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Room Leader - Harrow Road nursery and pre-school

London Early Years Foundation
Paddington, London
Up to 29014.37 UKP per hour
Closing date
26 Feb 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Deputy Management

Job Details

Nursery Room Leader - Full Time - Westminster, W2 - £27,400 - £29,000 + amazing benefits

We put people before profit: work for a family of nurseries with heart

"LEYF gave me the confidence and the teaching to go further in my job." - Victoria, Room Leader

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?

"The best thing about working for LEYF is I really believe in what they do." - Pethro, Deputy Manager

  • Lots of training, promotions and a good salary for the sector
  • 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, an d 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 di scounts, annual conference and money for team celebrations

A bit about the role

"We work as a team. We work as a family." - Zainab, Room Leader

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.

You'll manage a team in your room to create and plan daily activities to engage and teach the children. You'll also work closely with the management team and parents building great relationships and practice.

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:

  • The right to work in the UK
  • Level 3 or above childcare qualification
  • The ability to lead a ratio bound team and build strong relationships
  • An ability to safeguard and protect children
  • To be positive, adaptable and friendly

About the nursery

Newly refurbished building with a beautiful Garden. Feryal and her team are very welcoming and friendly and always support each other. The children love to get involved in the local community too, with trips to the shops and nearby care home.

Apply now

Contact us today, our friendly recruiters are waiting to hear from you..

Level 3 or equivalent in Early Years


At LEYF, we are more than just a nursery. We are making a difference every day to the lives of children in areas of London where there is limited access to high-quality early years education for local children, especially those living in poverty.

With a network of 39 nurseries across London, we are one of the largest providers of funded places for two-year-olds in London, and over 50% of those nurseries are rated Outstanding by Ofsted. As a social enterprise, our profits are invested back into our organisation so that we can continue to provide this high-quality education for all children and their families.

If you want to work somewhere with real purpose and heart, LEYF has a role for you. Whilst you are working to support our children, we make sure to support you too. You’ll benefit from:

  • Award-winning training and development
  • 26 days annual leave + 8 paid training days each year
  • Extensive benefits (including 70% of childcare fees and your birthday off)
  • Flexible working options
  • Money to celebrate Ofsted inspections as a team
  • Sector-leading parental leave pay (50% of your salary)

We want you want to be part of our supportive team that makes a difference every day and gives every child the best start in life, apply for one of our roles today and see find opportunities to grow with us in your new career journey.

Company info
020 7592 3620
121 Marsham Street
United Kingdom

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