Nursery Room Leader

20000.00 - 22000.00 GBP Annual + Depending on experience
05 Jul 2019
02 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a qualified nursery nurse with experience in a nursery as a baby room leader and looking for a new challenge?

Athona Education is working closely with a Nursery in Hackney, which is seeking a room leader for their baby room to start immediately. This is a nursery with a 35 pupil capacity, providing care for children aged from 3 months to 5 years.

They are seeking an experienced nursery nurse to lead the team in the baby room. You will be responsible for overseeing the smooth running of the room, staffing organizing shifts and leading the EYFS curriculum. You will be responsible for a team of nursery nurses and nursery assistants, so a high level of organizational skills will be required.

You will be a role-model for the team and advising and guiding staff in the room, including students on occasions.

The hours for the role is 40 hours per week and shifts are either 8am-5pm or 9am - 6pm, Monday to Friday, with 25 days holiday per year(including bank holiday). The nursery is closed between Christmas and new year.

The nursery is seeking applicants who are enthusiastic, with good literacy and numeracy skills and very high levels of spoken and written English and experience of managing a baby room.

To be considered for this interesting opportunity, you will need to meet the following criteria:

* You must be a qualified nursery nurse(Cache level 3, NNEB, level 3 Nursery Nurse etc)

* Have experience of managing a baby room

* Be available to work full time, throughout the year.

* Have a positive, hard-working attitude and a good team spirit. You will need to be highly organized and have good leadership skills.

* Have a very good working knowledge and understanding of the EYFS curriculum and of phonics and be able to plan for your team.

* Be able to regularly observe and evaluate staff members and offer advice and feedback for their development

* Have a commitment and drive to help children to get a great start to their education, as well as nurturing newly qualified members of staff.

If you have the skills, qualifications, and experience needed for this role, please get in touch as soon as possible.

When you work with Athona Education, you will benefit from:

* Competitive rates of pay

* Professional support from our experienced consultants, many of whom are experienced teachers

* In-house, free of charge CPD training

What to do next:

If these roles are of interest and you are an experienced teaching assistant seeking an opportunity in a lovely school for your next role, please contact me, as the nursery is looking to interview and trial candidates as soon as possible.

If this is not quite the right role for you, or you are not looking but know someone who is, please pass these details on. We pay a referral bonus for candidates who are recommended to us and who complete 20 days work with Athona Education.

Please note: In accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education' all candidates must have a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure to work in a school or nursery. If a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service is not held we will require you to complete a new DBS application