Job Title: Early Years Educator
Location: 75 Amersham Rd, London SE14 6QQ
Salary: £21,000 - £22,000 per annum
Details: Full Time & Permanent
Based in the borough of Lewisham, New Cross Nursery & Pre-School which is a short walk from local bus routes and transport hubs offers a fun and exciting environment for children to enjoy and learn in. The rooms are split over 2 floors and is one of our larger settings they have a spacious garden which gives the children opportunities to expand on their outdoor learning. Working at New Cross means you will have fantastic resources and a spacious environment which so you can be very creative in activities.
We are recruiting friendly, creative, and passionate Early Years Educators on a full-time, permanent basis. As a LEYF Early Years Educator, you will have your own key children with who you will work closely with ensuring that the activities you are planning are inspiring their learning and encouraging their development. You will build close relationships with the children and their parents/ carers ensuring that routines are followed and that every day has something unique and fun in store for them.
Relevant childcare qualification at level 3 or above.
Strong knowledge of safeguarding, child protection and how this is monitored in a nursery setting.
At least 6 months experience working in an early year’s setting
To champion LEYF’s values and advocate our mission to save the world one child at a time.
To encourage a supportive team atmosphere and the ability to work together in a positive and compassionate way.
To continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspiring others.
To be dedicated in achieving the highest standard of education and care
Have a passion for making a difference in their communities.
A child centred approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate
We know it’s our people who make LEYF great and that’s why we value each staff member and offer:
£550 Joining Bonus!
50% off childcare
£550 Refer a friend bonus
Up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days over the Christmas period
Full access to LEYF Academy – minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.
10% GLL Gym discount
7% employer contribution towards pension
Salary increase after probation
Interest free Annual Season Ticket loan
Free life assurance
Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
“The London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required.”
£21,000 - £22,000 per annum
Nursery Practitioner, Senior Nursery Nurse, Senior Nursery Practitioner, Play Worker, Early Years Practitioner, Early Years Teacher
As well as offering high quality and affordable childcare, at LEYF we pride ourselves on being an exceptional place to pursue a career in childcare. Friendly and supportive, LEYF is a place where everyone works together to offer a first-class education for children and a welcoming environment for their families.