A lovely small Private nursery in Ham, with a real emphasis on outdoor learning, is looking for an exceptional experienced, 'Toddler class Room Leader' to join our wonderful team!
**Working hours: 36 to 41** **hours per week**
**Qualities you must have**:
- Very strong communication skills with children, parents, Manager & staff - The ability to be a valuable part of a team - Experienced at implementing the EYFS in nursery settings - Ability to use your experience and professionalism to build on our good work - Insistence on high standards of care and education - Enthusiastic with a love for children and for developing their learning - Ability to share your ideas for planning and activities - Ability to make the room a wonderful place to be for the children-and staff
**Main activities and responsibilities**:
- Working in partnership with and supporting the Nursery Manager and Deputy Nursery Manager to ensure the daily running and administration of the nursery, adhering to the Policies & Procedures of the company and compliance with the Children Act, Health and Safety legislation and within the guidelines of Ofsted and the National Standards. - Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery. - Supervising Nursery Nurses and Students and carrying out supervisory meetings where appropriate under the guidance of the Nursery Manager and Deputy Nursery Manager - Supporting the Nursery Manager /Deputy Nursery Manager/ and organising the planning of activities in the Pre-school classroom. - Liaising with the Nursery Manager/Deputy Nursery Manager in organising relevant staff, effective mentoring of junior staff, effective delegation and communication and promoting positive attitudes regarding the company. - Attending regular meetings with the Nursery Manager/ Deputy Nursery Manager/ and participating in staff meetings. - Care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs. - Assisting with staff inductions and helping new staff to fit into the nursery. - Providing a good role model for Nursery Nurses and Students. - Providing feedback to the Nursery Manger/ Deputy Nursery Manager on issues relating to the nursery day. - Addressing staff and parent queries. - Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records. - Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasion, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural or linguistic background; in particular, challenge situations where racism or discrimination is displayed.