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Nursery Room Leader

  • Plymouth, Devon
  • £17,000 - £18,000 per annum
  • 11 applications
  • Job type: Permanent, full-time
  • Date:
  • Reference: 24573932
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Achievers Day Nursery
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Achievers Day Nursery has brand new purpose designed facilities that create a stimulating and clean environment for all children. At the nursery we pride ourselves on delivering excellent standards of care and education whilst also encouraging good family values.

Due to continued growth we are recruiting for an experienced qualified nursery practitioner to join the team. To be part of this exciting new nursery you will need to demonstrate a willingness and commitment to exceeding customer expectations, be able to work effectively in a team environment, and be passionate about child care and continuous learning.

Room Leader Responsibilities

  • To be the main customer point of contact for the age group, develop and promote effective relationships
  • Undertake regular audits and inspections within the room to ensure high quality childcare and hygiene standards
  • Implement the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and room planning through the oversee, coordination and participation in activities
  • Responsible for ensuring all children’s development and progression logs are well maintained and accurate
  • Establish the development of good practice with regard to special needs, behaviour management and inclusion
  • Ensure the effective implementation of key worker systems to ensure children’s needs are met.
  • Ensure meal times are a pleasant and enjoyable experience for children
  • Responsible for performance management and up to the first level disciplinary and absence warnings
  • Support, supervise, motivate and give clear guidance to staff reports
  • Deputise for Nursery Manager as and when required

How you will be measured

  • Compliance with all Company policies and procedures
  • Up-to-date knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage standard and curriculum
  • Compliance with regulatory bodies in relation to Health & Safety, EYFS, special needs and child protection
  • Able to demonstrate continued professional development
  • Good or excellent room evaluation rating
  • Positive customer feedback
  • Good safety record in the assigned room
  • Satisfactory completion of development and progress log books
  • Effective working relationships with colleagues

Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience of working in the capacity of a Room Deputy
  • A minimum of NVQ 3 in Childcare, or equivalent
  • Maths and English GCSE or equivalent
  • A current first aid at work qualification
  • A current food hygiene qualification
  • Experience of working in a private nursery across all age groups
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
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