Childcare Practitioner- Room Leader

Do you have a passion for working with babies and young children?

Are you a leader who shows confidence and assurance within their work?

Overview of the Childcare Practitioner- Room Leader:

  • Based in a private day nursery in Tipton, 0 - 12 provision

  • FT, minimum 35 hours- a variety of hours offered between Mon - Fri 7.15am - 6.00pm

  • Must hold a minimum full and relevant level 3 qualification in childcare

  • Previous experience as a room leader desirable

  • Delegate daily and room responsibilities

  • Work in a team

  • Have excellent knowledge of EYFS

  • Have excellent knowledge of understanding the importance of safeguarding

  • Have an understanding of staff ratios

  • Give support, direction and guidance to apprentices

  • Support parent partnership events and oversee organised events

  • Key holder responsibilities- open and closing the nursery, morning risk assessments

  • Car driver with business insurance and access to own car essential- as part of the role. You will take children to and from local schools for drop offs and collections. Claim £0.45 per mile for every business mile you do.

What do you need to apply for this job of Childcare Practitioner Room Leader?

  • Hold a relevant level 3 childcare qualification

  • Be able to attain a DBS- if you don't have one on the update service already

  • Be able to attain two references

  • Experience managing other staff members within a childcare setting

  • A fun and energetic approach to your work

  • Initiative

  • Have experience within a childcare setting

  • Be enthusiastic, fun, creative and a good role model

  • Have real passion, motivation and drive for working with and educating children

  • Have a good level of understanding of the EYFS and Safeguarding policies/procedures

  • Have a commitment to self-development and be prepared and motivated to keep knowledge and skills updated

Benefits to working for this nursery as a Childcare Practitioner Room Leader

  • Discount off own childcare

  • Professional development support

  • The nursery works with the Curiosity Approach and In The Moment Planning

  • Great working environment


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