Room Leader - Early Years

Connaught Education
20 Mar 2017
19 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Lambeth, South London
Timetable: Full-time
Contract: Permanent contract
Start date: March 2017

Our client, an independent nursery and pre-prep is seeking to appoint a Room Leader on a full-time, permanent basis starting in March.

The school is a long established preschool situated in Lambeth. It is dedicated to providing the finest quality childcare and education for children aged from 3 months through to 5 years. Enthusiasm, good manners, independence and consideration for others are encouraged. Each child receives the individual attention he or she needs to develop new skills and interests and above all to discover that learning is an exciting and fun experience.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Room Leader to join our wonderful nursery.


*To support the Senior Management Team and team of staff in providing a high quality childcare provision.
*To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team within the setting.
*To lead, supervise and manage a team and activities and follow planning as required.
*To carry out peer observations and support the development of your team.
*Ensure that the balance between tasks and care for children is maintained.
*To take responsibility for observing, planning, tracking and evaluating the learning and development of key children and setting individual targets.
*Ensure that your team are also taking their responsibility for observing, planning, tracking and evaluating the learning and development of key children and setting individual targets.


*To comply with the setting's policy and procedures at all times, especially Equal Opportunities, Health & Safety, Safeguarding and Behaviour policy.
*Staff are expected to provide support for each other, cover during work absences, to share information and to contribute generally to the smooth running of the setting.
Practitioners' Essential qualifications
*A recognised qualification in childcare (equivalent to NVQ level 3 or above).
*Enhanced DBS disclosure.
*Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

To apply for this Room Leader position, please send your up-to-date CV to Francesca at Connaught Education: , including your full name, address and contact details. We will consider interested candidates at the earliest possible time, and aim to respond to your application within 48 hours. The school reserves the right to appoint before the advertisement deadline.

Connaught Education is a trading brand of Connaught Resourcing and operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. We are committed to supporting the welfare of children and young people. In support of current Safeguarding legislation we will carry out background checks and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures.