Nursery Nurse Room Leader

Recruiter
Bridge Recruitment
Location
West Lutton
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently looking for an Inspirational, enthusiastic Nursery Nurse to be a room leader at one of our Award winning settings.

* York Press Employer of the Year 2016

* NDNA 2016 Best Nursery in the North

* NMT 2016 Green Nursery of the Year

* Little Vikings 2016 Best Nursery in York

Job Purpose

  • Lead a Room Team.
  • Safeguarding children, ensuring excellent education and childcare
  • Maintain a safe, secure and caring environment.
  • Take a leading role in the development & monitoring of high quality learning and teaching.
  • Take an active role within the Nursery Leadership Team.
  • Go the extra mile in delivering the Nursery's vision.
  • Responsible for the room’s staff team, as well as students and volunteers in the room.

Duties

  • To lead the Room team, in providing a friendly, caring and stimulating environment in order to encourage and develop children in our care
  • To work within and support the Nursery Leadership Team
  • To supervise staff, student and voluntary workers. Maintaining a pro-active and professional team.
  • To ensure all daily routines are adhered to and records kept up-to-date
  • To support the Deputy Manager in maintaining staff levels
  • To oversee the planning and implementation of activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework
  • To ensure children get the best start in life by leading a team who work in close partnership with parents/carers to develop independence, confidence and self-esteem. Building the children’s resilience and well-being.
  • To facilitate staff development by encouraging and supporting members of your team and conducting regular supervisions.
  • To supply the Management Team with information to support the appraisal process
  • To work closely with multi-agency professionals as needed to support individual children
  • To communicate with parents and external contacts in a professional, concise and polite manner.
  • To oversee an effective key-person system.
  • To liaise with the Transition Co-Ordinator and other Room Leaders to provide a smooth transition for children when moving rooms, onto school or to another setting.
  • To ensure both you and your teams specific duties regarding Health & Safety and Fire Procedures are understood and actioned
  • To attend Nursery Leadership Meetings.
  • To organise and oversee Room Planning meetings with your team To oversee and organise Parent Evening appointments.
  • To attend and take an active role in Whole Nursery Staff Meetings & Nursery Events.
  • To keep informed of current Early Years issues.
  • To be proactive in the continuation of your own learning to improve the outcomes for children and their families.
  • To support The Management Team with opening and closing procedures of the nursery.
  • To carry out any adhoc projects or duties as requested by the Management Team.
  • To take reasonable care of yourself and others ensuring compliance with our Health & Safety Policy.
  • To comply yourself and ensure compliance of your team to the Nursery Policies and Procedures.
  • To act as an example of the Nursery Staff Uniform Dress Code and ensure that your staff team adheres to it.