Nursery: Bright Horizons Hatch End Day Nursery and Preschool
Job Type: Full time / Permanent / Mon-Fri / 40 hours
Salary: £28,100.80-£36,649.60 (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 nursery provides places for 87 children, and has well-resourced rooms and a lovely garden area for the children to enjoy which helped the nursery, along with its experienced team, achieve a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating in 2019. There are good transport links in the local area.
What we can offer you
Our benefits include, but are not limited to;
£28,100.80-£36, 649.60 (dependent on qualification/s and experience)
Career development opportunities across our network of nurseries
Amazing discounts, ranging from 50% of 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 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’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
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. If you share our passion, values, and have most of the skills listed, we encourage you to apply – as you may be just what we’re looking for! Please note, due to our sector all roles are subject to an Enhanced DBS. Some of our roles require specific qualifications by law, this will be highlighted as essential within the advert.
We look forward to receiving your application!
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