Room Leader

£26,145 - £34,091 yearly
  • Bright Horizons Family Solutions
  • The Drive, Banstead SM7 1DF, UK
  • 15 Jan, 2024
Full time Room Leader/Team Leader

Job Description

Nursery: Bright Horizons Banstead Day Nursery and Preschool

Salary: £26,145 - £34,091 (dependant on qualification/s and experience)

Location: Banstead, Surrey

We are looking for a full time, Level 3 qualified Room Leader to join our 1-2's room in our Bright Horizons Banstead Day Nursery, situated in Banstead, Surrey.

Our Bright Horizons Banstead Day Nursery is Ofsted rated Good. Our 107 place nursery has well-resourced rooms and boasts a lovely outdoor area including a mud kitchen and sand and water area.

What we can offer you

Our benefits include, but are not limited to;

  • Above industry standard salary, with annual salary reviews
  • Discounted childcare of 50% for first child
  • Up to 33 days holiday per year, with the option to buy additional days
  • Smart Health access, including 24/7 access to Virtual GP appointments, fitness programmes and mental health support
  • Financial support through early access to wages, low interest debt consolidation loans and a wide variety of discounts across high street brands, travel, utilities and days out
  • Development programme access for every stage of your career, tailored to your individual journey, with opportunities across our network of nurseries
  • Access to our Future Leaders programme, preparing you to step into a Third in Charge position
  • Employee Appreciation throughout the year including our annual Awards of Excellence gala’s
  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working

Why Bright Horizons?

We are driven by our HEART values (Honesty, Excellence, Accountability, Respect, and Teamwork). If your values align, you’d be a great fit to join one of our 300 nurseries across the UK. We’ve also been voted Great Place to Work every year since 2006 - as well achieving Great Place for Wellbeing and Great Place for Women.

Did you know, Bright Horizons Foundation for Children charity has been established since 2005 supporting the lives of thousands of children and families in crisis, across almost 100 locations? Each Bright Horizons colleague is entitled to a paid volunteer day every year! 

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
  • Work with colleagues to maintain a positive, happy and safe environment

What we’re looking for

  • Full and Relevant Level 3 or above Early Years qualification (essential)
  • 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 communication techniques with both children and adults

Nursery Name

Bright Horizons Banstead Day Nursery & Pre-School