Nursery Nurse Level 3 - Room Leader - West London
My client is looking for a Room Leader whom is qualified childcare professional with responsibility for the day-to-day running of their room.
You will be required to perform an important role caring for children, maintaining a high-quality, stimulating learning environment, supervising staff and imparting their knowledge and skills to others.
If you are a creative and reflective practioner who is able to implement new ideas and use a range of strategies to continually improve practice and support the management team.
MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
To contribute to the creation of a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for all children
To be aware of the Nurseries policies and procedures and ensure these are adhered to
To be responsible for the welfare of all children in your designated room, organising systems to ensure consistent, high-quality care
To be vigilant and protect children from harm or abuse, reporting any concerns immediately - in accordance with child protection and whistleblowing policies
To deploy staff and resources effectively, maintaining ratios in your room whilst supporting other rooms/nurseries
To reflect on practice and routines, tailoring them to meet the individual needs of each child throughout the day
To lead planning and the provision of a stimulating range of age-appropriate activities and ensuring your room is well-resourced and creatively set-up
To lead observations and the assessment of children's learning and development ensuring records are kept up-to-date, are of a high standard and are share effectively - includes Individual Education Plans for children with Special Educational Needs.
To develop genuine bonds with your key children and support and monitor colleagues to sensitively fulfil their key person responsibilities
To work in partnership with all parents/carers, building and maintaining relationships that encourage trust, open communication and involvement in nursery life
To contribute to the effective recording and resolution of any complaints or investigations, ensuring confidentiality at all times
To be professional and a good role model to the children and other staff members, at all times
To work flexibly as part of the larger team, assisting and supporting colleagues wherever required, in order to ensure the smooth running of the company
To be aware of the high profile of the nursery and refrain from irresponsible behaviour that could impact the company's commercial succes
To attend reasonable out-of-working-hours activities, including training, staff meetings, parents evenings and special event
To assist in the development and support of other staff members by communicating effectively, sharing knowledge and experience, delegating tasks appropriately, identifying training needs, leading meetings, inductions and 1-2-1s - with support from the nursery management and senior management teams
To respect and value all colleagues, children and parents, encouraging a positive and diverse working environment
To cooperate and work effectively with the management team, taking on additional responsibilities/duties and positively promoting developments in policies and procedures to team members
To undertake any other aspects of nursery work according to need