Deputy Nursery Manager - ASAP
A new federation of nurseries are looking to appoint experienced and passioante EYFS staff to work full time this Autumn Term. One of their flagship nurseries in Hackney are looking for an experienced Deputy Manager to join and work alongside the Manager in assisting to create an Outstanding EYFS environment. Job Description: About us We are a fast moving start-up, recently launched our first site. With investment & ambitious expansion plans to open up other spaces across the capital over the next 12 months, it's a great time to be joining the federation. About the role Educators at this Nursery have the most important job of all - caring for our most influential customers: the children. The Nursery school are lucky enough to be building everything from scratch. Their brand-new 90-capacity nursery will be fitted with all-new facilities and the finest educational tools around. Responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the Nursery's daily operation. You'll be co-managing a team of up to 20 passionate educators, motivating them to develop their practice and think creatively. Your own development is central to the team's expansion plans and we're looking for the right, ambitious, individual to be ready to step up to Nursery Manager within 12 months. Day-to-day you'll be provided 'freedom within a framework', autonomy to plan your day, with support and guidance from some of the leading minds in Early Years education. What you will be doing: - Managing and coaching a team of 20 educators - Delivering on the job training, guidance and support to the team - Building and maintaining excellent relationships with parents - Planning & logistics, running the nursery routine, managing sufficient ratios and rotas - Risk Assessing the nursery through the day, every day, and actioning; maintaining and critically assessing all policies, procedures and practice to drive improvement. - Working a flexible shift pattern within the opening hours (7am-7pm) About you - Passionate and positive (always see the glass half full) - Driven by a 'make it happen' attitude - A love for customer service (making people happy) - High energy brought to every task you take on, and solution driven approach to problems Requirements Min 4 years' relevant experience NVQ Level 3 or above Benefits We have a fantastic work environment that enthusiastically encourages creativity, growth and autonomy. Benefits include; - Market leading salary - Real career progression, lots of opportunities for career progression as we expand - You'll be in the first intake into the new federation which will put you on track for an EY degree - Round the world ticket and 3 weeks paid leave after five years - Access to the onsite fitness (yoga, pilates, cardio) and other member activities - Bonus & share scheme - Great team spirit, events and socials To apply for this exciting role, please do not delay in contacting Bonnie from REESON Education ASAP! Applications and interviews are encouraged asap!