Are you passionate about working with children under 5? Would you like a career where every day is different? Are you passionate about teaching?

We have an exciting job opportunity for a Qualified Lead Teacher in our Barnet Branch. You will be working alongside the Preschool Room leader and a team of 5 other staff, in a classroom of up to 32 children on a 1:8 ratio You will be responsible for planning the teaching element of the room effectively and efficiently to ensure children are making outstanding progress. Role modelling a variation of teaching styles to influence and coach staff’s understanding of teaching in the early years. You will have weekly planning and teacher time out of the classroom, in addition to receiving regular support from the group’s Head of Teaching.

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Bright Little Stars Benefits Package:

  • Generous Welcome Bonus
  •  A competitive salary reviewed annually
  • ‘All hands on deck’– Floating staff and our own bank staff to cover room during busy periods and in emergencies
  • Performance-related bonus up to 10% of your salary per annum paid every 6 months.
  • Generous Annual Leave– 29 plus 3 days Xmas holiday days (2 full weeks in the summer holidays- August!)
  • Childcare discounts of up to 40% and additionally we offer company salary sacrifice scheme
  • Option to carry over 5 annual leave days
  • Free wholesome hot lunches provided by the Nursery Chef
  • BLS Staff Development Programme with paid study days 
  • Free Uniform and DBS
  • Senior Career Enhancement through the BLS Management Training Programme
  • 3 complimentary team building activities a year
  • 2 staff inset training days

It Doesn’t stop there……

  • BLS Bucks Incentive Programmes rewarding you with prizes such as Virgin Experience Days
  • BLS Wellbeing Programme including free weekly PT sessions
  • Refer a friend Bonus of £500 (Unlimited!)*
  • Additional Annual Leave for your Birthday
  • Welcome Gift Bag!
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee of the month prizes
  • 5 and 10 year service reward scheme including income protection, a paid vacation with a week off!
  • Annual service celebrations.

 *Subject to terms and conditions

 To be considered for this role you must have:

  • Experience and confidence in leading a team
  • Ideally you must live within a 45-minute commutable distance.
  • Ability to work off your own initiative
  • An understanding of synthetic phonics and early reading.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, patient, empathetic, caring, and friendly.

So, what are you waiting for? Click Apply and we hope to welcome you to our BLS Family very soon!

We can’t wait to meet you!