Nursery Nurse

Recruiter
LEYF London Early Years Foundation
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
From £18,137.60 to £18,761.60 per annum Including London weighting
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
03 Jan 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Type: Full time

Title: Nursery Teacher

Qualification: Level 3 child care

Salary: £18,137.60 - £18,761.60 per annum inc. London weighting

Are you an experienced Nursery Practitioner seeking a new role in Southwark? Do you want to work for a social enterprise who have an exceptional reputation in the sector? Is professional development important to you?

London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) Nurseries is London’s largest childcare social enterprise with over 100 years’ experience educating and caring for children across London. We are a not-for profit and give free places to nearly half of our families, so that children from all backgrounds can enjoy early years learning and care.At London Early Years Foundation, we celebrate the role of the LEYF Nursery Teacher, which means that instead of being referred to as a nursery practitioner –your role to teach children and lead them through their early learning is fully appreciated and recognised. You can watch a video of a typical day at a LEYF nursery by clicking this link - A Day in the Life Film

We are looking for experienced level 3 practitioners to join our Burgess Park Community Nursery team. Our Burgess Park nursery joined the LEYF family in November 2015. This nursery has been registered by Ofsted but is still awaiting assessment. Burgess Park is a 63-place nursery for children aged 0-5 years old, comprising of 3 rooms with an outdoor space for the children and is open 51 weeks of the year.

What do our staff say about working at Burgess Park?

‘The diversity within staff from different back grounds and journey that have lead the staff to the roles provided by Leyf is amazing to see because each person brings something to the role and is always trying to do better to help improve on themselves and the nursery.You can see the impact Leyf nurseries has on the children, the progress made and how child centred the learning environments are which are amazing for the children.’

What do you need to have to be considered for this position?

As a Nursery Practitioner, we would require you to have a full and relevant child care qualification at level 3 or above. We would require you to demonstrate your knowledge of the EYFS; including all 7 areas, and provide examples and evidence of your experience in working as a key worker to a group of children aged between 0-5 years old. You will also need to understand the difference between safeguarding and child protection and how this is monitored in a nursery setting. You will be required to update children’s’ learning journeys weekly with observations, assessments and activity plans. The LEYF team will support you to work per our LEYF Pedagogy whilst developing your skills and knowledge throughout your career with us. We are looking for a candidate who is a team worker, uses their initiative and is passionate about child care and development.

So, what benefits can LEYF offer you?

LEYF staff are paid some of the highest wages in the sector, you will be part of a group of 37 Nurseries with exceptional reputations across London who support each other. We have central office functions; HR, Recruitment, Finance, IT, Marketing, Customer Services – all who are there to help you run and develop your nursery to meet high quality standards.

As a permanent member of the LEYF family you will be entitled to 50% off child care, 7% employer contribution pension, 23 days’ annual leave plus an additional 3 days over Christmas! We also offer additional discounts on memberships and EE contracts.

Interested? Apply now!


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