Little Dukes has independent nurseries in London, Richmond upon Thames, Brighton & Hove and Worthing.
If you are passionate about working with children and making a positive impact on their lives, we would love to hear from you.
Job Title: Room Leader
_This role would suit anybody that has experience as an Early Years Teacher, Senior Nursery Educator, Early Years Practitioner, Nursery Teacher, Apprentice Educator, Nursery Educator or Nursery Assistant._
Minimum Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification (or other full and relevant Early Years qualification)
Previous experience working in a nursery or childcare setting
Knowledge of child development theories and practices
Ability to work effectively as part of a team
Patience, empathy, and a genuine love for working with children
First Aid and CPR certification (preferred)
Knowledge of relevant regulations and legislation governing childcare (e.g., Safeguarding)
Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
Opportunities for professional development and training
Supportive work environment with a friendly team
Company Pension scheme
Responsible for the daily running of a section of the Nursery, including the care and wellbeing of the children and the delivery of an effective curriculum
Supervising and support the daily setting up of the rooms and outside, to provide safety, and an effective learning environment for all the children.
To work with the Manager(s) to ensure that staff ratios are maintained and there is effective staff deployment, supervision, mentoring and recognition of training needs for all staff and apprentices.
Provide high-quality care and education to children aged 0-5
Plan and implement EYFS-appropriate activities, ensuring they are stimulating and engaging
Create a safe and nurturing environment for children to learn and grow
Observe and assess children’s development, identifying any areas of concern
Collaborate with parents and other staff members to support children’s individual needs
Maintain accurate records of children’s progress and development
Ensure the nursery is clean, organized, and well-maintained at all times
Follow health and safety guidelines to ensure the well-being of all children
Little Dukes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Candidates will be expected to follow our Safer Recruitment processes which includes completion of an application form, undergoing an interview process, and the Company obtaining suitable references and an Enhanced DBS check.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £24,000.00-£32,000.00 per year
Monday to Friday
We have nursery settings in the boroughs of Islington, Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea, Wandsworth, and Richmond. Please specify your ideal location.
Nursery/Childcare: 1 year (required)
Level 2 or 3 Early Years Educator (or equivalent) (required)
United Kingdom (required)
Work Location: In person