Nursery Room Leads

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Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Norwich
Salary
Benefits
Posted
02 Feb 2021
Closes
02 Mar 2021
Sectors
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Offering a friendly and rewarding working environment, meaningful opportunities to make a difference in the lives of young people and a range of benefits, YMCA Norfolk are looking for a number of Nursery Room Leads to support the new Muddy Puddles nursery catering for children aged from 2 months to 5 years.

As the leading provider of childcare in the voluntary sector, YMCA Norfolk are passionate about offering a positive environment where all children feel secure and valued, and believe in promoting each child's strengths to help them to love themselves and others.

We have a number of Room Lead positions available.

About the Nursery, Muddy Puddles:

In April 2021 YMCA Norfolk will be opening Muddy Puddles, an Ofsted-registered nursery based at our brand-new multi-service community centre on Aylsham Road, also featuring a Community Caf?? and a Soft Play centre.

Our nursery will provide a tailored childcare setting that creates a safe, empowering, interactive environment for its learners. We will offer bespoke education to each child, through a positive reinforcement approach to early years' development.

Role responsibilities for the Nursery Room Leads:

Deliver a range of creative and developmental nursery activities within your allocated room which suit the children's stages of development
Supervise all members of your team
Ensure you and your team maintain close supervision of the children in your care (indoor and outdoor) and at mealtimes
Record development and progress in individual portfolios and weekly diaries for each child
Following the EYFS framework and Nursery policy, lead your team in creating and maintaining a stimulating and attractive environment
Develop positive trusting relationships with parents/carers, encouraging them to be actively involved in nursery life
Ensure the general cleanliness of the children and nappy changing/toilet areas
Ensure that at snack and mealtimes, dietary requirements are safely met and communicate any new dietary requirements to the Nursery catering provider and room staff
Commit to developing a multicultural, non-judgemental environment for children to thrive within
Ensure the children's spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is fostered appropriately
Ensure that room registers, signing in/out sheets, children's nappy charts, diaries and progress charts are maintained
Liaise with the Nursery Manager/Deputy Nursery Manager when planning staff rotas and breaks
Ensure you and your team strictly adhere to the nursery's behaviour management policy and procedures, promoting positive behaviour always

Person specification:

A qualification in childcare level 3 or above, and an excellent knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage and other curriculum
Up to 2 years post qualification experience of working with children in early years nursery provision and in supervising a team
Knowledge of OFSTED standards and experience of inspections
Working knowledge of current safeguarding procedures, childcare legislation, national standards and frameworks
A full driving licence with own transport
Able to be a reliable member of a team, working cooperatively and with flexibility and contributing positively to the development of a team environment
A positive approach to the management of children's behaviour
Excellent understanding of cultural diversity in the local area
Interpersonal skills with good written and verbal communication skills

Terms of Role and Benefits:

GBP9.50 per hour
38 hours per week over 4 days (There is a requirement to work occasional evenings)
33 days Annual Leave per annum inclusive of Bank and Public Holidays
Satisfactory references and satisfactory DBS check
Healthshield Health Care Plan
Family friendly policies
In service training opportunities
Staff awards to celebrate successes
Death in service benefit of 2x annual salary
Staff discount at Stepping Stones Caf??

Closing Date: Tuesday 23rd February at 9am

Interview Date: Friday 5th March 2021

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