Room leader

Acr recruitment and training
Published
15 April 2021
Location
kenilworth, United Kingdom
Job Type
Category
Salary
19,500PA

Description

ACR Recruitment and Training are recruiting a room leader for our prestigious client in Kenilworth , easily commutable from Warwick , leamington and Coventry.

Candidates will need to have a passion for providing excellent care to children along with experience in leading members of staff.

Your role as Room Leader will include:

  • Consistently deliver and plan rich learning opportunities and exceptional care that helps all children to develop and meets their individual needs.
  • Make accurate and effective assessments, which reflect the needs, interests and stages of development of the child by effective delivery of the key person approach.
  • Ensuring an enabling environment is providing consistent stimulating and inspiring activities for the children in both the indoor and outdoor area as a continuous provision.
  • Lead, mentor and inspire a team to deliver exceptional care and education and provide feedback to create a consistent approach of early years practice to include but not limited to regular 1:1’s, Supervisions and appraisals.
  • Ensure that British Values are incorporated and demonstrated through Early Years Foundation Stage learning and play.
  • Safeguard and promote the health, safety and welfare of children in line with our child protection and keeping everyone safe policies and procedures.
  • Ensure internal policies and procedures are adhered whilst also meeting the external legislation and guidelines from our governing bodies.
  • Promote and follow guidelines implemented for managing behaviour including supporting children to manage their own feelings and behaviours.
  • Continually work in partnership with colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of the children ensuring a diverse and inclusive approach is maintained at all times.
  • Promote the nursery to current parents and potential customers to support the retention and ongoing occupancy growth

Essential Experience:

  • Proven experience of working with early years education settings with successful outcomes for children at ‘Good or Outstanding ’ regulatory inspection outcomes
  • Working in collaboration with colleagues in achieving positive working relationships through effective communication and the support of all members of the nursery team.
  • A strong record of on-going training and/or professional qualifications since qualifying
  • Strong decision-maker, with the proven ability to work as part of a team to ensure essential day to day tasks are completed in line with nursery demands ie. Hygiene standards and room preparation.
  • Experience of food preparation and the completion of relevant training linked to food management
  • Experience of child protection and safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Highly motivated and driven, meeting deadlines in relation to children’s record keeping and assessment.
  • Current 12hrs Paediatric First Aid Certificate

Experience Desirable:

  • Knowledge of Local Authority and Regulatory requirements and inspection processes across the UK
  • Working within policies, procedures, and regulatory requirement.

Qualifications:

  • Full and relevant level 3 qualification or level 2 qualification (essential)
  • 12 hours paediatric first aid (essential)
  • Food Hygiene or equivalent training and compliance in food management (this can be completed as part of Induction)
  • Relevant safeguarding/child protection training undertaken and a willingness to update training regularly (essential)
  • Evidence of continuous professional development

Personal Attributes:

  • Able to communicate clearly with adults and children using a variety of techniques (oral and in writing)
  • Ability to support and inspire nursery colleagues to achieve the highest standards or care and education.
  • Ability to build trust and develop cohesive working relationships with colleagues
  • Able to manage workload and manage time effectively
  • Able and competent user of company ICT systems and have the willingness to learn and develop ICT skills
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