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Nursery Room Leader

Job details
Posting date: 15 October 2019
Salary: £8 to £9.50 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 14 November 2019
Location: E14 9FP
Company: Crossharbour Montessori
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: Nursery Room Leader CMDN

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Summary

JOB DESCRIPTION – ROOM LEADER
The Room Leader is responsible to the Manager and Deputy Manager.
Their duties will be that of a nursery nurse with extra responsibilities.
Duties will include:
Working in partnership with and supporting the Senior Nursery Nurse, Manager and Deputy to ensure the daily running and administration of the nursery, adhering to the Policies & Procedures of Crossharbour Montessori Nursery and compliance with the Children Act, Health and Safety legislation and within the guidelines of Ofsted, Montessori method and the EYFS. Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery.
Acting as a Named Coordinator relevant to their skills or training as designated by the Nursery Manager.
Supervising Nursery Nurses, Assistants and Students and carrying out supervisory meetings where appropriate under the guidance of the Manager, Assistant Manager and Deputy Manager.
Supporting the Deputy Manager, and assisting with the planning of activities in a designated area of the nursery.
Liaising with the Deputy Manager in organizing relevant staff, effective mentoring of junior staff, effective delegation and communication and promoting positive attitudes regarding Headstart Nursery.
Attending regular meetings with the Deputy Manager, and participating in staff meetings.
Assisting with staff inductions and helping new staff to fit into the nursery.
Providing a good role model for Nursery Nurses, Assistants and Students.
Providing feedback to the Deputy Manager on issues relating to the nursery day.
Addressing staff and parent queries.
The Team Leader must at all times ensure that only designated staff administer medication.
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.
Assisting the Manager and Deputy Manager, participating in arranging regular parents' evenings, publicity, open weekends and children's outings and ensuring effective marketing.
Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the Manager and Deputy Manager.

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