Nursery Room Leader

Per annum

Posted 1 week ago | ref: 232065


Job Title: Permanent Nursery Room Leader

Salary: £19,892

Hours: 40 hours, all year round 

Based: Peterborough College  

QRS are currently recruiting for a full time Nursery room leader to join the Nursery onsite at Peterborough college.  This is a full time permanent position, working 40 hours per week, with a salary of £19,892. 

Job Purpose: 

To ensure a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the nursery, particularly within the age range of children in the room.   Supervising a small team of staff.

Your main duties and responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following areas:

  • Provide a high standard of quality care and education in accordance with nursery policies.
  • Formulate and operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in the room.
  • Ensure the team prepare children’s records and liaise with parents on reviews three times a year.
  • Support all staff and ensure all duties are delegated fairly.
  • Work with the team to provide a high standard of quality care and education.
  • Ensure all room staff work within the nursery policies and procedures at all times.
  • Effectively allocate key children.
  • Conduct show rounds and promote the nursery.
  • Ensure good communication within the team including holding monthly team meetings.
  • Work with the nursery team to identify children potentially with special educational needs promptly and discuss concerns room SENCo.
  • Take on additional responsibilities as designated by nursery manager when required
  • Responsible for supervision of the team’s daily duties , supervisions and performance reviews.
  • Act promptly to address any concerns in the room and inform nursery manager of ongoing issues.
  • Support nursery nurses to develop effective relationships with parents.
  • Give clear direction to nursery assistants and support nursery nurses to give clear direction to nursery assistants.
  • Deputise for Deputy Nursery Manager and Nursery Manager when required.

The suitable candidate will: 

  • Hold a Level 3 childcare qualification 
  • Have significant experience in a day care setting working with children across a range of ages 0 - 5
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of EYFS and child development 
  • Have significant knowledge of Ofsted requirements for the provision of safe care to children  

If this role is of interest please email a CV and Cover Letter to

Closing date 02.12.2021