Room Leader

2022-01-07T13:35:25+00:00 January 7th, 2022|
Location: Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire

Employment type: Permanent / Full Time

salary: £26,000 -
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Job Description

Aspire Recruitment are recruiting a Room Leader on behalf of our client in Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire.

Start: Immediate
Location: Great Shelford, CB2
Hours: Mon to Fri, Full Time
Salary: £26,000

Main Purpose of the Room Leader:          

  • To ensure a high standard of physical care, emotional, social and intellectual care for all children
  • To ensure all children are safeguarded and their welfare and safety is promoted.
  • The Room Leader will inspire outstanding practice and share knowledge and understanding of children’s care, learning and development and give support to other team members within their immediate room and within the wider Nursery.
  • To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children learn and develop through play.
  • To possess the highest standards and latest knowledge of practice and serve as an example to the other practitioners within the setting.
  • To have full regard to the requirements of the Statutory Guidance for the Early Years Foundation Stage. 

Main Responsibilities and Tasks of the Room Leader:

  • To support colleagues to have the specific knowledge and skills required to work effectively with children aged 0-24 months/aged 37 to 59 months.
  • To use specific training/knowledge and skills required to work effectively
  • To keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys, share this with parents, carers and other key adults in the child’s life and organise parent reviews in conjunction with the EYFS Co-ordinator.
  • Ensure that all children receive progress checks as laid out in the EYFS and that these are shared with parents in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Undertake appropriate supervision meetings for all members within your team in conjunction with the nursery management approach.
  • Ensure that all record keeping is accurate and up to date within your designated area, including learning journeys of all children within your room, sleep chart, bathroom checks, accident forms, daily risk assessments and any other forms that support the learning, development and welfare of the children.
  • To be responsible for good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness with the room and ensure that the safety standards are appropriate for the needs of young children.
  • To ensure confidentiality of all information received by all team members in your area.
  • Lead changes linked to environment plans based upon children current level of learning 

Additional Information for the Room Leader

  • The Room Leader will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and to be a member of the DBS Update Service.
  • All staff must hold an in date paediatric first aid certificate.
  • All employees are made aware of their responsibility to notify the manager immediately of any changes to their circumstances that may affect their suitability to work with children – this is also the case in terms of any changes to the circumstances of those who live with the member of staff.

If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant experience and skills and would like to apply, please call our team now on 01223 855440 or apply online.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Aspire Cambridge is acting as an Employment Agency in regards to this Permanent opportunity.


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