Excellent career-development opportunity for a qualified Early Years Nursery Educator, to join an "Outstanding" Ofsted rated fast-growing Nursery brand, that is shaking up the early years education sector. With the best educators, inspiring spaces, a strong focus on community and a mission to deliver the best learning programme this is an opportunity not to be missed.
Early Years Nursery Educator | Game-Changing Nursery Brand
Tulse Hill + Close to ThamesLink, Herne Hill, Brixton and Tulse Hill Stations
Easy reach from Croydon, Sutton, Beckenham & Bromley
£22,000 - £26,000
Excellent Benefits, Perks & Paid Learning Academy + Majority of Admin handled by Support Office :-)
About the brand:
We set out to Rethink Early Years – offering a fresh outlook on education & careers in the sector, while also solving the key problems that most irritate parents.
We opened our first site in 2017 and now we are building progressive and design-led nurseries across London – creating exciting settings for children and providing real value for families.
Outside of nursery hours, our spaces turn into community Family Clubs – centring around a monthly programme of one-off special events & talks aimed at both families and parents.
Our plan is to deliver 20+ new sites across London over the next 5 years....
We are differentiated in the market by:
+ Passionate educators who are supported, through our Academy, to pursue their own education and training to the highest level.
+ Beautifully designed buildings
+ We’re open longer – from 7am-7pm, Monday to Friday
+ Forest School inspired activities are a core part of our learning programme
+ Nutritious food, freshly prepared by our chef onsite
+ Onsite Cafe with wifi
+ Weekend Family Club
Day-to-day you’ll be provided ‘freedom within a framework’, autonomy to plan your time to achieve the agreed objectives of the nursery and your room.
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for qualified and experienced Early Years Practitioners to join our growing team. We recognise that it takes huge amounts of dedication, passion and skill to help form the foundation of a child's education and that's why we refer to all of our team members as Educators. To be successful in this role, you will; Go Beyond, Be Outstandingly Outstanding and Play as a Team.
Day to day you will:
+ Be responsible for the delivery of our 'learning through play’ educational ethos
+ Innovate with activities and constantly challenge your children's learning and development
+ Build and maintain excellent relationships with parents
+ Promote child welfare and ensure safeguarding procedures are followed at all times
+ Work a flexible shift pattern within the nursery's opening hours (7am-7pm)
What you will need to bring with you:
+ Previous experience working with children (ideally as a nursery practitioner, nursery nurse or similar)
+ Relevant Early Years qualification
+ Genuine passion for education and making a difference to the lives of children
+ Positive outlook (someone who always sees the glass as half full)
+ Bags of drive and motivation with a ‘make it happen’ attitude
+ A love for customer service (you want to make people happy)
+ High energy brought to every task you take on, and a solutions driven approach to problems
What we can offer you:
We don’t settle for people who can just do the job, we are looking for people that go beyond that and always push us to be better than yesterday. We believe that this is what makes us a great place to be and a space where you’re never far away from the best minds to learn from. Our benefits package includes:
+ £22-26k annual salary
+ Performance related bonus of up to £875 per year + additional Ofsted Outstanding bonus
+ Up to 32 days holiday a year (including bank holidays) to start (rises with length of service)
+ Personal development fund of £250 per year
+ Funding and paid time off for Level 3 / EYTT/ EY Degrees/Forest School/Leadership training
+ Annual clothing allowance of £100 (no uniform)
+ Enhanced maternity and paternity pay for new parents
+ 10 days full sick pay, 2 days leave for dependents leave and 5 days compassionate leave
+ Paid overtime and training including 2 inset days per year
+ Childcare discount of 10%, rising to 25% when you become a Nursery Manager
+ Round the world trip and 2 weeks additional holiday for 5 years service
+ Refer a friend bonus of £500 (plus other incentives) for existing and ex employees
+ Free daily lunch, smoothie and coffee
+ Amazing wellbeing benefits including Headspace membership, free counselling, 10% ClassPass membership discount, hardship fund, staff suggestion bonus
+ Promotion opportunities in a fast growing company
+ Brilliant team culture, parties and celebrations
Your Experience / Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Early Years Practitioner, Nursery Educator, Nursery Assistant, Nursery Teacher, Kindergarten
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.