London Early Years Foundation
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About London Early Years Foundation


WE ARE RECRUITING NOW Despite these uncertain times, we are still recruiting staff to our 39 nurseries. Whether your current role has been affected by the pandemic, or if you're looking to start a brand-new career in Early Years, we'd love to hear from you!  At LEYF, no two days are the same for our childcare practitioners. One minute you might be making up stories about snakes, dinosaurs, or princesses, the next leading a woodworking session with real tools. Our teams are friendly and fun, and experts in how children learn.


WORK BENEFITS FOR YOU At LEYF we prioritise the wellbeing of our staff inside and outside the workplace. The benefits at LEYF benefits are among the best in the sector. Here are just a few of the benefits all our staff enjoy: • 50% off Childcare at LEYF Nurseries • 7% Employer Pension Contribution • 10% OFF GLL Gym Membership • Interest-Free Annual Travel Loan • Employee Assistance Programme • Life Assurance


TRAINING AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT At LEYF we believe in the continuous development of all our staff. We provide high-quality enrichment sessions covering a wide range of subjects, such as Little Carpenters, Neuroscience, Schemas, and many more. Every member of staff receives a minimum of 8 enrichment sessions per year, which is higher than the national average in Early Years.


"We are a long-standing team who are passionate about supporting our children's development!. Our nursery is well established within the community and parents recommend us to others as well as enrol siblings." Sharon, Playhouse Nursery Manager "My proudest moment was when we achieved an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ rating in 2018 as it made me reflect on how far the nursery has developed since I became a manager. The team strive every day to implement the LEYF values: fun, inspiring, nurturing, brave." Pauline, Ford Road Nursery Manager "The staff are really motivated and always looking for innovative ways to support the development of the children. As a result, we've obtained an Ofsted Outstanding rating for the third time!" Carol, Gumboots Nursery Manager

Staff can have fun too!

Wood working challenges children's concentration skills

Out in the community during a library visit

Learning to count in a fun alternative way

Imaginative Play

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£5m to £25m


501 to 1,000