Pre-School Room Leader, Crosby

£12.00 - £12.50 hourly
  • Caterpillar Careers, Early Years Recruitment
  • Atherton House School, 6 Alexandra Rd, Crosby, Liverpool L23 7TF, UK
  • 11 Jan, 2024
Full time Room Leader/Team Leader

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced and qualified Room Leader to work with in the Pre-School room at Nursery. You will work with a wonderful team based at Atherton House School in Crosby. This is a full time post for 40 hour per week all year round.

The nursery has an outstanding reputation in the local community and is in a prime location with excellent commuter links including Blundellsands & Crosby train station less than 1/2 mile away.

The ideal candidate must be able to bring a sense of awe and wonder, making it a fun and magical day for the children.

Benefits of working for the Atherton House Group:

  • We place a huge emphasis on wellbeing, with access to the BUPA helpline
  • Join the children for breakfast, be a positive role model whilst save time in the morning. We provide cereal and fruit for our practitioners each morning
  • Free DBS
  • Holiday entitlement that increases with service
  • Regular team treats
  • Childcare provision with substantial childcare discount
  • Annual staff BBQ with free bar and Christmas night out
  • Dress down Friday every week
  • Competitive salary of £12.00 - £12.50 per hour (£24,964 - £26,000), with an annual pay review
  • Rewards and recognition gifts for performance
  • Excellent in-house training and career progression opportunities

Except for occasional training you are not required to work evening or weekends. The setting is closed on all bank holidays, we also do not open on Christmas Eve!! The nursery closes over Christmas until the first working day in the New Year.

The Room Leader’s main duties

  • Plan, prepare and support the smooth running of a creative and playful curriculum with colleagues in line with The Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • Conduct baseline assessments and age appropriate assessments based on children’s individual development.
  • Support children’s settling in visits, inductions, and room transitions.
  • Communicate with parents/carers about their child’s development and keep them involved.
  • Support and mentor team members with their Continual Professional Development.

Key Skills

  • Must be Childcare Level 3 qualified (Essential)
  • Experience working in Pre-School Room (Desirable) 
  • Good knowledge of EYFS (Essential)
  • Good knowledge of safeguarding (Essential)
  • Minimum 1 year room leader experience (Desirable)
  • Minimum 2 years' leadership experience (Desirable)

Nursery Name

Atherton House School