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Nursery Room Leader (fixed-term role)

Job title Nursery Room Leader (fixed-term role)

Department Westwood Nursery

Salary Starting from £23,715, rising to £27,131

Grade Grade 5

Placed on Tuesday 24 January 2023

Closing date Tuesday 07 February 2023

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CC10279

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Graded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, Westwood Nursery provides 48 places for children aged 6 month to 5 years

We are seeking to recruit a motivated individual to work as Nursery Room Leader.

You should be qualified to QTS (Early Years), NNEB or NVQ Level 3 equivalent, and thoroughly committed to offering high quality care to a group of 18 children aged 2-3 years. You will lead a small team of staff and experience of working in a Nursery is essential.

This post forms part of the management team, taking a lead role monitoring and evaluating children's development across the EYFS.

You should:

  • be fully committed to safeguarding children ensuring excellent care and education
  • model excellent practice and demonstrate good communication skills
  • be able to assist the Childcare Services Manager and Deputy Manager in the management and leadership of a diverse team
  • support the development of staff and work closely with all professionals to involve parent/carers in their children's learning and well-being.

Further information:

At Westwood Nursery we aim to provide accessible, high-quality childcare for children of students, staff and the local community. We provide a safe, caring and stimulating environment where children learn and develop to their full potential and welcome everyone by supporting individual needs, abilities and interests.

This is a fixed-term position to cover parental leave for up to 12 months.

An Enhanced Disclosure & Barring (DBS) will be required for this post.

What we can offer you:

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

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Update to our application process

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.