Nursery Deputy Manager

£25,387 - £27,241 per year
03 Oct 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Waterfront Nursery

Providing Childcare at Edinburgh College (Granton)

Nursery Deputy Manager

Full time position

12 month fixed term - potential to become permanent

35 hours per week over 5 days

Salary Band F: £25,387 - £27,241 pro rata (appointment is usually made at the first point in the salary scale)

Edinburgh College requires a fully qualified and suitably experienced Deputy Manager to join their purpose built nursery located at Edinburgh College, Granton Campus. We are a large Partner Provider nursery with capacity for 135 children.

For the future you want

As one of the largest colleges in the UK and a key contributor to learning in our capital city, Edinburgh College is proud to be supporting over 19,000 students from around 115 countries worldwide to achieve the future they want.

As a student-centred organisation and one which offers over 700 courses across 32 subject areas, Edinburgh College also works with over 1,000 industry partners to help secure the best possible employment opportunities for our students.

We are also the biggest single provider of student's to Edinburgh Universities, with 99% of our successful full time students moving onto employment or further education within 6 months of graduating.

What we are looking for

We are looking for individual(s) with a proven track record of leading and working as part of a team within a child care setting. The applicant should have a minimum of two years' experience of working with children aged 3 months to 3 years. We are looking for individuals with a genuine passion for the learning and development of children in the early years. We particularly are interested in people with a love of outdoor learning and sensory and heuristic play experiences. This position will be a mixture of contact time in playrooms and office based duties. The successful candidate will be responsible for the daily running of either the under 3 playrooms or the preschool playrooms dependant on experience.
  • Applicants should possess an HNC or SVQ 3 (or equivalent) in Early Education and Childcare or Childcare Practice for a practitioner post
  • Applicants must have a minimum of one year's experience in a supervisory position which includes managing a team of staff.
  • Applicants must be registered with the SSSC
  • Applicants MUST be able to provide two references from current childcare positions or if recently qualified, from a college tutor. These are required to be testimonial style references which comment on the candidates' suitability for the post.
  • All applicants selected for interview will be asked to prepare a 5 minute presentation on a relevant topic for this position.
  • Short listed candidates will be asked to undergo a practical assessment, which may involve questions from our children and staff team.

Closing Date: Sunday 8 th October 2017

See also: JD Nursery Deputy Manager.doc
Person Specification Nursery Deputy Manager.docx
Terms and Conditions of Service - Nursery staff.docx

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