Room Leader- South Bermondsey Nursery

Room Leader- South Bermondsey Nursery

  • Nursery: South Bermondsey
  • Closes: February 28, 2019
  • Qualification: Level 3 and above in relevant childcare qualification
  • Salary: £20,483.72 - £21,756.68
  • The London Early Years Foundation.

    We are looking for an Expert Room Leader to join our exceptional organisation.

    Are you a Qualified Nursery Practitioner with Leadership experience?

    Can you manage your team with passion and positivity?

    Are you looking for a new opportunity to develop your career?

    Do you hold a full and relevant childcare level 3 (or above) qualification?

    Are you looking for a setting with great transport links?



    We are seeking a dynamic and knowledgeable Room Leader to join our friendly team in South Bermondsey.

    The successful candidate will have strong leadership skills and be able to encourage enthusiasm in their team whilst maintaining a stimulating environment for the children.

    This is a great opportunity for progression and personal growth.

    A fantastic ‘Welcome Pack’ is available for the successful candidate with exciting incentives and amazing benefits and discounts!


    LEYF is the largest childcare social enterprise in the UK, we are a registered charity and not for profit organisation.

    Our mission is to ‘save the world one child at a time’, we do this through ensuring we provide quality education and care to children across London. We offer the highest number of free places to children from deprived backgrounds, believing that every child deserves the best start life.


    Our South Bermondsey nursery opened in 2006 and benefits form a large amount of space and large, bright rooms.

    Children share access to a secure, enclosed outdoor play area and experience high quality learning and real-life experiences.

    Working Hours

    Our South Bermondsey is open 08.00-18.00 All year round except bank holidays.

    You will be required to work on 8-hour shift patterns with other staff members depending on the nurseries requirements

    Role and Responsibilities not limited to:

    • Responsible for the day to day running of their designated room
    • To distribute staff and resources effectively, maintaining ratios while supporting other rooms
    • To lead the planning of age appropriate activities
    • Carry out observations, be a good role model and remain professional to staff, children always
    • Coaching/supporting staff


    • Level 3 or above in childcare or equivalent
    • 2 years in an Early Years setting
    • Experience in leadership is essential
    • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of EYFS
    • Observation and Assessment knowledge
    • Understanding the difference between safeguarding and child protection
    • Training/courses completed in management are desirable



    • 50% off of childcare
    • 7% pension contribution from employer
    • Up to 25 days annual leave + bank holiday + 3 days over Christmas
    • 10% off GLL gym membership


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