Nursery Room Leader

Job Overview

Salary                         Point 16 at £20,747 per annum pro rata (£22,429.19 actual)

 Hours                        40 hours per week, all year round

 Contract                   Fixed Term Contract till August 2023

 Location                   Peterborough College

 Closing Date           13 February 2023

We are currently seeking a Nursery Room Leader working 40 hours per week.  Working hours are Monday to Friday 8.00 – 6.00.

The role requires the successful candidate to ensure a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the Nursery, particularly within the age range of children in the room.  Currently this will be working with the 0-2 years, although roles may rotate over time to other age groups. You will prepare children’s records and liaise with parents on reviews, together with ensuring staff members are supported and duties are delegated fairly.

You will require level 2 English and Maths, a Level 3 childcare qualification and experience of supervising a team. You must also have suitable experience of working with under twos. Ideally you would have completed training on working with babies. A current first aid certificate and basic food hygiene certificate and child protection training would be an advantage but if not training will need to be undertaken.

What makes us different?

  • Generous annual leave – 30 days leave plus Christmas close of up to an additional 5 days and 8 days public holidays.
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Training and development opportunities – we will support you to in your continued professional development and achieving your level 3 childcare qualification
  • On site free parking
  • Free uniform
  • Access to the College’s main campus and benefits

How to apply

IEG is actively committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and any vulnerable groups within the college community and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).



Normal working hours of 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday

Yes extensive free parking is available at all our locations.

Sponsorship and financial support to achieve Degree Level and Professional qualifications is available upon application.

We have an on-site nursery at our Peterborough Campus rated outstanding by Ofsted, and also offer childcare vouchers to support nursery fees here and at other locations.

Our generous holiday entitlement starting from 41 day paid leave for full-time employees also hugely supports our working parents, and for some roles term-time only contracts are available.


You will also find above average occupational maternity and adoption benefits with up to 12 months off work, and access to paternity and shared parental leave scheme.

The Senior Leadership Team truly care for the wellbeing of staff and students and are actively involved in not only ensuring professional training is available, but that support for personal and professional problems is also accessible. Our free ‘Employee Assistance Programme’ offers access to a wide range of wellbeing resources and programmes including a counselling helpline if required.

Aside from delivering above-average generous holiday and pension benefits, we offer awards and vouchers, and encourage contribution to recognition schemes to ensure staff feel valued and appreciated.

Both locations offer impressive on-site gym and fitness suites, free-parking, well-stocked libraries, and a number of eateries including a Costa at Peterborough and a Starbucks at Stamford.

Peterborough College also has an on-site nursery rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.



Peterborough College

Salary (£)

Point 16 at £20,747 per annum pro rata (£22,429.19 actual)

Job type

Full-time, Temporary


30 days leave plus Christmas close of up to an additional 5 days and 8 days public holidays.

Closing Date