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Room Leader

Reading, Berkshire
£22,129 to £24,920
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Brighter Futures for Children Sure Start Whitley Day Nursery Full Time, 37 hours per week. Permanent Brighter Futures for Children is improving outcomes for Reading's children, young people and families. We are an independent, not-for-profit-company, wholly owned by Reading Borough Council. Our responsibility is to deliver quality children's services, early help, education and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) services in the borough. We protect and enhance the lives of the children of Reading. We help families find long-term solutions to ensure children lead happy, healthy, and successful lives. We embrace new and proven ways of working, including; trauma Informed practice, restorative approaches, strong partnership working, quick and appropriate decision-making. Sure Start Whitley Day Nursery is a busy, popular and well-established nursery providing high quality, affordable and free childcare to local families in the South of Reading. The nursery is set out over three bright rooms which connect to a private garden space. Our local community is diverse with children attending our setting from a range of different backgrounds and with many different languages represented. Our practitioners are completely focused on ensuring that all children achieve and have an equal chance of success in an environment which is inclusive, inspiring, and nurturing. The children are very important and so is our team. We work closely with our practitioners to ensure that they continue to learn, develop, and share good practices. We are currently looking for a room leader who can work collaboratively with our team, families, and wider professionals in the best interests of the children. Applicants must have an excellent understanding of child development, must hold a level 3 childcare qualification and have at least 1 year post qualified experience working with children. Previous experience of leading a team or additional responsibilities within a setting are desirable. Our offer We offer a supportive environment to grow and develop your career with the opportunity to put your ideas across. Innovation and ambition are strongly encouraged, and you ll get a great feel for that working in our friendly and collaborative environment. A competitive salary alongside a range of benefits including: Local Government Pension Scheme 25 days holiday plus public holidays (rising up to 32 days after 10 years of continuous service) Discounted Childcare Scheme (onsite Nursery) Cycle to work scheme Season ticket loans A range of local discounts For an informal discussion about the role please contact: Megan Jones (Nursery manager) on (phone number removed) Or Kelly Goswell (Deputy manager) on (phone number removed) Closing date: Wednesday 21st September 2022 Shortlisting: Thursday 22nd September 2022 Interview date: Wednesday 28th September 2022
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  • Job Reference: 707262743-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Reading Borough Council
    Reading Borough Council
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £22,129 to £24,920
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent