Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: £23,522.76 - £24,230.04 per annum
Qualification: Level 3 and above in Early Years Childcare or equivalent
Location: Tenda Road, London, SE16 3PN
South Bermondsey is a beautiful setting looking for an ambitious and meticulous Room Leader. Joining the LEYF Family in 2016, South Bermondsey Nursery has been popular with the community's families, providing a secure and stimulating environment that engages our children and extends their learning. Our new leader must be able to confidently manage the day to day running of the room smoothly, whilst encouraging their team to motivate learning using LEYF's own Pedagogy and positively managing the children's well-being. South Bermondsey Nursery champion meaningful Observations and would expect their Room Leaders to support their teams in producing effective reports.
Full and relevant childcare qualification at level 3 or above is essential
Strong knowledge of safeguarding and child protection
Experience working in room leader or third in charge role within an early year's setting
To be a confident leader, articulating your ideas and using planning and preparation
To distribute staff and resources effectively, maintaining ratios whilst supporting other rooms
To champion LEYF's values and advocate our mission to save the world one child at a time
To continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspiring others.
Have a passion for making a difference in their communities.
A child centred approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate
We know it's our people who make LEYF great. That's why we value each staff member and offer:
50% off of childcare
Refer a friend bonus
Up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days over the Christmas period
Full access to LEYF Academy - minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.
10% GLL Gym discount
7% employer contribution towards pension
Salary increases after probation
Annual travel loan
Free life assurance
At LEYF we aim to promote 50% of our leaders from within and nurture our staff to help them progress in their careers.
Each person who joins the LEYF family will work with their Manager to create a development plan. If you aspire to become a manager or you want to be the best you can be in your role, LEYF, using our coaching and mentoring approach, coupled with our famous LEYF Academy courses, will support your journey.
The London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required