Little House Nursery is looking for a Room Leader to join our friendly and happy team. The successful candidate will have at least a Level 3, full and relevant qualification or equivalent in childcare, and have at least 2 years’ post qualification experience of working in a day nursery. A thorough understanding and knowledge of legislation including the Early Years Foundation Stage is essential. The successful candidate will have an enthusiastic and positive attitude along with excellent communication and written skills, and the ability to build strong, supportive relationships with children, parents and staff. They must also be patient, empathetic, caring and friendly, and adept at dealing with stress, with proven supervisory and coaching experience.
Little House Nursery is focused on providing outstanding provision to the children in our care, and building the best team of staff to do so. Our family approach means that our staff team are friendly and sociable, as we believe that happy staff create the best environment for children to learn and grow. Are you passionate about contributing to children's formative years? Do you want to be part of a team which will give you opportunities to advance your career in childcare? If so, then Little House Nursery is the place for you, and in return for your commitment we can offer you:
Excellent base salary
Reward and recognition bonus scheme – potential £1,000 termly bonus
Funded training courses and studies
Paid time for parents' evenings and staff meetings/key persons meetings
Career progression and promotion opportunities
Enhanced DBS check and Capita annual renewal service paid for
Employee of the Month
Staff discount for childcare
Supportive management team - "Open Door Policy"
This position is a full-time position and salary is dependent on experience and suitability of the successful candidate.
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Level 3 (or above) full and relevant Childcare Qualification
Minimum 2 years’ post qualification
Relevant childcare qualifications in accordance with OFSTED guidelines
Thorough understanding and knowledge of legislation including EYFS
Little House Nursery is a private day care nursery situated in a converted house, on the corner of Revelstoke Road and Durnsford Avenue. We are conveniently located between Wimbledon Park and Southfields tube stations for commuters into Central London, and for local residents.
We are open full-time from 8:00am – 7:00pm caring for children from 3 months to 5 years.
Our philosophy is that every child we care for deserves a calm, caring, safe and stimulating environment in which to learn.
We adhere to the strict standards set by Ofsted working within the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) curriculum.