Salary

£11 per hour

Hours

36 hours per week

Closing date

Tuesday 16 August 2022

Interview date

TBC

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Nursery Room Leader 

Subsidised child care for staff  

 RAFA Kidz Nursery, RAF Brize Norton OX18 3LX 

£11 per hour   36 hours per week worked over 4 days 

 RAFA Kidz is a hugely popular nursery serving the local RAF community as well as non-service families when spaces allow.  We have a passionate and ambitious team of 30 staff who take great pride in supporting circa 80 children aged 0 -5 in a stimulating, exciting, educational and fun environment at our modern facility based just outside RAF Brize Norton. 

 We put our colleagues at the heart of everything we do and if you want to be part of something really special then please consider applying for our Room Leader job opportunity. If you share our vision to ‘Nurture, Learn, Improve’ and want to be part of a values led organisation then this could be the perfect fit for you! 

 Ideally you will be either an experienced Room Leader or a Level 3 Practitioner ready for your next challenge. As well as the usual responsibilities that you would expect of this role, our Room Leaders are part of our management team and also role models to other members of staff. You will encourage and motivate your colleagues to continually demonstrate best practices and support them in their learning journey towards their qualifications.  

The full role profile is available to download on our website www.rafakidz.org.uk 

As well as discount on staff child care, we also offer; 

 We provide a wonderful supportive environment and you will be encouraged to take up all training opportunities to further your own personal skills and career development 

  • 33 days holidays including time off over Christmas to relax and recharge! 
  • free DBS 
  • free parking 
  • free flu jabs 
  • Company pension 
  • access to our Employee Support Programme 
  • modern facilities and online learning software system 
  • you will be working with a committed management team and friendly colleagues. 

 Want to know more?  Then please feel free to call the nursery 01993 846396 and ask for Lynne Greenham (Nursery Manager) who will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Alternatively please send your CV to jobs@rafakidz.org.uk     

 Our colleagues tell us  

‘One of the lovely things about working here is that I do feel appreciated and valued’   

‘RAFA constantly offer training and I find these courses interesting and valuable’   

‘I enjoy working for this company because I‘ve found everyone to be very supportive’   

‘There is always an opportunity to learn something new as we are supported to undertake further learning’   

‘The staff are lovely,  the children are brilliant and the facilities are second to none’   

  Our Principles that guide our teaching and provision for children: 

  • We recognise that all children are unique, curious and love to learn 
  • We will build on what children know, can do and are interested in 
  • We will provide a wide range of rich experiences that encourage children to explore and experiment, and promote awe and wonder 
  • We will use a variety of teaching methods which enable children to gain the skills and knowledge they need to become confident and resilient learners 
  • We will provide safe good quality equipment and resources which invite children to explore, experiment and foster their curiosity. Resources will be chosen for their safety, quality and versatility so that they can be used in many different ways to support learning 

The role requires a satisfactory, enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check on appointment and every three years thereafter 

 Closing Date Tuesday 16 August 2022 

 Applicants who meet the criteria may be offered an interview ahead of the closing date so please do not delay in applying!  We’d love to hear from you