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Preschool Leader Job, Newly Established Private Setting, Huntingdon

Apply for this Full Time Head of Room Job in Cambridgeshire

Job Reference:
Type of Position:
Head of Room
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Start Date:
Job Posted:
Temp / Perm:
Full / Part:
Full Time
Typical Hours:
40 hours per week
Childcare Level 3 or above
Age of Children:

Full Time Head of Room Job in Cambridgeshire

Job description

We have a fantastic client looking for a Preschool Leader to join their small team, based at a newly extended private nursery setting in the Huntingdon area.
The salary is based between £17500 - £25000 dependent on skills and experience, outlined below is an idea of the minimum requirements of the successful applicant.

You must hold a level 3 or above and have experience working with children in a professional environment.

Purpose of the job: To work as a key person and as part of the childcare team under the direction of the childcare manager to provide safe, high quality education and care for children meeting their individual needs.

• To be trained in the role of a Pre School Leader.
• To lead the day to day organisation of the relevant team keeping each child at the centre of what we do.
• To assist with the planning of the curriculum following the EYFS as guidance.
• To contribute in providing a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the nursery.
• To deliver coaching and training to staff to implement key teaching and learning focuses.
• To give support to other personnel in the Nursery.
• To liaise and work in partnership with other professionals and schools.
• To work towards individual school readiness requirements.
• To implement the daily routine in the room.
• To work together as a team supporting each other for the benefit of the children.
• Liaise with Parent's and Carer's sharing information about their child's development.
• To train in Designated Person Roles.
• To train to work with ECAT.

• With your staff team, deliver a programme of exciting play opportunities and activities suitable to the age range and developmental needs of the children in your room which will motivate their learning and integration within the nursery.
• To ensure that a caring and stimulating environment is provided for children that takes into account individual developmental needs and enables children to reach their full potential
• Keep well-informed of legislation, guidelines and policies to ensure the Children's Act and the Early Years Foundation Stage Welfare Requirements are met at all times.
• Support all staff and engage in the development of a strong, knowledgeable staff team.
• To be flexible within working practices of nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the nursery, e.g. preparation of snack, meals, cleansing of equipment, etc.
• Work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the philosophy behind the nursery is fulfilled.
• To ensure compliance with legislative requirements at all times.
• To ensure that the nursery conforms to and exceeds the requirements of Ofsted.
• To ensure that the nursery consistently meets the requirements set out in the Early Years Foundation Stage to a minimum good standard.
• To implement and maintain the company's Equality policy ensuring that children, parents and the staff team are valued and practice is positive and non-discriminatory.
• To monitor any safeguarding issues following nursery and local authority procedures.
• To give daily feedback to the Manager about the nursery including any complaints received or any situation that may be detrimental to the company.
• Prepare the nursery for Ofsted inspections and action any recommendations
• To ensure children to staff ratios are maintained.
• To support all new staff members during their staff induction period.
• Maintain accurate and up to date personnel records for key children within the nursery.
• To fully take part in the staff supervision termly.
• Identify and deal with poor performance with agreed action plans with individual, clear targets and goals, realistic timescales and opportunities for constructive feedback and monitoring, ensuring that all documentation is accurate and signed.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships in the staff team, through regular staff meetings, team meetings, training sessions and open honest communication.
• Provide constructive, honest, feedback to support and encourage all staff.
• To establish good professional relationships with colleagues working in other nurseries.
• To ensure that the physical environment of the nursery is maintained to comply with the requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act.
• To ensure that a daily Health & Safety checks are carried out.

Please apply by emailing your CV to or calling 01480300908!!

If you are interested in this Full Time Head of Room Job in Cambridgeshire, please apply now.

Branch details for this job

Tinies Cambridge
Vision Park
Chivers Way
CB24 9AD
01223 628 873

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After 6 months I have been promoted to a permanent room manager. I really can't thank you enough for placing me at EYC and for all your help. Thanks again!
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