Room Leader - Day Nursery - £20826.pa

Grimsby, United Kingdom £20826. Annually

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Job Description

Room Leader

Full Time

 

Salary £20826.pa 

 37.5 hours per week

 term time or full year contract

21 days holidays plus bank hols

 

 

Butterflies Day Nursery is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Room Leader to work within the established nursery situated within Nunsthorpe and Bradley Park Family Hub, Grimsby. 

 

You will:

 

  • Be at least Level 3 qualified and responsible for leading and overseeing the day to day practice of the room in line with the EYFS and relevant legislation
  • Have sound knowledge of Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children 
  • Be able to creatively use resources within the setting and the community to provide high quality educational experiences for children
  • Be able to work in a supportive role to the benefit of the child and their family

 

Job Description

Room Leader

Reports to: Deputy Manager /Nursery Manager

Purpose of Job:

  • To provide high standards of care and education – to include the monitoring and reviews of the provision, this includes providing a safe, caring environment to enable the emotional, social and educational development of children, through individual attention and group activities.
  • To contribute to the positive development and marketing of the nursery.
  • To effectively lead, by example, a high standard of nursery provision within an identified room.
  • To give support and guidance to other staff members, monitoring performance and staff development.

 

 

 

POST TITLE: Room Leader

 

Attributes

Criteria

No.

Criteria

How Identified

RankRelevant Experience

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

Minimum 2 years’ experience of working at supervisory level

Experience working with children

Experience of keyworker systems and record keeping

Experience of effectively motivating, leading and managing a team

Deputy Manager experience

Experience of dealing with poor performance

A/I

A/I

I

A/I

A/I/R

A/I

A – Desirable

A – Essential

A – Essential

A – Essential 

D – Desirable 

D – Desirable 

Education and Training

7.

8.

9.

10.

A relevant level 3 Early Years qualification or above

Recent First Aid qualification

Basic Food Hygiene

Basic Health & Safety

A/Q

A/Q

A/Q

A/Q

A – Essential

B – Desirable

B – Desirable 

E – Essential 

General and Special Knowledge

11.

12.

13.

14.

 

15. 

16. 

17.

Knowledge of the Children Act

Thorough knowledge of the EYFS, including Welfare Requirements

Knowledge of child development

To be able to demonstrate an up to date knowledge of current thinking and developments in early years

Excellent understanding of the needs of young children

To have knowledge of confidentiality & Data Protection policies,

Safeguarding children issues and procedures 

I/R

I/R

I/O

 

I/P

I/P

I

I

A – Essential

A – Essential 

A – Essential

 

A – Essential

A – Essential

A – Essential 

A – Essential 

Skills and Abilities

 

 

 

 

 

18.

19.

20.

21.

22.

23.

24.

Ability to communicate with adults and children

To be able to demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team

Ability to write legibly and good presentation skills

Ability to create and maintain systems for childcare records 

Manage to work independently and to manage own time effectively

Ability to supervise

Ability to observe and assess children’s development

I/O

I/O

A/I/P

A/Q/I/P

I

A/I

A/I

A – Essential 

A – Essential

A – Essential

A – Essential

A – Essential

A – Essential

A – Essential 

Additional Factors

25.

26.

 

27.

28.

Commitment to Equal Opportunities for all children and families

Ability to cooperate and adhere to health & safety policy, practices and instructions

Ability to show initiative

Enjoys working with children

I

 

I/O

I/O

I/O

A – Essential

 

A – Essential

A – Essential

A – Essential

Job Responsibilities

Main responsibilities:

