We are recruiting for passionate and dedicated full time Room Leader at Westfields Day Nursery in Cheltenham.
Children are at the heart of our approach in everything that we do and aspire to. One of our ethos statements is “We have the courage to put children before anything else”, and this truly sets the tone for how we value the children that we care for. As a practitioner you will be supported to work within ‘The Curiosity Approach’ helping children to gain confidence, encourage curiosity and prepare them for a life and love of learning.
Room Leader – Key Responsibilities
Act as Room Leader and to implement the EYFS curriculum.
Lead planning for the EYFS curriculum and maintain accurate children’s records.
Assume deputy responsibilities in the absence of the deputy manager if required to do so.
Support, mentor and supervise room staff in their day-to-day duties and monitor their paperwork including planning and learning journeys on a regular basis.
Provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.
Remain up-to-date with current developments in childcare and education policies and practices.
Ensure that the nutritional needs of the children are met and that Food Safety Regulations are complied with.
Room Leader – Qualifications & Experience
You must hold a minimum L3 childcare qualification with a passion to upskill further
Preferable Room Leader experience
Be a positive role model to our children and your team
The desire to work for an organisation that respects individuality and creativity
Looking to join a large group that maintains an independent feel
Have strong EYFS knowledge
What we can offer YOU!
A friendly and supportive team & Nursery Manager
Opportunities for professional development and training –3 CPD courses per year
Online Learning Journals with eyLog and paperless planning
A competitive salary, free uniform, separate staff areas and discounted childcare from day one
1 week closure over Christmas
New starter bonus £1,000 (as per T&Cs)
Unlimited Refer a friend up to £1,000 (as per T&Cs)
If you feel you have what it takes to be considered for this role, please get in touch today!
We are passionate about putting the children in our care first. When All About Children was established in 2010, we started out with the belief that nothing was more important than delivering outstanding outcomes for children, and we want to work with people who share this belief too.
We would describe ourselves as friendly, open, transparent and informal. We strongly believe in empowering people to do their jobs to the best of their ability by ensuring that they have the right tools and support to achieve this. In line with this, we are proud to say that all of our nurseries are exceptionally well equipped and we have worked hard to create exciting environments to stimulate the children in our care.
In addition to this, we invest heavily in both training opportunities and supporting our colleagues’ aspirations so that each member of our team can fulfil their unique potential with our encouragement and guidance.
At All About Children, our work ethic is high and we expect commitment and demand passion and enthusiasm from all of our colleagues. We want to work with people who have excellent communication skills, are hardworking and confident, and who will bring love, care, professionalism, and a ‘sunny’ personality into the lives of all of the children in our care.