Nursery Manager Required

CER Education Recruitment
£13.65 - £14.10/hour
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
I am currently recruiting for an experienced Nursery Manager to work in a fantastic Nursery based in Luton.

This nursery is a school where diversity is embraced and where children thrive in a secure, happy and creative environment. The curriculum is practical, meaningful, engaging and fun, enabling the children to be confident and happy learners.
The child is at the centre of everything and my client values it's staff members.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful team and a popular nursery. There is every opportunity to add value.

The nursery manager will be expected to provide high quality, flexible Early Learning and Childcare for families from the local communities. The nursery manager is accountable for the operation of the nursery ensuring the highest standards and best possible environment and care are provided for young children.

As the successful candidate you should have ;
* Three years of post-qualification practical experience of which at least two years have involved managing and supervising staff
* Experience of working in more than one childcare setting
* Experience of leading meetings and delivering training
* Experience of managing facilities and other resources
* Experience of managing/mentoring Modern Apprentices
* Experience of working with parents as partners e.g. Parent Forum membership,
* Experience of working with regulatory and partner organisations
* Friendly nature with an upbeat, positive disposition and a sense of humour. You must have the ability to adapt your approach dependent on the situation and child.
* Leadership skills that allow you to integrate quickly into the existing team whilst gaining respect and building rapport with colleagues and direct reports
* Highly effective communicator who is able to adapt content and delivery in line with the person/situation
* Customer orientated with the ability to meet customer care needs
* Act as a positive ambassador for personal presentation, including being tidy and presentable
* Knowledge of relevant legislation and the ability to develop policies/procedures consistent with legislation, best practice and regulatory expectations
* Demonstrable knowledge of promoting a positive environment
* Sound knowledge of curricular planning and practice
* Up to date working knowledge of procedures relating to Child Protection, GIRFEC, Additional Support Needs, Equal Opportunities and Child Development
* Knowledge of the behaviour characteristics and needs of children at all ages to ensure child development
* Ability to positively motivate children, families and staff

If you would like to apply for this vacancy please forward your CV