16 Jun, 2019
Early Years Room Leader Featured
Early Years Room Leader- 2-3 year old Room The Enchanted Wood Day Nursery opened in 2012 and is a purpose built nursery located on the site of The Deanes School in Thundersley. All of our employees are passionate about their role at the Nursery and are committed to ensuring that we provide a nurturing, inspirational, stimulating and secure environment for every child in our care. We are looking for an experienced, professional and dedicated Room Leader for our 2-3 year old Room, who share our values and are committed to maintaining our 'Outstanding' status. We are a flexible work place that offers flexible working arrangements and are happy to accommodate the needs of our employees, through offering various shift patterns. As well as, offer opportunities for further training and career progression throughout the Nursery. A brief summary of the job description The role of the Room Leader is to work as part of the management team to provide professional leadership and management to the early year’s practitioners within your base room and to ensure that all children receive the highest standards of care and education. What you have to achieve: High standards of care and education. Compliance of all regulatory requirements stated in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Positive working relationships with staff members, parents and carers. Fully supported Early Years Practitioners in their roles. For a full detailed Job Description please contact a member of the Management Team on 01268774242 extension 1 or 2. Level of Education/Training - GCSE in English and Maths grade C or above or an equivalent qualification - Minimum of a Level 3 Childcare Qualification from a recognised awarding body - Food Hygiene (Desirable) - Safeguarding Training (Desirable) - Paediatric First Aid (Desirable) Experience Needed - Experience in a Senior Role in a Nursery setting or Room Leader experience (Essential) - Experience of working with children 2-4 years (Essential) - Experience of working in a high quality setting e.g. Ofsted 'Outstanding' (Essential) - Experience and sound knowledge of the EYFS (Essential) - Experience in using and implementing Behaviour Management techniques (Essential) - Experience of using an online database to record the children's learning and development such as Tapestry (Desirable) - A working knowledge of the key person role (Essential) General Knowledge Required - An understanding of children's development and their needs - An awareness of Equality and Inclusion - An awareness of Health, Hygiene and Safety in the workplace - A willingness to self-improve and develop your childcare skills. Skills Required - Management skills such as staff mentoring and guidance, meeting deadlines and efficiently organised. - Ensure high quality childcare is provided at all times by nursery employees, ensuring the safety, security and well-being of all children registered with the nursery. - To promote an effective team environment and to promote best practice. - To promote continual personal development and learning amongst employees. - Ability to communicate effectively with adults and children. - Able to demonstrate reliability and initiative - Work in a professional attitude and manner - Demonstrates an enthusiastic approach to work - Flexible to cope with the changing needs of the nursery - The ability to work as part of a team, develop positive relationships with parents, children, colleagues and outside agencies. - Suitable to care for children (a DBS will be completed) - An effective role model for your colleagues - Trustworthy and honest to reflect the values of our Nursery Hours of Work The role is for 40 hours a week Monday to Friday, the hours of work will vary day to day as employees follow shift patterns to facilitate the Nursery opening hours of 7.30 to 6.30, for example 7.30 to 4.30, 8.00 to 5.00, 9.30 to 6.30 etc. Salary Employee salaries are based on experience and qualifications and are looked at on an individual basis within the pay scale stated. The pay scale for a full time Room Leader is between £18,000 and £21,000.
Enchanted Wood Day Nursery Benfleet, Essex, UK Full time