Nursery Room Leader for Nursery in Sonning, Berkshire

Nursery Room Leader for Nursery in Sonning

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We have a lovely Nursery looking for a full time Room Leader within the Sonning area.


The Nursery - Recently acquired by a small nursery group, now park of the UK's biggest nursery group this Day Nursery is a spacious one storey building set in 4 acres of delightful parkland situated in Sonning near Reading and is approached down a private lane just off Sonning Lane.

The Company

Established by 3 families in 1984 this company is now the UK’s largest childcare company with over 350 nurseries across the UK. 

The Vision

To give every child the best start in life


 The top 5 Reasons to join us!

Childcare provision with substantial childcare discounts

Excellent in-house training, opportunity to gain further qualifications, Virtual learning and career progression opportunities

Exclusive access to UP*; Busy Bees unique early years learning programme

Retail Discounts Scheme via an online benefits portal

Global exchange programme (short term secondment to another country)

Your Mission

As a Senior Nursery Room Manager you will be the 3rd in charge of the setting, hold keys and step up in the absence of the Assistant Manager. You will also manage a team of individuals and will guide and support them by role modelling your knowledge and best practice.


Here is a snapshot of what your role will include:

Care: We take care very seriously

As a manager of a team you have overall responsibility for your room and staff within it, ensuring they are performing to the highest standards.

As a keyworker, you will ensure every individual child’s needs are met.

Speak Up against practices that don’t support safeguarding or our Core Values.

Service: We are an integral part of a parent’s support network


Get to know the families at the setting to create a trusting rapport with parents and be able to manage parental complaints/concerns in an efficient timely manner.

Support parents with any SEN/ASL needs their child has or that are identified with respect, care and professionalism.

Quality: We set and maintain the highest standards it’s what children and parents deserve

Embrace and promote our Standards of Excellence in every part of your role.

Take pride in your teams planning observation and assessment procedure.

Train your team and organise training/meetings to keep them up to date on business changes and best practice.

Challenge any behaviours or practices that go against Busy Bees expectations.

Be a key player to ensure the nursery receives excellent outcomes in internal audits and those of external authorities such as Ofsted, CI, CIW.

Value: We ensure that we provide outstanding value for money

Create a setting that is clean and welcoming, with well-kept educational resources.

Ensure that children’s observations are detailed, reflective and provide developmentally challenging next steps.

Ensure we encourage and praise children’s development and achievements.


Your Qualifications and Experience:

NNEB or BTEC Nat Dip or CACHE Dip in Childcare or NVQ level 3 or SVQ

At least 2 years previous experience working and caring for children under 5, ideally within a nursery environment

Previous experience of leading/managing a small team

Passion to deliver high quality childcare and exciting learning opportunities

*Bonus is at Nursery’s discretion and will be processed following satisfactory completion of probation period. Part time will be pro rata’d

If you are interested in this role please conatct Holly at Simply Education, Berkshire today for more details.

01753 373 067 or click apply NOW!


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