Room Leader Snowflakes Resource - New Bridge (term time only)

Are you passionate about supporting children with additional needs, nurturing young minds and creating a positive learning environment? Join our vibrant team at New Bridge Nursery School, located in the heart of Caversham in Reading.  

This is a permanent term-time only role, plus 5 INSET days per year.  Working hours are 34.75 per week (8:45am to 4:00pm - Tuesdays until 5:00pm)

Salary: RG4 SCP11 to SCP17 (below gateway) - FTE £25,979-£28,770

Actual salary £20,893 to £23,138 per year

Required to start: September 2024

Reference Number: SRL 24  

We are seeking an enthusiastic, flexible and motivated Level 3 Early Years Practitioner to work alongside our Snowflakes coordinator in leading the team and working as a key person in our highly regarded nursery school.

At New Bridge Nursery School, we believe in fostering a warm and inclusive atmosphere where children can thrive. Our dedicated team is committed to providing exceptional care and education for children in their early years, laying the foundation for a lifetime of learning.

As a Level 3 Room Leader, you will play a key role in shaping the early development of children aged 3-5. Your responsibilities will include taking the lead with the planning and implementation of care routines whilst ensuring that the children receive a balanced and extensive curriculum, as well as maintaining strong communication with parents and colleagues.

We can offer:  

  • An opportunity to work in an exceptional Early Years setting
  • A positive and enthusiastic staff, who are committed to achieving the best outcomes for our children
  • A friendly, caring and creative professional working environment
  • Training and continuous professional development

The successful candidate will be: 

  • Qualified to Level 3 in Early Years Education and Childcare with SENDCO accreditation, or equivalent skills and knowledge gained through experience
  • Motivated, creative and enthusiastic
  • A good team player
  • Reliable and flexible

Reading Borough Council also offer a range of benefits including:-

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Childcare scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loans
  • A range of local discounts

If you are enthusiastic, dedicated and ready to make a positive impact on young lives, we would love to hear from you! 

Visits to our nursery school are welcome and encouraged.  Please contact us if you would like to visit us.  You can also learn more about our setting in the New Bridge Nursery School section of this website.

An application pack is available to download below, but if you would prefer a printed application pack, please contact us by emailing or call 0118 937 5580 to make a request.

Applications will be considered upon receipt and interviews arranged accordingly.

Please do not send a C.V. For the purposes of Equal Opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This role requires an enhanced DBS check and we may conduct a social media search for successful candidates.  CVs will not be accepted; please request an application pack via the above email or download one from our website.