05 Nov, 2023

Room Leader - Manchester

  • Caterpillar Careers
  • Manchester, UK
Full time Senior Practitioner Team Leadership

Job Details

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Early Years Room Leader looking for a new opportunity to excel and develop in a new role. As Room Leader you will play a crucial role in creating a nurturing and stimulating environment for our little ones.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Imagination maestro: Your wand will be busy planning, orchestrating, and casting a creative spell over our curriculum. Collaborating with fellow wizards and sorceresses, you'll conjure up a magical Early Years Foundation Stage experience that's as playful as it is educational.
  • Discovery explorer: With your trusty magnifying glass, you'll unveil the secrets of each child's unique development. Your assessments will be like treasure maps, guiding us to tailor our enchanting activities to each child's individual growth.
  • Settling sorcerer: In the realm of transition, you'll be the guide who helps our young adventurers find their place. Your soothing presence will transform settling in visits and room transitions into grand adventures that little hearts will remember.
  • Mentor: A mentor and guide, you'll sprinkle your wisdom over our team, nurturing their professional development. With you as their guide, they'll journey to new heights of knowledge and skill.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must be Childcare Level 3 qualified (Essential)
  • Good knowledge of EYFS (Essential)
  • Good knowledge of safeguarding (Essential)
  • Minimum 1 year room leader experience (Desirable)
  • Minimum 2 years' leadership experience (Desirable)

Skills and Attributes:

  • Passion for working with children and a genuine interest in their development
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Patience, creativity, and adaptability


  • Competitive salary within the industry range from £10,982 - £22,048

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV and a cover letter to opportunities@caterpillar-careers.co.uk or call 0330 118 0002 for an informal chat. Please include "Early Years Room Leader Application" in the subject line.

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