Room Leader

Pay £18,357 per year
Location YMCA Childcare Exning Road, Newmarket CB8 0EL
Hours 38 hours per week over 4 days
Deadline 21st August 2020

Job role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to join our Newmarket Childcare Team, working in the Baby Room as Room Leader!


The role involves supporting the Childcare Manager and Deputy Childcare Manager in being responsible for the day to day management of the setting and administration for the room, whilst ensuring high quality inclusive childcare is continually provided.


The successful candidate will be skilled, imaginative, have vision, drive and the ability to motivate. They will be flexible, approachable and able to demonstrate professional leadership as well as being able to demonstrate outstanding knowledge of the standards required by Ofsted.


Applicants should have the following qualities:

  • Qualified with a relevant Early Years Level 4 qualification, or relevant Early Years Level 3 qualification with the willingness to work towards Level 4
  • Minimum of two years post qualifying experience
  • Extensive working knowledge of the EYFS
  • Show commitment and enthusiasm towards achieving positive outcomes for service users


  • Experience of leading, managing and motivating a staff team
  • Excellent IT skills

Days and hours


The role is for 38 hours per week to be worked over 4 days.


Salary and benefits


We are offering a salary of £18,357 per year. Additional benefits we offer are:


  • Competitive rates of pay and pension
  • DBS Check Facilitated / Cost Paid
  • Induction Programme and on the job Training Opportunities
  • Regular Supervisions
  • Internal progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme


Closing date

This vacancy closes on 21st August 2020.

Interviews are scheduled for 28th August.

However please note that we may invite you to an interview earlier and if we find the right person this advert will be withdrawn. Early application is advised.


Contact us


If you are interested and would like to know more, please feel free to get in touch for an informal chat about this role. Contact Jess Booth: or call 07395791487

 Apply now

For more information please see the Job Description (344KB, PDF) and our application guidance (243KB, PDF).



We would be grateful if you could also complete our Equality and Diversity Form (109KB, Word).

Please forward to or by post to:

YMCA Trinity Group
Rightwell East


YMCA Trinity Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment.