Bright Horizons Jobs – Room Leader

Job Description:

  • Consistently deliver and plan rich learning opportunities and exceptional care that helps all children to develop and meets their individual needs
  • Make accurate and effective assessments which reflect the needs, interests and stages of development of the child by effective delivery of the key person approach

Job Responsibilities:

  • Continually work in partnership with colleagues, parents and/or careers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of the children ensuring a diverse and inclusive approach is maintained at all times
  • Good knowledge and understanding ‘building the ambition ’and GIRFEC.
  • Demonstrate the HEART principles in everyday working life
  • Promote and follow guidelines implemented for managing behavior including supporting children to manage their own feelings and behaviours
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication at all levels
  • Attend staff meetings and training sessions for continuous professional development
  • Ensure internal policies and procedures are adhered whilst also meeting the external legislation and guidelines from our governing bodies
  • To provide support for your colleagues within the nursery and the broader business
  • Promote the nursery to current parents and potential customers to support the retention and ongoing occupancy growth
  • Lead, mentor and inspire a team to deliver exceptional care and education and provide feedback to create a consistent approach of early years practice to include but not limited to regular 1:1’s, Supervisions and appraisals
  • Ensuring an enabling environment is providing consistent stimulating and inspiring activities for the children in both the indoor and outdoor area as a continuous provision
  • Working as part of a larger team to ensure all essential day to day tasks are completed in line with the nursery demands ie. Hygiene standards and room preparation
  • Plan appropriately for children using the Curriculum of Excellence /Pre Birth to Three
  • Safeguard and promote the health, safety and welfare of children in line with our child protection and keeping everyone safe policies and procedures

Job Requirements:

  • Sound understanding of Curriculum of Excellence /Pre Birth to Three
  • Team Leader experience
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptable and embrace new ways of doing things
  • Experience of working and supporting children and families with additional needs
  • Good knowledge and understanding ‘building the ambition ’and GIRFEC.
  • Child Protection
  • Previous experience of working as a key person
  • Knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding and Child Protection Knowledge and understanding of wider legislative requirements for working with children
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Specific experience of working with 0-2 year age range
  • Post qualified experience of working within the Early Years sector

Job Details:

Company:  Bright Horizons

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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