Nursery Manager

Bright Start Recruitment Ltd
From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Nursery Manager required:

Bright Start Recruitment are currently seeking a Nursery Manager to join our client, a well known nursery chain in Watford. You will need previous experience in Nursery Management and be keen to improve, develop and grow their amazing team.

About you:

As an experienced manager with previous leadership experience, you will be a people person who can inspire and motivate everyone from employees to parents and children. In addition you will have experience of marketing, people management and financial responsibility, and you’ll be a charismatic Early Years practitioner with a sound knowledge of all aspects of child development. You’ll have at least an Early Years Level 3 qualification and will be well versed in Ofsted procedures.

About the role:

With overall responsibility for the running of the nursery, you will recruit and manage staff, promote and market the nursery to achieve occupancy targets, take responsibility for the nursery’s budget and be in charge of building maintenance. As Nursery Manager you will of course also build and maintain excellent relationships with the children in your care and their parents, taking an active role in ensuring that nursery life is safe, stimulating and compliant with EYFS, Ofsted and safeguarding requirements.

Your day-to-day tasks would include:

Delivering high standards of care and education, ensuring the effective implementation of initiatives.Effectively leading and managing of the staff team including recruitment and retention, providing day to day guidance, training and support to all staff.Keeping yourself and your team up to date on current early childhood thinking/trends, responding to any developments in a proactive way.Effectively managing the nursery budget and occupancy levels.Developing strong parent partnerships and providing added value services to parents.Marketing the nursery and engaging with local networking groups to build occupancy.Managing all day-to-day operations of the nursery.Having lots of fun!You will need:

In addition to a full and relevant Level 3 qualification and DBS check, the ideal candidate will also have a higher childcare qualification and/or a management or leadership qualification. Please be aware that candidates who do not have the relevant experience will not be considered by my client for this role.

In return we provide:

Free uniform.Competitive salary package, including pension and occupational sick pay.Paid time off for dependants, increasing annual leave with each complete year of service.Discounts and savings at over 900 retailers through rewards.Generous staff discount on childcare places and discount for one family member too!Excellent training and development opportunities.Bright Start Recruitment are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants will be invited to attend an interview and will be required to provide evidence of their right to work in the UK and complete a suitability declaration. Successful applicants will also be required to have an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references.

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