  • To implement and develop a programme of activities suitable for children aged birth to 8 years.
  • To assist with the development and implementation of systems to monitor and record child development.
  • To fulfil the role of a key worker through keeping up to date records of achievement.
  • To support, guide and monitor other staff in their role as key worker.
  • Identify the physical, emotional, intellectual and development needs of children with special needs and offer support and relevant opportunities.
  • To work alongside parents/carers of children with additional needs to achieve full integration within the nursery.
  • To assist in promoting equal opportunities throughout the nursery.
  • Ensure the provision meets with the needs of children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds.
  • Liaise with and support parents/carers and other family members.
  • Liaise with the local authority and other professionals associated with the nursery.
  • To ensure confidentiality and data protection of all information received.
  • To be responsible for the health and safety standards appropriate for the needs of young children and ensuring staff compliance and awareness.
  • Maintain ratios and ensure staff are deployed effectively.
  • Ensure the safety of children at all times adhering to nursery procedures.
  • Maintain appropriate record keeping of accidents, injuries, incidents and children’s routine needs i.e. nappy changes, toileting etc. 

 

 

  • Undertake certain domestic duties within the nursery, ie. preparation of snacks, cleansing of equipment etc.
  • Ensure the nursery is a warm, caring and pleasant social sharing experience for all children.
  • Work alongside all staff members, contributing and engaging to form a good staff team.
  • To be motivated and to motivate the children and staff.
  • To develop your role within the team especially with regard to that of a mentor for staff, students and volunteers.
  • Be a good role model for staff, students and volunteers.
  • To assist the deputy manager/manager in ensuring effective staff recruitment, supervising staff and students, conducting regular staff assessments, recognising training needs and developing team work.
  • To assist the deputy manager/manager with the organisation and running of the nursery, eg. liaising with new parents/carers, implementing policies and administration for children, supervision of student training and upkeep pf the nursery.
  • To attend staff meetings as required.
  • To attend training as required.
  • To be flexible within working practices with the nursery.
  • To ensure that the philosophy behind the nursery is fulfilled, upholding its standards at all times including on social media sites.
  • To adhere to all policies and procedures ensuring that the aims and objectives of the nursery are fulfilled.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required that are in line with the role.

 

Benefits

Main responsibilities:

  • To implement and develop a programme of activities suitable for children aged birth to 8 years.
  • To assist with the development and implementation of systems to monitor and record child development.
  • To fulfil the role of a key worker through keeping up to date records of achievement.
  • To support, guide and monitor other staff in their role as key worker.
  • Identify the physical, emotional, intellectual and development needs of children with special needs and offer support and relevant opportunities.
  • To work alongside parents/carers of children with additional needs to achieve full integration within the nursery.
  • To assist in promoting equal opportunities throughout the nursery.
  • Ensure the provision meets with the needs of children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds.
  • Liaise with and support parents/carers and other family members.
  • Liaise with the local authority and other professionals associated with the nursery.
  • To ensure confidentiality and data protection of all information received.
  • To be responsible for the health and safety standards appropriate for the needs of young children and ensuring staff compliance and awareness.
  • Maintain ratios and ensure staff are deployed effectively.
  • Ensure the safety of children at all times adhering to nursery procedures.
  • Maintain appropriate record keeping of accidents, injuries, incidents and children’s routine needs i.e. nappy changes, toileting etc. 

 

 

  • Undertake certain domestic duties within the nursery, ie. preparation of snacks, cleansing of equipment etc.
  • Ensure the nursery is a warm, caring and pleasant social sharing experience for all children.
  • Work alongside all staff members, contributing and engaging to form a good staff team.
  • To be motivated and to motivate the children and staff.
  • To develop your role within the team especially with regard to that of a mentor for staff, students and volunteers.
  • Be a good role model for staff, students and volunteers.
  • To assist the deputy manager/manager in ensuring effective staff recruitment, supervising staff and students, conducting regular staff assessments, recognising training needs and developing team work.
  • To assist the deputy manager/manager with the organisation and running of the nursery, eg. liaising with new parents/carers, implementing policies and administration for children, supervision of student training and upkeep pf the nursery.
  • To attend staff meetings as required.
  • To attend training as required.
  • To be flexible within working practices with the nursery.
  • To ensure that the philosophy behind the nursery is fulfilled, upholding its standards at all times including on social media sites.
  • To adhere to all policies and procedures ensuring that the aims and objectives of the nursery are fulfilled.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required that are in line with the role.

 

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Deadline: 03 August, 2022

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