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Nursery Room Leader - Camden

kidoschools · 30+ days ago

Kido is a place where innovation and imagination unite to create modern Early Years settings. We’re looking for a Room Leader to join our team at Kido Camden: Spiritualist Temple, Rochester Square, London, NW1 9RY

We are international, operating in India, USA and the UK. In the UK we run 14 Ofsted-rated Good and Outstanding nurseries in London and Windsor, and we’re still growing! At Kido, we blend the best practices from the Montessori, Reggio Emilia, and Waldorf Steiner approaches and have a unique curriculum for children aged 3 months to 5 years. Find out more about each of our nurseries by visiting  

What we offer

The Room Leader role offers a salary range of up to £28,000 for full time, 40 hours per week. By joining Kido you will get:

  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising year on year to 30 days after 5 years service
  • Your birthday off
  • 70% off childcare at Kido (subject to available spaces)
  • £500 refer a friend bonus
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Annual performance-related pay increases
  • Brilliant career progression opportunities 
  • Company awards, celebrations and team social events
  • Access to a healthcare cash plan
  • Early access to pay through the Hastee app
  • Perkbox discounts and savings on thousands of retailers
  • Your wellbeing matters – we provide a confidential employee assistance programme and access to our wellness hub
  • Cycle to work scheme

We encourage our team to be the best they can be. As a growing nursery group we can prioritise your development so that you’ll be ready for other positions as they arise throughout the company! 

What the Room Leader role entails

Welcome to the heart of Kido, where passion, ambition, and people are at the core of everything we do! As a Room Leader you’ll be more than just a leader; you’ll be an ambassador for our values, and a gatekeeper for our vibrant culture. 

We set the bar high aiming for nothing less than greatness and your role will be instrumental in achieving that. You’ll take full ownership of your room, taking learning outcomes and transforming them into inspiring classroom experiences.

You’ll be a team player ensuring that you and your team meet the unique needs of each child, leading your room team to plan, organise and execute engaging activities that align with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and the Kido curriculum. You’ll ensure the educators in your classroom take ownership of observing and assessing their key children and you’ll support them in setting goals for each child. But it’s not just about the children - you’ll be a role model for excellence, accountable for your team following standards and driving the growth, development and progress of your team. 

You’ll be an integral part of setting the stage for curiosity and exploration, utilising both indoor and outdoor spaces. With a hands-on approach and with great attention to detail, you’ll deliver exceptional experiences throughout the children's learning journeys within our nursery. An ability to effectively communicate with parents, children and colleagues will empower you to deliver the best experience possible.

We believe in celebrating every child's unique journey and you'll play a key role in assessing and recording their progress and achievements. By aligning to our systems of observation you'll ensure no milestone goes unnoticed and every achievement is celebrated.

We take pride in creating a nurturing environment that caters to individual needs, acknowledging the diversity of each child's background, culture, disabilities and medical history. Your flexibility and dedication, insights and feedback will be valued as we constantly push the boundaries of excellence and reimagine what exceptional early years education really means.

What we’re looking for

  • For the Early Years Room Leader role you’ll already hold a relevant childcare qualification, level 3 minimum. To find out what quals count visit 
  • Your values will align with our 3 core values - Listen, Learn and Lead 
  • You will be an experienced Level 3 Educator and may already be a Room Leader or Deputy Room Leader 
  • You must hold the right to work in the UK 
  • If shortlisted you’ll be asked to provide details of all unspent convictions prior to interview, in line with our Safer Recruitment process. We will also process an Enhanced DBS Criminal Record check for anyone who joins the team

What’s next?

If you’re ready to seize the opportunity to join the Kido team and build a fulfilling career apply today and we’ll be in touch. You can expect an initial phone call with one of our Talent Partners who will take you through the next stages.

If you have any questions don’t hesitate to reach out to us via  

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Safer Recruitment

All posts involving direct contact with children are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. However, amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 & 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are 'protected'. These are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website or see here.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide details of all unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered, prior to the date of the interview. You may be asked for further information about your criminal history during the recruitment process. If your application is successful, this self-disclosure information will be checked against information from the Disclosure & Barring Service before your appointment is confirmed.

*If you are unsure whether you need to disclose criminal information, you should seek legal advice or you may wish to contact Nacro or Unlock for impartial advice. There is more information on filtering and protected offences on the Ministry of Justice website.
Unlock – phone 01634 247350 text 07824 113848

*Kido is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. Kido will ensure that our recruitment procedures meet the standards set out in our safer recruitment policy (available upon request) and our selection criteria prevents unsuitable people from gaining access to children. As part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children in our care successful candidates are expected to undergo pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS and barred lists check.

Last updated on Mar 20, 2024

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