If you love children, this could be the job for you
âWhen I come back from holiday, the childrenâs faces light up.â ? Bobbi-Jo, former Apprentice
Weâre 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.
Whatâs in it for you?
âI could come in sad â¦ and just seeing one child could change my attitude for the whole day. I absolutely love it.â ? Jaida, Apprentice
- 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
âI like the teamwork here. Theyâve given me a lot of skills to help develop my career.â ? Estefania, Early Years Assistant
If you like being around children and want a job that fits around your commitments, this could be a great role for you. Youâll typically work part-time hours between 11.30am and 2.30pm, and our nurseries run all year round.
Youâll supervise meals, tidy up efficiently, help soothe children to sleep and support activities for children who are not sleeping.
While entry qualifications arenât necessary, if you want to learn more, we can help you get the training you need.
- The right to work in the UK
- To be able to work all year round
- A strong work ethic
- An ability to safeguard and protect children
- To be positive, reliable and friendly
About the nursery
Rated Outstanding by Ofsted, Brixton Nursery and Pre-School provides Early Years education and care to children from birth to 5 years old.
You can find us in Brixton, a few minutesâ walk from the train and tube stations. Weâre based inside the recreation centre, in a cosy setting with a small outdoor area and use of the centreâs swimming pool and soft play area.
The children enjoy science experiments, woodwork, cooking, messy arts play and much more. Theyalso love to get out and about in the local area, enjoying trips to the local shops and market.
Contact us today, our friendly recruiters are waiting to hear from you.