Nursery Room Leader

Dep on Experience
17 Mar 2021
17 Apr 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

We are looking for a L3 Qualified Childcare Nursery Nurse Practitioner to join our vibrant and friendly Day Nursery in Northants

We are based in a busy but warm, caring and supportive setting. We offer a safe, stimulating, age appropriate and spacious environment for the children to feel engaged and supported. We have excellent indoor and outdoor facilities offering the children a place they can learn and thrive.

This role is offered on a 40 hours per week, 51 weeks a year basis. Salary is up to £21,000 (doe & qualifications)

Our Ideal Candidate Will:

Hold a relevant level 3 childcare qualification
Have 3 years childcare experience
Have 3 years experience working in a nursery setting
Have 2 year managerial experience within a nursery setting
Have experience within a childcare setting
Be enthusiastic, fun, creative and a good role model
Have real passion, motivation and drive for working with and educating children
Have a good level of understanding of the EYFS and Safeguarding policies/procedures
Have a commitment to self-development and be prepared and motivated to keep knowledge and skills updated
Believe in promoting and building strong parent partnerships to provide cohesive learning for the children
The Role requires that you ensure:

·       The highest standards are maintained when providing care, implementing safeguarding practices and following nursery policies/procedures

·       EYFS/SEND standards are promoted, implemented and applied to your work

·       The responsibility (alongside management) of health, safety, security and wellbeing of children, staff and visitors is upheld

·       Participation in the key persons system being responsible for a group of children including monitoring, assessment, up to date recording and reporting on their development and progress

·       Children’s emotional and social needs are met implementing the principles and techniques for positive behaviour management

·       A supported and smooth settling in/transition period for children as required

·       The promotion of good personal and food hygiene with the children whilst encouraging independence

·       Professionalism, effective team work, high quality practice, flexibility and the promotion of equality and diversity

·       Activities provided are planned appropriately and are specific to a child’s/group’s abilities, interests, language and cultural background supporting the individual’s development through learning and play

·       The attendance of meetings, training (both mandatory and otherwise), appraisals and supervision as required

·       The timely escalation of any practice/family concerns ensuring effective communication pathways between parents/carers and colleagues

·       Effective partnership with management, colleagues and other professionals as required including family support workers, speech therapists, SENCO.

What We Can Offer:

·       A friendly supportive team & nursery manager

·       Continued CPD development

·       Training and celebration events

·       A competitive salary

·       Shut down over Christmas

·       And much more

*We are an equal opportunities employer promoting value and respect whilst embracing diversity. However, due to the nature of the role the successful applicant must be able to undertake and provide a clear enhanced DBS check and satisfactory referencing.

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