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Nuursery - Room Leader

Apply for this Full Time Head of Room Job in Buckinghamshire

 
 
Job Reference:
BU/19247/6
 
Type of Position:
Head of Room
 
Area:
Buckinghamshire
 
Location:
Chesham, Bucks
 
Postcode:
HP5
 
Salary:
Negotiable
 
Start Date:
ASAP
 
Job Posted:
14/09/21
 
Temp / Perm:
Permanent
 
Full / Part:
Full Time
 
Typical Hours:
Full Time: 41.5 hours
 
Qualifications:
Level 3 or above Childcare Qualification
 
Age of Children:
0-5 years
 

Full Time Head of Room Job in Buckinghamshire

Job description

 
A private day nursery in the Chesham area are looking for a Room Leader to join their team.

Are you looking for progression?

This could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Full Time: 41.5 hours Monday to Friday

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary - £22,000 to £24,000 gross per annum

Qualifications
• To have a Level 3 or above Childcare Qualification
• Current First Aid Certificate (for young children/ adults)
• Current Safeguarding Children Certificate


Responsibilities include:
• To lead a team of staff, including trainees and students, to ensure a safe, happy, stimulating environment is provided for all children.
• To ensure the smooth running of the daily practices, ensuring practices and policies are followed, including ensuring paperwork is completed to a good standard.
• To ensure good observation and assessment of, and planning for, all children in the room.
• To ensure all children receive high quality care and their development is suitably promoted.
• To act as a role model, demonstrating excellent practice.
• To supervise Nursery Practitioners, Assistants and Trainees, carrying out supervisory meetings where appropriate under the guidance of the Nursery Manager and Deputy Nursery Manager.
• To continuously promote your team's effectiveness, motivation and standards of care, offering ongoing positive support, advice and guidance.
• To act as a child's Key Person where requested by the Manager, ensuring quality one to one time each day with your key children and again demonstrating excellent practice to your room staff.
• To plan enjoyable and stimulating activities in the room on a weekly and monthly basis which promote the children's learning and development requirements, guided by the ongoing observation and assessment process.
• To act as a Named Coordinator relevant to their skills or training as designated by the Nursery Manager.
• To attend regular management meeting. To participate in staff meetings, sharing best practice and training advice when requested.
• To attend and participate in training days, including up to two per year on a Saturday.
• To assist with staff induction, helping new staff to fit into the nursery.
• To ensure all preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment, including laundry duties.
• To provide feedback to the Proprietor and Nursery Manager on issues relating to the nursery.
• To address staff and parent queries and ensure parents feel welcome in the nursery at all times.
• To ensure all Safeguarding & Welfare practices and requirements are met and implemented by all room staff.
• To ensure that only designated staff administer medication as recorded in the risk assessments and as displayed in the Policies and Procedures file.
• To assist in ensuring all accidents, incidents and risk assessment forms are kept and monitored.
• To promote equal opportunities for all children and staff, with regard to their religious persuasion, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural or linguistic background; in particular, challenging situations where racism or discrimination if displayed. Any incidents should be reported to the manager



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

Branch details for this job

Branch:
Tinies Buckinghamshire
Clayton
Coleshill Lane
Winchmore Hill
Amersham
Bucks HP7 0NR
 
Tel:
01628 522 212
 
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