Nursery Room Leader

SW14 7HJ, Richmond upon Thames
10 Nov 2017
09 Jan 2018
Contract Type
We are currently seeking an experienced Room Leader for a private day Ofsted rated GOOD day nursery in SW London. The nursery are keen to find a confident and passionate candidate who has been in a similar role for at least a year.

The main duties are:

· to lead a small team
· lead practice in line with the EYFS
· support and mentor other practitioners
· model the skills and behaviours that safeguard and support children
· to take on the role of Key Person
· to ensure high staff morale within the team is maintained
· to build positive partnerships with parents

You will:

· Ideally have an Early Years Professional Status or minimum BA qualification in early
years and education or a level 3 in Childcare & Education
· Enjoy working in a challenging role
· Have effective leadership skills in a nursery setting
· Inspire and motivate colleagues to improve their practice
· Plan and provide activities which enable children to develop and learn
· Be passionate about improving outcomes for all children
· Have up-to-date knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum and
· Have excellent knowledge of Safeguarding
· Have a mature and professional attitude to work
· Have a commitment to good early years practice and inclusive education
· Have clear knowledge of development and emotional needs of children
· Have over 1 years’ experience working with young children
· Have experience with children aged 3 months to 5 years
· Have experience being a key person
· Have good observational skills
· Be enthusiastic and creative
· Be available 7.30am-6.30pm, Monday to Friday working shifts

In return you will be given a salary from £21,000 up to £23,000 pa (depending on experience and the setting).

About Purple Dove Recruitment Ltd: Purple Dove Recruitment Ltd is a specialist in Nursery and Nanny Recruitment Company working with over 60 nurseries across London and the England Home Counties. We promise to treat your application in the strictest confidence. We will arrange an informal and confidential chat on the phone and will not send your CV to employers without your consent.

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