Room Leader

chapel Road St Johnston
20 hours
Stepping Stones Playgroup
July 15, 2022

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Job Description

·         To provide quality early childhood care and education to children.

·         To guide, observe, stimulate and supervise children in a safe and caring environment

·         To provide support to staff in order to fulfil their role within the playgroup

·         To work in close co-operation with the Manager and the other team members

·         To act as a key worker to specified children

·         Ensuring the safety, security and wellbeing of all children in your care

·         To assist in the planning and implementation of an age appropriate stimulating programme of activities which will enhance the child’s natural growth and development

·         To ensure all quality and safety standards are maintained in the service at all times

·         To implement child safeguarding and health and safety measures at all times

·         To be attentive to the children in your care

·         To deal with issues as they arise in relation to the well-being of children

·         To communicate with children at their level

·         To use positive strategies in supporting children through challenging behaviour

·         To provide personal care as required and appropriate

·         To carry out observations using Mosaic and written format

·         To report any concerns, you might have about the welfare of a child to the Designated Liaison Person for Child Protection

·         To be a member of the team engaging with the other members of staff working in the service

·         To work in close co-operation with the manager and other staff members

·         To ensure you respect the rights of children in your care

·         To work as part of the team, fostering good working relationships within the team, respect staff input and ideas and provide support to students if required

·         To act as a role model in the leadership and assistant role

·         To have a neat and tidy appearance, wearing the uniform provided and adhering to the dress code

Qualifications Required

Stepping Stones Playgroup invites candidates for the position of a permanent Room Leader position, 20 hours in total (9am-1pm) in the Ecce room.  The candidate must have at least one years’ experience in a leadership role, hold a minimum Level 6 award in Childcare and have excellent leadership and communication skills.  The contract will run for the 38 ECCE weeks of the year (September to June).  

Experience Required

Minimum of one years room leader/leader experience required

Further Information

If you would like to be considered for the above position please email your cv and a cover note stating how you meet the criteria outlined in the job description by 1pm on the 15/07/22 to

How to Apply

Email your cv and cover letter stating how you meet the criteria to

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