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Room Leader

Leatherhead, Surrey
£24,712.48 to £32,216.91
Job Type
21 Sep 2022
Nursery : Bright Horizons Leatherhead Day Nursery and Preschool

Job Type : Full Time / Permanent

Salary : £24,712.48 - £32,216.91 (dependant on qualification/s and experience)

We are currently offering a Welcome Bonus of up to £2,000 for this vacancy (Terms and Conditions apply)

If you hold a full and relevant Level 3 or above Early Years qualification, and are an educator at heart, with a passion for inspiring and leading a team to deliver outstanding to teaching to the children within our care - our Room Leader opportunity would be perfect for you.

Why Bright Horizons?

We care for over 10,000 children across the UK, across our portfolio of over 300 nurseries, 98% of which are rated Good or Outstanding by Ofsted. We're on a mission to change the future for children, families, and the people we work with, and are committed to progressive working values like flexibility, work-life balance, and wellbeing.

Our Bright Horizons Leatherhead is Ofsted rated Good, and is situated has excellent transport links, located close to Leatherhead train station.

The nursery is set within a beautiful, purposely converted setting, consisting of 6 individual home-bases tailored to each age group. The nursery also features a large external play area, where our children can learn and explore!

What you'll be doing
Lead, mentor and inspire a team to deliver exceptional care and education

Ensure the learning environment provides consistent stimulation and engaging activities for the children, across both the indoor and outdoor areas

Deliver and plan rich learning opportunities and exceptional care, to help all children to develop and meet their individual milestones

Develop and maintain strong partnerships with colleagues, parents and/or carers, as well as other professionals, to meet the individual needs of each child

Promote and ensure child welfare, protection, health and safety and safeguarding procedures and policies are followed at all times

Work with colleagues to maintain a positive, happy and safe environment on a day to day basis

What we can offer you

Our benefits include, but are not limited to;
£24,712.48 - £32,216.91(dependant on qualification/s and experience)

Career development opportunities across our network of nurseries

Amazing discounts, ranging from childcare to high-street, to utility and days out!

Quarterly Employee Appreciation Weeks - with treats for all the team

External helpline with professional counsellors - supporting your wellbeing 24 hours a day.

Access to our extensive library of training and qualifications, to support your continuous development

What we're looking for
Full and Relevant Level 3 or above Early Years qualification

Previous experience working within an Early Years setting (ideally as a Room Leader, Nursery Nurse, Nursery Practitioner, Early Years Educator or similar)

Sound understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage

Strong knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding, Child Protection, and the wider legislative requirements for working with children

Ability to build trust and strong working relationships with both colleagues and parents

Ability to use a variety of techniques to clearly and successfully communicate with both children and adults

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.


Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: £24,712.48-£32,216.91 per year

Monday to Friday
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  • Job Reference: 717532917-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Bright Horizons Family Solutions
  • Location: Leatherhead, Surrey
  • Salary: £24,712.48 to £32,216.91
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent