03 Feb, 2020

Room Leader

  • Little House Nursery
  • London, UK
Full time Senior Practitioner Team Leadership

Job Details

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
  • Christmas closure
  • 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
  • Pension scheme
  • Supportive management team - "Open Door Policy"
  • Uniform provided

This position is a full-time position and salary is dependent on experience and suitability of the successful candidate.

The INSERT NURSERY NAME  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring checks will be required.



  • 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
  • Empathetic, caring and friendly
  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude
  • Patient
  • Adept at dealing with stress
  • Proven supervisory and coaching experience



Room Leader,   Deputy Room Leader  

Setting Type

Private Day Nursery  

Recruiter Type

Direct Employer

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