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Room Leader

Acton, London
22 Sep 2022
*Nursery: *Bright Horizons Chiswick Park Day Nursery and Preschool

A variety of soft skills and experience may be required for the following role Please ensure you check the overview below carefully.
*Job Type: * Full time / Permanent / 40 hours
*Salary: * £26,752.96 - £34,877.02 per annum (dependent on qualification/s and experience)
If you hold a full and relevant Level 3 or above Early Years qualification, and are an educator at heart, with a passion for inspiring and leading a team to deliver outstanding to teaching to the children within our care - our Room Leader opportunity would be perfect for you.
Why Bright Horizons?
We care for over 10,000 children across the UK, across our portfolio of over 300 nurseries, 98% of which are rated Good or Outstanding by Ofsted. We're on a mission to change the future for children, families, and the people we work with, and are committed to progressive working values like flexibility, work-life balance, and wellbeing.
The beautiful 75-place setting, rated 'Good' by Ofsted, features spacious and well-resourced rooms and a lovely garden area for the children to play and learn outdoors. The nursery has good public transport links and is just a 5 minute walk from Chiswick Park station.
What you'll be doing
* Lead, mentor and inspire a team to deliver exceptional care and education
* Ensure the learning environment provides consistent stimulation and engaging activities for the children, across both the indoor and outdoor areas
* Deliver and plan rich learning opportunities and exceptional care, to help all children to develop and meet their individual milestones
* Develop and maintain strong partnerships with colleagues, parents and/or carers, as well as other professionals, to meet the individual needs of each child
* Promote and ensure child welfare, protection, health and safety and safeguarding procedures and policies are followed at all times
* Work with colleagues to maintain a positive, happy and safe environment on a day to day basis
What we can offer you
Our benefits include, but are not limited to;
* £26,752.96 - £34,877.02 per annum (dependent on qualification/s and experience)
* Career development opportunities across our network of nurseries
* Amazing discounts, ranging from childcare to high-street, to utility and days out!
* Quarterly Employee Appreciation Weeks - with treats for all the team
* External helpline with professional counsellors - supporting your wellbeing 24 hours a day.
* Access to our extensive library of training and qualifications, to support your continuous development
What we're looking for
* Full and Relevant Level 3 or above Early Years qualification
* Previous experience working within an Early Years setting (ideally as a Room Leader, Nursery Nurse, Nursery Practitioner, Early Years Educator or similar)
* Sound understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage
* Strong knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding, Child Protection, and the wider legislative requirements for working with children
* Ability to build trust and strong working relationships with both colleagues and parents
* Ability to use a variety of techniques to clearly and successfully communicate with both children and adults
This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
Job Types: Permanent, Full-time
Salary: £26,752.00-£34,877.00 per year
* Childcare
* Company events
* Company pension
* Cycle to work scheme
* Employee discount
* Referral programme
* Store discount
* Monday to Friday
Work Location: One location
Reference ID: Chis Park RL
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