Preschool Room Leader

Mapperley, Nottingham
Up to £19,000
02 Aug 2018
16 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Hollies Day Nursery, Mapperley is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and passionate Preschool Room Leader. Are you driven, can lead by example and do you love working with children?

You will be joining an established team of practitioners with child development at their hearts. You must be have a minimum of 2 years experienced as a qualified level 3 practitioner and focused on your on professional development.

The successful candidate will be able to lead a team of 5 practitioners, have an in-depth knowledge of the COEL, EYFS and be able to demonstrate an ability to form excellent relationships with parents, staff, children and external agencies. The successful candidate will be NNEB, Cache Level 3, NVQ Level 3 (Childcare) qualified. DBS and Suitability check will be required for the successful candidate.

You must have the following essential qualities:

·        Happy and smiling with a positive attitude

·        Strong verbal, non verbal communication skills

·        Appropriate use of tone

·        Warm, caring and approachable

·        Flexible and practical

·        Enthusiastic, innovative and energetic

·        Deeply motivated

·        Creative and imaginative

·        Enjoy being with children

·         Be open to constructive criticism

·        High standards of personal hygiene

Essential Knowledge:

·        Early Years Foundation Stage specifically Characteristics of Effective Learning

·        Every Child Matters

·        Understanding and practical experience of day care for young children

·        Understanding and practical experience of child development

·        Different parenting styles

·        Legislation and the inspection process for day care settings

·        Planning for children for individual children’s needs

·        Equal opportunities

And Skills:

·         To communicate confidently with a wide range of people, such as parents and outside agencies

·         To work independently and to manage own time efficiently

·         To supervise and motivate a team

·         To create and maintain basic systems for childcare records

·         To promote positive relationships with the parents/carers of the children



·         At least a level 3 in childcare

·        Other qualifications in childcare would be assessed and considered


·        Computer literacy skills (such as word, excel and outlook)

·        Practical experience

·        Foundation Degree in Early Years

If you are an experienced early years practitioner are passionate about early years, please send your CV and covering letter to

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