Early Years

Room Leader - Ollie Owl Day Nursery - Amersham

Room Leader - Ollie Owl Day Nursery - Amersham


Level 3 Early Years or above


Responsibilities/Extra Information:

To lead a team of staff, including trainees and students, to ensure a safe, happy, stimulating environment is provided for all children.

To ensure the smooth running of the daily practices, ensuring practices and policies are followed, including ensuring paperwork is completed to a good standard.

To ensure good observation and assessment of, and planning for, all children in the room.

To ensure all children receive high quality care and their development is suitably promoted.

To act as a role model, demonstrating excellent practice.

To supervise Nursery Practitioners, Assistants and Trainees, carrying out supervisory meetings where appropriate under the guidance of the Nursery Manager and Deputy Nursery Manager.

To continuously promote your team’s effectiveness, motivation and standards of care, offering ongoing positive support, advice and guidance.

To act as a child’s Key Person where requested by the Manager, ensuring quality one to one time each day with your key children and again demonstrating excellent practise to your room staff.

To plan enjoyable and stimulating activities in the room on a weekly and monthly basis which promote the children’s learning and development requirements, guided by the ongoing observation and assessment process.

To work in partnership with, and supporting, the Proprietor, Nursery Manager and Deputy Nursery Manager to ensure the smooth daily running and administration of the nursery, adhering to the Policies & Procedures of Ollie Owl Day Nursery Ltd and compliance with the Children Act, Health and Safety legislation and within the guidelines of Ofsted and the National Standards.

To ensure confidentiality is maintained in the nursery.

To act as a Named Coordinator relevant to their skills or training as designated by the Nursery Manager.

To liaise with the Nursery Management in organising relevant staff, effective mentoring of junior staff, effective delegation and communication and promoting positive attitudes regarding Ollie Owl Day Nursery.

To attend regular management meeting. To participate in staff meetings, sharing best practice and training advice when requested.

To attend and participate in training days, including up to two per year on a Saturday.

To assist with staff induction, helping new staff to fit into the nursery

Ollie Owl Day Nursery is committed to building a 'culture of safety' in which children are protected from abuse and harm in all areas of its service delivery. All staff have an enhanced DBS check as part of our safer recruitment process.

Contact: Kimberley Fernandes 01494725742


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