Why LEYF is a great place to work
Do the most important job in London
In our family of 38 award-winning London nurseries, we're changing the world, one child at a time.
For us, it's about the young minds we get to nurture, the big ambitions we get to inspire.
We have a range of roles, paid above the sector average, each with their own opportunities for career development. Whether you’ve just finished your Level 3 qualification, or you’ve years of experience and want to take your career to the next level, we think LEYF is the place for you.
Watch our film ‘The Most Important Job in London’ to find out why
As one of our Early Years Educators you’ll be part of a passionate team helping children learn and develop so they can be the best that they can be. You’ll work in a fun and caring environment, with the time and space to develop warm and loving relationships with the children in your care.
Our award-winning staff training and development programme will help you expand your skills and knowledge - opening up a career path designed to make at least 50% of our staff the next generation of LEYF leaders.
Within our network of more than 30 nurseries across London
we’ll aim to place you in the nursery that’s right for you - and give you the
space to grow and move around once you’re there.
You’ll enjoy higher-than-average pay and excellent benefits
- from generous annual leave and pension to great staff social events. Find out exactly how much you'll earn here .
You’ll be part of a growing social enterprise that gives free places to nearly half our families, so that children from disadvantaged backgrounds can access early years learning and care.
In short, we think you’ll love working with us. But don’t just take our word for it. Here’s what some of our staff have to say about working here .
Do you know any talented people who would like to join the LEYF family and help us change the world one child at a time? Refer them to us and you can earn up to £750!
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What our staff say about us
"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 " LEYF staff member (2014 staff survey)