Nursery Room Leader

Simple Recruitment (South West) Ltd
£17600 - £19000/annum
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client based in Bath seeks a Nursery Room Leader to join their team.

Job Title: Room Leader
Reports to: Nursery Manager
Line Manages: Team of Early Years Practitioners

Key responsibilities
* To lead the implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage ensuring that all children attending the setting are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which support all areas of learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum
* To meet requirements of Ofsted registration with relation to delivery of the Early Years Foundation stage curriculum and nursery education grant funding, special needs, child protection and Health and Safety and to ensure that company policies and procedures are adhered to.

Childcare and Education
* To act as room supervisor and to lead the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum.
* To provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children
* To lead curriculum planning and to ensure team maintain accurate and effective children's records.
* To be a key person for a group of children, taking responsibility for all aspects of children's safety, emotional well-being and learning and development
* To be responsible for completing curriculum planning and maintaining accurate and effective children's records for key group.
* To promote and facilitate partnership with parents/carers and other family members
* To support the development of good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion
* To work with the Manager, Deputy, Room leader and Senior team to continuously improve quality of childcare and education.
* To ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand and when necessary follow Child Protection Procedures.
* To ensure that the nutritional needs of the children are met and that Food Safety Regulations are complied with..
* To comply with the 'Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage', relevant legislation including the Children Act 1989 and 2004 and company policies and procedures at all times.
* To develop and maintain highly professional working relationships with advisory teachers, schools, area senco's and other agencies.
* To remain abreast of current developments in childcare and education policy and practice

Health and Safety
* To assist in maintaining the nursery buildings, resources and equipment to a high standard reporting maintenance or cleaning issues appropriately and promptly to the relevant department.
* To adhere to Health and Safety policies, to manage risk and ensure that any remedial action is taken immediately.

* To promote the nursery to current parents and potential customers
* To support the manager and staff during Ofsted Inspections and to assist in the implementation of any recommendations
* Contribute to and participate in team meetings/team activities, outside of working hours if necessary.
* To attend monthly staff meetings outside normal working hours

* To support and supervise Practitioners in their team and other staff in the nursery with their day to day duties
* To support and mentor staff and students

* To develop and promote parental partnership and involvement
* To ensure written communications, including observations and summary reports, of the team are of a satisfactory standard
* To use available technology, where available, to assist themselves and team members with written communications if needed.

* To undertake any other duties as reasonably requested by line management.
* To be responsible for continuing professional development, to attend training courses and to participate fully in own supervisions and appraisals

If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you please apply with your most up to date CV.

Simple Recruitment (South West) Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency where this vacancy is concerned