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2018-01-22 Nurseries Job Title: Room Leader

Job Role: Room Leader / Team Leader / Senior Nursery Nurse

Date Posted: 23 Dec 2017

Job Location: Liverpool , Merseyside

Company:

View all jobs posted by Brightstart Day Nursery Group Ltd

Salary: £8.00 8.00 per hour

Hours: Full Time

Contact Name: Alix Bedford

Description

Orchard Day Nursery

Job Description

ROOM LEADER

  • To hold a relevant childcare qualification to at least level 3.

  • To have at least two years experience in childcare.

  • To hold a full-time post at the setting.

  • To follow the job description of a nursery nurse.

  • To have a thorough understanding of all matters relating to safeguarding.

  • To lead by example: attitude, appearance, actions.

  • To have a thorough working knowledge of all nursery policies and procedures.

  • To have a working knowledge of EYFS welfare requirements.

  • To have a firm grasp of children’s developmental milestones.

  • To understand the principles of the EYFS and how to implement them effectively.

  • To collate observations and oversee room organisation and activities.

  • To ensure smooth transitions of children both into and out of your room.

  • To be accountable for the success of your room.

  • To help create a positive atmosphere within your team.

  • To greet prospective parents formally when they are being shown around the nursery.

  • To be accountable for any failings in your room.

  • To always strictly follow nursery procedures and regulations.

  • To support the nursery management at all times.

  • To share information and instructions with your colleagues.

  • To offer guidance and support to colleagues when necessary.

  • To speak to parents over difficult issues.

  • To hold a key role within the staff team.

  • To never engage in gossip.

  • To monitor the correct use of stock and to inform management when more is required.

  • To be aware of the “whole picture”- you should not need reminding to do the obvious.

  • To take your responsibility seriously and be proud of your position.

  • To attend monthly management meetings without receiving time back.

  • To continually seek to further develop knowledge and skills. This will involve reading and researching in your own time.