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Room Leader – LEYF Nurseries

Reference number: SW-011203
  • Salary: £24,300 - £25,800 per annum
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Employer: London Early Years Foundation
  • Location: SE15 1JB, SE22 9EP, SE14 6QQ, SW9 9ES, SW1A 2NE, SE5 8JU and SE14 6LU
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Job description

Our Room Leaders lead a team of Early Years professionals to create and plan daily routines and activities to engage and stimulate our children. They confidently manage the day-to-day running of the room, while encouraging their team, motivating learning and positively managing every child’s well-being.

As a LEYF Room Leader, you will work closely with the management team to ensure that best practice is maintained and delivered throughout the nursery, ensuring we provide the best experience for our children and their families.

Room Leaders have relevant qualifications at Level 3 or above, combined with leadership and team management skills, knowledge of legislation relating to Early Years and the ability to build strong and supportive relationships within a team.

Job requirements

  • Full and relevant child-care qualification at level 3 or above.
  • Strong knowledge of safeguarding and child protection
  • At least 12 months experience working in an early year’s setting.
  • Demonstrative experience of being a confident leader, articulating your ideas and using planning and preparation.
  • Distribute staff and resources effectively, maintaining ratios whilst supporting other rooms.
  • Continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspiring others.
  • Have a passion for making a difference in their communities.
  • A child centred approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate


Please forward your cv to Mark at
 mark@southwarkworks.org.uk

Date posted: 21/09/2022

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