We put people before profit: work for a family of nurseries with heart
“LEYF has helped my career through on-going training and support.” ‒ Caroline, Early Years Practitioner
We’re the London Early Years Foundation, or LEYF Nurseries for short; a family of 40 nurseries. Our people love working for us because we focus on the child and their family and give them the best start in life.
LEYF is known for quality teachers — we give you strong in-house training and access to promotion. Our nurseries feel independent and community focused, and teams take care of each other. You join a family of nurseries with a great support network.
What’s in it for you-
“LEYF gave me the confidence and the teaching to go further in my job.” ‒ Victoria, Room Leader
- Lots of training, promotions and a good salary for the sector
- Flexible working contract choices – full-time, part-time (3 days, AM or PM shifts)
- Generous pension at 7% from us (1% from you)
- 70% discount on childcare fees
- Up to 35 days off a year, including 8 bank holidays, 3 days off between Christmas and New Year, and your birthday (pro-rated for part-time hours)
- Sector-leading parental leave
- Many other benefits that take care of you, including access to the Headspace app, shopping discounts, annual conference and money for team celebrations
A bit about the role
“We are friends, we are like family. We support one another.” ‒ Elizabeth, Early Years Practitioner
We know you work in Early Years because you love helping children develop and learn. You are warm and keen to give children the best education to succeed in life.
Every nursery shares LEYF’s unique teaching model. But you will have the freedom to be creative to suit how the children learn best. Whether you hop on a train to the Science Museum, take a bus to make friends at a nearby LEYF nursery, or bake with your nursery chef, it’s always about the children in our nurseries.
You will need:
- Level 3 or above childcare qualification
- The right to work in the UK
- Ability to safeguard and protect children
- To be positive, adaptable and friendly
About the nursery
Rated Outstanding by Ofsted, Noah’s Ark Nursery and Pre-School provides Early Years education and care for children from birth to 5 years old.
You can find us in Shoreditch, close to Hoxton railway station. We’re a light, spacious nursery set on two levels, with a garden.
Our children have lots of activities to try - from science experiments to gardening, cooking, construction, reading, an outdoor den, a home corner and more!
Contact us today, our friendly recruiters are waiting to hear from you.