10 Apr, 2023

Nursery Preschool Room Leader - Ham

  • Katey's Nursery & Pre-School
  • Ham, Richmond, UK
Full time Qualified Practitioner Senior Management Senior Practitioner Team Leadership

Job Details

A small private nursery in Ham is looking for an exceptional, experienced, 'Pre-school Room Leader' to join our wonderful team!


  • Degree in Early Years / QTS (Preferred)
  • Minimum relevant Level 3 early years childcare qualification
  • Minimum 2 years childcare experience
  • Previous experience leading a class of up to 26 children aged between 3-5 years, and managing a team of up to 3 staff members
  • Knowledge of the EYFS

Qualities you must have:

  • Very strong communication skills with children, parents, Manager & staff
  • Competent computer skills (email, Office etc)
  • The ability to be a valuable part of a team
  • Experienced at implementing the EYFS in nursery settings
  • Ability to use your experience and professionalism to build on our good work
  • Insistence on high standards of care and education
  • Enthusiastic with a love for children and for developing their learning
  • Ability to share your ideas for planning and activities
  • Ability to make the room a wonderful place to be for the children-and staff

Main activities and responsibilities:

  • Working in partnership with and supporting the Nursery Manager and Deputy Nursery Manager to ensure the daily running and administration of the nursery, adhering to the Policies & Procedures of the company and compliance with the Children Act, Health and Safety legislation and within the guidelines of Ofsted and the National Standards.
  • Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery.
  • Supervising Nursery Nurses and Students and carrying out supervisory meetings where appropriate under the guidance of the Nursery Manager and Deputy Nursery Manager
  • Supporting the Nursery Manager /Deputy Nursery Manager/ and organising the planning of activities in the Pre-school classroom.
  • Liaising with the Nursery Manager/Deputy Nursery Manager in organising relevant staff, effective mentoring of junior staff, effective delegation and communication and promoting positive attitudes regarding the company.
  • Attending regular meetings with the Nursery Manager/ Deputy Nursery Manager/ and participating in staff meetings.
  • Care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs.
  • Assisting with staff inductions and helping new staff to fit into the nursery.
  • Providing a good role model for Nursery Nurses and Students.
  • Providing feedback to the Nursery Manger/ Deputy Nursery Manager on issues relating to the nursery day.
  • Addressing staff and parent queries.
  • Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records.
  • Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasion, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural or linguistic background; in particular, challenge situations where racism or discrimination is displayed.
  • Assisting the Nursery Manager and Deputy Nursery Manager participating in arranging regular children's outings.

What we offer:

* A fun and vibrant nursery with a strong leadership team
* On-going support and career development
* Up to £500 refer a friend bonus subject to probation period.
* Free onsite training
* Competitive pay/annual review
* Free uniform
* Family run
* Discounted childcare
* Meals provided

Located within a short walk from the following bus routes, 65, K5, 371

Postcode TW10 7RX


£28,000 - £31,590 Gross per annum


Room Leader

Setting Type

Private Day Nursery, Pre-School

Recruiter Type

Direct Employer

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