• Alisdair Low

Nursery Room Leader - Watford Nursery - £24,000 - £26,000

Contact Jane at Integritas Education Recruitment

Want to work at an Outstanding nursery?

Receive excellent in-house training?

Be part of a nurturing culture? An exciting opportunity has presented itself for a qualified Nursery Room Leader in our dedicated Toddler or Preschool room in our Watford Nursery. If you are hardworking, a team player and able to build good relationships with children and parents alike we can offer you competitive salaries, a full range of professional development courses through our training company The Montessori Apprentice Academy. Company History First established in 1993, this is a family run business with a dedicated team of highly trained Montessori staff and qualified childcare specialists.

We offer accredited Montessori education from the age of 6 months - 5 years and are proud to have received OUTSTANDING by Ofsted across all four of our branches. As a family business, we strive to create a nurturing environment for our staff to grow and excel. We invest the time and effort to support all our staff to continue their professional development through our excellent in-house training scheme. We are committed to the highest level of training, which is why we offer our staff a variety of training courses to further develop them in their role. Further funding is also available for the Montessori Diploma Course.

Brief: The Room Leader is a qualified childcare professional with responsibility for the day to- day running of their room. They perform an important role caring for children, maintaining a high-quality, stimulating learning environment, supervising staff and imparting their knowledge and skills to others. They are creative and reflective leaders able to implement new ideas and use a range of strategies to continually improve practice and support the management team Main Duties: • Provide high standards of childcare and education – this includes providing a safe, caring environment to enable the emotional, social and educational development of children, through individual attention and group activities. • To support the aims and objectives of the nursery and assist the proprietor in the organisation of a high quality establishment for Toddlers aged 15 to 24 months or Pre-schoolers aged 2.5-5 years.

• To reflect on practice and routines, tailoring them to meet the individual needs of each child throughout the day.

• To lead planning and the provision of a stimulating range of age-appropriate activities and ensuring your room is well-resourced and creatively set-up.

• To work in partnership with all parents/carers, building and maintaining

relationships that encourage trust, open communication and involvement in nursery life.

• To lead observations and the assessment of children’s learning and

development ensuring records are kept up-to-date, are of a high standard and are shared effectively.

• To promote stimulating resources for the children to engage and develop in.

• To report any concerns promptly to your Manager or Area Manager.

This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties and the post holder will be required to undertake any other reasonable duties discussed and directed by the line manager.

Working Hours: 40 Hours Per Week

Additional Perks:

- £500 joining bonus once you pass your probation period

- Professional Development Days

- Pension Auto Enrolled

- Counselling Support

- Termly Bonuses if you hit your KPI’s

- Summer & Winter Parties, as well as regular staff team bonding events

The safeguarding of all of our children is our highest priority and therefore a clear and valid DBS, as well as two references will be required from all successful candidates. We are happy to apply for your DBS on your behalf and cover this cost, if successful.

Once shortlisting of all applicants has been completed, the shortlisted candidates will be offered an initial interview via video link.

If this role is of any interest, please contact Jane at Integritas Education Recruitment.

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Integritas is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service.

The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process.

As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback.

If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.