January 2024 - New childcare offer for eligible working parents of 2 year olds

We are aware that some parents are experiencing difficulties with the application process for the new 2 year old funding offer, please do signpost them to HMRC Childcare Service helpline on 0300 123 4097 who will be able to advise.

Information can also be accessed through the Childcare Choices  website. As a Local Authority we have no authority on this process and currently have no additional information to that which has been published on Childcare Choices.

Early Years

Room Leader - Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery Ltd - Chesham

Room Leader - Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery Ltd - Chesham


Level 3 in Childcare or higher 

At least 2 years experience working in a nursery

Responsibilities/Extra Information:

Ensure that all company policies and procedures are adhered to by all staff
Promote a high standard of quality within the nursery, including practice, environment and resources to meet the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage
Ensure appropriate planning and assessment is in place and is accurately maintained by the appropriate staff
Provide leadership and support to all playroom-based staff to enable them to establish and maintain professional positive working relationships with both colleagues, parents and carers
Deploy staff effectively to ensure the required standards are maintained
Ensure that all children are kept safe and that staff are confident to follow safeguarding procedures
Implement and support others in delivering the EYFS in line with current practice and guidelines
Proactively promote the nursery to current and potential parents/customers including in the wider community
Adhere to all health and safety policies and procedures and undertake a shared responsibility for cleanliness and health and safety throughout the nursery
Support, supervise and mentor playroom-based staff and students
In conjunction with the management team identify, address and support in individual training needs and self-development such as supervisions and appraisal


  • Probation pass reward with a £200 gift card
  • Birthday off
  • 20 days annual leave + bank/public holidays
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Annual Performance Bonus
  • Additional days holiday days for every 2 years service
  • 2 annual inset training days
  • Free Breakfast on the early open shift
  • Employee of the Month Reward
  • Discounted Childcare of 40%
  • Continued opportunities for professional growth
  • Access to our engaging online training platform
  • Company Events/Team Bonding Socials
  • Staff Appreciation Rewards
  • Employee referral scheme

What’s more we have been rated 4.3 stars out of 5 stars on Glassdoor Reviews by our current staff! Please feel free to have a read of what they love about working for Monkey Puzzle Chesham.

Contact: Nikki Shah 01494257090

Please send your CV/Application form to:  manager@monkeypuzzlechesham.co.uk


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