Bright Horizons Family Solutions
Nursery: Bright Horizons Oxford Waterways Day Nursery and Preschool
Salary: £26,145.60-£34,091.20 per annum (dependant on qualification/s and experience)
Location: Oxford, Summertown
_We are offering a welcome bonus of £1000 for this role! (T&C’s apply)_
We are looking for a full time, Level 3 qualified Room Leader to join our Bright Horizons Oxford Waterways situated in Oxford.
Our Bright Horizons Oxford Waterways is Ofsted rated Good, and is situated in Summertown, just a short walk to the shops and coffee shops. Including excellent transport links to the city centre.
The nursery offers a warm and friendly working environment with a dedicated team.
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
_Bright Horizons are committed to creating inclusive environments where everyone has a sense of belonging and has the opportunity to contribute and thrive in meaningful and impactful ways. We are an inclusive employer and welcome people from all backgrounds to apply. We will consider reasonable adjustments required by applicants. Please note, due to our sector all roles are subject to an Enhanced DBS._
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £26,145.60-£34,091.20 per year
Cycle to work scheme
Free flu jabs
Health & wellbeing programme
Private dental insurance
Private medical insurance
Unlimited paid holidays
Monday to Friday
Work Location: In person