Early Years Practitioner / Room Supervisor, Forest Hill

Tigerlily Recruitment Ltd
South East London, London
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

**Early Years Practitioner / Room Supervisor, Forest Hill**

Salary: Up to £18,500

The Room Supervisor reports to the Nursery Manager in the first instance

The room supervisor leads and manages a room within the nursery and must be able to work with a team to provide high quality learning opportunities and care for the children in that room, based on the needs and interests of those children

Lead the promotion of health, safety and well being of the children in the room

Be a key person carrying out all related responsibilities in building relationships with a small group of children and their families

To be able to provide first line supervision to the staff within the room.

Duties and Responsibilities;
Respond appropriately to any issues requiring confidentiality
Maintain and review accurate and effective children’s records
Demonstrate and lead good practice with the team and ensure compliance with the EYFS framework
Deploy staff effectively to maintain staffing ratios in accordance with statutory regulations

Attend and encourage team to attend training sessions and staff meetings necessary for continuing professional development
Lead and promote parent partnership
Work with the team and support the manager to achieve a "good" or better Ofsted outcome
Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records
Liaise with parents and staff to ensure smooth transition process
Practice and role model positive behavior management techniques

A full and relevant level 3 qualification
First Aid
A recognised up to date 12 hour pediatric first aid certificate


Observation and planning
Recognise the importance of observation and be able to organise staff to enable effective observations and plans to happen
Curriculum Framework
Good knowledge of the EYFS
Safeguarding/child protection issue
A thorough understanding of child protection and how to apply safe guarding procedures
Equality and diversity
Understand the importance of ensuring equality and diversity in a nursery setting
Understand and support children’s transitions
Managing self-Ability to self-manage, be flexible, adaptable and embrace new ways of doing things
Understand issues of confidentiality and its importance in the early years setting

Be flexible and prepared to help in other areas of the nursery, with domestic duties, or duties which may be reasonably required of you, as identified by the Nursery Manager