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Just Imagine Colchester Day Nursery are looking for an inspirational Toddler Room Leader to put a stamp on our newly developed room and drive it forwards to make a difference for the little people in our care.
Are you an Early Years superhero? Is one of your key superhero skills being able to support each child's individual needs? If the answer is yes, then we are looking for you!
In exchange for your superpowers, we will: support, empower, grow, and develop you as a practitioner and leader. You will become the best version of your professional and personal self-working inside our passionate nursery, whose focus is giving back and enhancing everything we touch.
Not only are we an Outstanding awarded nursery, but we are also the UK's Community Nursery of the Year! Take a look at our Facebook to see a window into our nursery life: https://www.facebook.com/justimaginedaynurserycolchester
For this role you will need to have a full and relevant Level 3 Childcare Qualification, be fluent in written and spoken English, have experience of working within Early Years and have knowledge of the Statutory framework for the EYFS and regulatory requirements. You will be required to work 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, all year round.
As a Room Leader, you will:
Understand and ensure that the requirements of the statutory framework for the EYFS are met.
Ensure children are supervised and attended to at all times, maintaining appropriate staff:child ratios.
Assist with embedding an effective key person approach to enable children to form secure attachments and identify training or development needs for staff.
Promote respect and credibility for this position by leading as a role model with impartiality and consistency.
Ensure positive partnerships with parents/carers with thorough handover on daily collection and encourage their involvement in the nursery.
Observe, assess and plan an interesting, stimulating and challenging range of early years activities which supports each child's individual learning and development needs and abilities.
Family First benefits include annual leave starting at 24 days on top of a paid birthday day off and bank holidays. On top of this we have discounted nursery fees for all our teams, friends and family, access to a discount/perks platform with exceptional learning & development opportunities tailored to you.
We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Safeguarding Duty.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £22,880.00-£23,920.00 per year