Nursery Team Leader

Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment
Essex, UK
08 Oct 2019
17 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Team Leader required ASAP - Colchester

I am currently working with a nursery in the Colchester, Essex area, which is part of a fantastic nursery group. The nursery is looking to appoint a Team Leader, on a permanent basis, to start as soon as possible. The role of the Team Leader is to work as part of the management team to provide professional leadership and management to the playroom staff and to ensure that all children receive the highest standards of care and education. To be considered for the role, you will hold a full and relevant qualification in Early Years at Level 3 or above, understand and ensure the requirements of the EYFS and Ofsted are met and ideally have experience working in a busy nursery setting.

The nursery is located in Hythe Quay, and it cares for children in bright, spacious rooms, offering a wide and exciting range of learning experiences, provided for by knowledgeable staff. Fantastic indoor and outdoor environments with resources that are age appropriate supporting children's learning and development. The Nursery group work in partnership with parents to encourage, support and extend children's progression.

* Their nursery has 6 spacious playrooms which are stocked with a wide range of learning and educational resources.

* Each playroom has its own age specific garden areas, providing plenty of room for exploration whatever the weather.

* Their state-of-the-art sensory room provides a quiet, calm environment for children to investigate and discover.

* They provide a range of all-inclusive activities delivered by their dedicated staff to all children at no extra cost such as Sing & Sign, Music & Movement and French amongst others.

* The nurseries onsite chef caters for all children every day following their own menu range, checked by a qualified nutritionist. They encourage children to self-serve their meals especially at breakfast to promote independence.

* The nursery provides an excellent environment for children to learn and develop right through to preparing them for big school with our 'School Readiness Programme'.

You MUST have the following -

* Level 3 Early Years Qualification

* Need to be passionate about childcare & education

* Need to have patience, positive approach and a nurturing and caring personality

* Need to work well as part of a team and independently

* Must have excellent knowledge & practice of the EYFS Framework, Safeguarding Policies and all nursery Policy & Procedures

Job Benefits -

* Highly competitive salary

* Paid Christmas close down period

* Generous holiday scheme that increases with service and seniority + bank holidays

* Day off for your birthday (service related)

* Discounted childcare for parents

* Ongoing professional development and training

* Pension scheme

* Uniform provided

* Life Cover

* Employee loyalty scheme

* Maternity & adoption bonus (service related)

* Recommend a friend scheme

* Employee of the month scheme

Salary is negotiable depending on your qualifications and experience. - £19,000 - £20,000 per annual - depending on which position you are applying for.

I am interested in speaking to experienced managers and candidates with no leadership experience but are looking to advance in their career.

All positions are subject to an enhanced DBS Check *all positions are subject to a clean DBS; 2 references and salaries are based on your experience and qualifications.

For immediate consideration please email your CV as soon as possible.

**All internal staff at Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment Are Safer Recruitment trained**

Please send your CV as soon as possible to discuss the opportunities available and to arrange an interview for as soon as you are available

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