Room Leader

Room Leader

  • Nursery: Pembury Community Nursery
  • Closes: February 28, 2018
  • Qualification: 3 or above
  • Salary: 20,275 - 21,548
  • Website leyfonline London Early Years Foundation

    The UK's largest childcare social enterprise

    Room Leader

    Location – Pembury, Hackney (London)

    £20,275 – £21,548

    Are you an expert in your room, looking for a new opportunity in an Ofsted “Outstanding” nursery?

    About us:

    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 me provide quality education and care to children across London. We offer the highest number of free places to children form deprived backgrounds, we believe every child deserves the best start life.

    Just a 5 minute walk from Hackney Downs station, our Ofsted “Outstanding” Pembury Nursery operates Monday – Friday 8am-6pm, providing high quality childcare for 3 months – 5 year olds.

    Our approach to enabling the children’s learning and development is unique to each room. The baby room is equipped with wooden furniture, heuristic spaces and play involving senses, textures such as wet sand and most importantly, activities that incorporate the children’s interests.

    We are seeking a kind and knowledgeable Room Leader to join our friendly team in Hackney. This is a great opportunity for progression and personal growth including leadership and creativity.

    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 Baby room 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

    In return for your skill set, you will be rewarded with the following:

    • 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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