Work alongside the Manager, Deputy Manager and staff team to ensure that the nursery philosophy and ethos are fulfilled
Read, understand and adhere to all nursery policies relevant to your role as deemed appropriate by the Manger. Support team members to do the same and ensure all policies and procedures are understood and followed by your room practitioners.
To ensure high standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times and be responsible for the health and safety standards appropriate the needs of young children.
Ensure room risk checks and outdoor checks are conducted in line with nursery procedures.
To ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children regardless of any disabilities, family backgrounds or medical history
To be aware of the high profile of the nursery and ensure all staff uphold its standards at all times, both within work hours and outside.
Support all team members with the early identification and intervention for children with possible special needs and give physical, emotional, intellectual guidance as appropriate.
Undertake appropriate supervision meetings/processes for all members in your team in conjunction with the nursery management approach.
Feed into appraisals, target and nursery operations as deemed appropriate by the Manager
Attend nursery management meetings and feed appropriate information back to your teams
Support all staff to engage in good team working.
Support team members to seek out any training or support they may require to fulfil their roles and responsibilities
Support new team members through inductions in partnership with the Manager
Plan and create your room schedules for nappy changing, activities planning, break times etc. Actively participate in all those duties yourself showing a good example and being a role model
Liaise with and support parents and other family members. To develop and maintain strong partnerships and communications with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs
Liaise with the local authority and other professionals associated with the nursery
Planning and implementing Toddlers Room activities based on the Nursery curriculum, EYFS and Development Matters. Ensure that all activities have well-defined Intent, Implementation and positive Impact on children as well as meet the individual needs and interests of all children including those with SEN
Make sure all records of children’s development and learning journeys are created in a timely manner and with regards to the Nursery Policies. Ensure all records are written professionally by yourself and room practitioners and shared with parents, carers and other key adults in the child’s life
Ensure all record keeping is accurate and up-to-date within your designated area, including learning journeys of all children in your room, sleep charts, accident forms, daily record sheets and any other forms/records required for the child’s welfare, learning and development.
Undertake certain domestic jobs within the nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment and such other duties and responsibilities of equivalent nature as may be determined from time to time by the Manager
Washing and changing children as required including and not limited to nappy changing.
Create and implement potty training plans for younger children
£11 - £14 hourly rate
Nursery Nurse, Nursery Practitioner, Room Leader, Nursery Teacher, Early Years Practitioner, Early Years Teacher
Small family run nursery based on Canary Wharf is looking for new members of our fast growing and friendly team. We put a lot of attention to our staff wellbeing and work-life balance providing competitive pay and wellbeing package. If you want to feel as part of the supporting and respectful family, KidsLab is the right place for you.
Nursery operates 51 week per year and is closed between Christmas and New Year's Day, we are also closed on all England bank holidays.
Nursery accepts only children from 2 to 5 years old. There are two rooms: Toddlers (2-3 years old) and Preschool (3-4 years old). Each room has capacity for 12 children only.
Operating hours are: 8am to 6pm. Our usual shifts are: 8am to 2pm, 8am to 3.30pm, 9am to 6pm, 12pm to 6pm.