Nursery Room Leader / Room Manager Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2ED Full Time / Flexi working £25,000 - £29,250 annual salary + monthly wellbeing budget
Monkey Puzzle is a fabulous place to work where your opinion, thoughts, and special touch are what matters most. This is a fantastic opportunity and you will be generously rewarded for your capabilities, loyalty, and dedication!
We take pride in being part of the vibrant town of Walton-on-Thames which sits beside the River Thames with a historic town centre of Celtic origin in the Elmbridge borough of Surrey.
Our Nursery is a beautiful spacious setting and provides the highest quality childcare to children aged from 3 months to 5 years.
As well as offering Forest School sessions in our local woodland, we also offer multi-sports, cooking, sing and sign and Yoga to ensure the children at our nursery have every opportunity to develop holistically. Our onsite chef produces a varied and delicious menu providing nutritious meals for the children and staff.
What can you expect in return?
Our rate of pay is industry-leading
Continuous professional development L4-L6 Early Years & L5-L7 Leadership and Management, Curriculum lead, Forest School Lead, and more
Up to 50% childcare discount
Following successful completion of probation, a succession plan will be created for career progression
28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days with years of service + Birthday A.L
Commute to work compensation
Refer a friend bonus - up to £500 + Bonus Scheme
Monthly team-building events & treats
Are you the right person for the job?
If you have/are the following, then the answer is yes!
You are passionate about providing outstanding care and education
A relevant Early Years Qualification
Excellent communication skills
What will your role as a Nursery Room Manager/Room Leader look like?
We are looking for Assertive, Confident and Organised Room Leaders to lead and manage the Baby room, Toddler room and Pre-school room.
Support, mentor, motivate and supervise room staff in their day-to-day duties and monitor their paperwork including planning, observations, assessments and learning journeys on a regular basis.
To work with EYFS Curriculum and planning exciting age activities for children
Being responsible for maintaining a safe and welcoming environment in the room.
Building positive, trusting and successful relationships with parents, colleagues and children.
Attending nursery events - parent consultations, open days, sports days, summer fairs etc.
Good knowledge and compliance of Health and Safety, Safeguarding, EYFS and Ofsted regulations
Be willing to be part of the leadership team for continuous progression within the company
Provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.
Remain up to date with current developments in childcare and education policies and practices
Room Leader - Key Skills & Experience
A full and relevant level 3 or above qualification
A sound knowledge of child development for children from birth to five years.
Knowledge and understanding of the statutory framework for the EYFS and the inspection processes of regulatory bodies.
Knowledge of Child Protection procedures.
Awareness of purposeful planning, observation and assessment
Passion for Childcare Industry
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