Room Lead | Early Years

Room Lead- Early Years


£27,000 – £30,000 + Benefits

Compass Associates are excited to be working with a well-established Nursery Group who are looking for a Room Lead for their service in Edinburgh.

As a Room Lead in the nursery, you will be responsible for providing high-quality care, education, and supervision to children within your assigned room or age group. You will lead a team of practitioners, ensuring a nurturing and stimulating environment that promotes children’s learning and development.


  • Lead and supervise a team of practitioners within your assigned room, providing guidance, support, and mentorship.
  • Coordinate daily activities, routines, and schedules to ensure a well-rounded and engaging program for children.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities effectively, promoting teamwork and collaboration among staff members.
  • Develop and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum that aligns with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework or relevant guidelines.
  • Plan and facilitate age-appropriate activities, experiences, and learning opportunities that support children’s holistic development across all areas.
  • Provide direct care and supervision to children, including feeding, diapering, and engaging them in educational and recreational activities.
  • Observe and assess children’s progress, interests, and needs, and use this information to inform individualized learning plans and goals.
  • Maintain open and effective communication with parents/guardians, including sharing information about their child’s day, progress, and achievements.
  • Organize and participate in parent meetings, conferences, and events to discuss children’s development and address any concerns or questions.

Benefits & Package

  • Salary from £27,000 to £30,000 (Dependant on experience)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave
  • Enhanced Discounted childcare a minimum of 60% for nursery employees.
  • Your Birthday off
  • Wellbeing Day off
  • Annual leave purchasing scheme. Buy up to an extra 5 days annual leave.
  • Healthcare programme.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Discounts in many high street store

Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 worth of John Lewis Vouchers for each successful recommendation.

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Chloe Orchard direct on 02392417101. Alternatively email an updated CV to [email protected]


Chloe Orchard (MREC CertRP)

Senior Consultant - Consumer Health Management (National)

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