at least four professional development days minimum per year.
    • 23 days’ annual leave plus an additional 3 days over Christmas.
    • 50% discount on childcare costs at one of our 38 London Nurseries.
    • 7% employer contribution pension.
    • Discounts with GLL gym memberships and EE contracts.
    LEYF Nurseries is the perfect opportunity to take the next step in your career – Click apply to join the London’s largest childcare social enterprise!

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