Nursery Manager Needed ASAP

Recruitment Avenue
Kingston Upon Thames
From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a Nursery Manager in a fantastic setting. Set?over 2 floors, with a garden of over 5000sq ft, the day nursery?provides high quality facilities for children 3 months to 5 years. The nursery has the most up-to-date equipment set in dedicated areas throughout the setting.

Salary: Total package up-to £35,000

Hours: 45 hours a week, Monday - Friday

Job Type: Permanent

Holiday: 29 days per annum (inclusive of public holidays)

Key Responsibilities

To manage the provision of the nursery ensuring that children, parents and the staff team work together to provide high quality childcare. To be responsible for the management of day-to-day financial operations within the nursery, by meeting financial targets and managing occupancy levels, ensuring maximum utilisation. To manage and motivate a staff team effectively. To build relationships with parents, children and staff to ensure a safe, happy and secure environment. To agree and set nursery goals and monitor the achievement of progress against targets. To monitor and assess the quality of provision ensuring that policies and procedures, best practice and standards are maintained.

Operational Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for the day-to-day running of the nursery, ensuring compliance with registration and legislative requirements at all times
  • To ensure that the nursery conforms to and exceeds the requirements of Ofsted
  • To ensure that the nursery consistently meets the requirements set out in the Early Years Foundation Stage to a minimum good standard
  • To uphold and ensure a high standard of care throughout the nursery
  • To implement and maintain the companies equal opportunities policy ensuring that children, parents and the staff team are valued and practice is positive and non discriminatory
  • To monitor any child protection issues following local authority procedures
  • To give scheduled feedback to the owners about the nurseries including any complaints received or any situation that may be detrimental to the company
  • Notify the owners of any complaints received or any situation that may be detrimental to the company, agree actions to resolve issues and implement accordingly
  • Prepare the nursery for Ofsted and Head Office inspections and action any recommendations made by the inspector or Head Office ensuring a minimum "good" grade is awarded
  • Essential Requirements

  • NNEB, NVQ3 or Equivalent
  • Management/ leadership qualification
  • Excellent knowledge of The Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Knowledge of Ofsted National Standards and Outcomes
  • Enhanced CRB / Clean criminal record
  • Minimum 3 years Managerial experience
  • Desirable Requirements

  • Foundation Degree / EYP status
  • Recent First Aid qualification
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Computer Literacy
  • Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: £35,000.00 /year

    Required education:

  • Secondary education
  • Required experience:

  • Managerial: 2 years

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