Nursery Room Leader

  • Family First Nursery Group
  • Marlow SL7, UK
  • 13 May, 2024
Full time Room Leader/Team Leader

Job Description

The Marlow Riley Park Day Nursery & Pre School

Nursery Room Leader

40 hours per week

Monday - Friday, All year round

Salary £29,000 per annum

Level 3 Childcare Qualification is essential

Previous Room Leader experience is essential

The Marlow Riley Park Day Nursery & Pre School is set to reopen its doors in Autumn 2024 and is nestled in the vibrant heart of Marlow on Crown Road, the nursery will operate from a beautifully converted Salvation Army church.

Please note you can be locally placed for a thorough induction at one of our other nurseries until The Marlow Riley Park Day Nursery & Pre School is open to avoid any delays in joining this exciting new journey!

As Room Leader, you will:

  • Provide stimulating and purposeful experiences, environments and resources to children, that are appropriate to their age and stage of development
  • Enhance the all-around daily needs of children, including their physical, intellectual, social and emotional development
  • Assist staff in updating the EyLog system and their child learning journals with the highest quality
  • Promote respect and credibility for this position by leading as a role model with impartiality and consistency
  • Assist with embedding an effective key person approach to enable children to form secure attachments and identify training or development needs for staff
  • Maintain accurate records and accounts relating to children and staff on EyMan system and on file
  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of every child, staff, parent and visitor at all times
  • Understand and ensure that the requirements of the statutory framework for the EYFS are met

- Duties and responsibilities in this job description are not exhaustive or restrictive, changes and other duties relevant to this post may be added.

As Room Leader, you will need:

  • Full and relevant Level 3 in Childcare qualification - Essential
  • Over 1 year’s experience working in Early Years - Essential
  • Over 6 months’ experience working in a senior position - Essential
  • Sound knowledge of Ofsted expectations to achieve a Good or Outstanding rating - Desirable
  • Knowledge of the statutory framework for the EYFS and regulatory requirements - Essential
  • Fluent in written and spoken English - Essential

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.

The Family First Group take great care to treat everyone as a person, with equal rights and responsibilities to any other individual, whether they are an adult or a child. We are committed to providing equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice for all children and families according to their individual needs. Discrimination on the grounds of gender, age, race, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic or national origin, or political belief has no place within the Family First Group.


  • Annual leave starts at 24 days on top of a paid birthday day off and public bank holidays.
  • Annual pay review to ensure competitive salary.
  • Team fun days and award events to thank and celebrate our wonderful teams.
  • 50% off nursery fees for our team member’s children and up to 25% for grandchildren/friends/families.
  • Employee assistance helpline offering confidential counselling and advisory service from qualified and trained experts 24/7.
  • Exceptional learning & development opportunities tailored to you.

Nursery Name

The Marlow Riley Park