Senior Nursery Practitioner/Assistant Manager job in Crawley
CrawleyA fantastic nursery in Crawley are seeking a senior, assistant room manager for the pre school room. This is a large, purpose built, 135 place nursery and the position has lots of room for progression. This nursery boasts large indoor and outdoor areas for children to explore. The nursery is conveniently located close to the town centre and is ideally located for parents in and around Crawley.A successful candidate will need to have a minimum level 3 in Childcare and Education or equivalent and minimum of three years experience as a senior. This is a great setting, working under a very successful and popular nursery umbrella.Job responsibilities include: •To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years, whilst developing and assessing their achievements and planning their next steps.•To be confident leading a team of 4 members of staff. •To develop partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development. •To open/lock the setting•The ability and willingness to plan staff meetings, parents' evenings, social events and extra training courses. •To understand and implement the setting's policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies.Required and desired skills: • A minimum of a level 3 •Food Hygiene/Paediatric First and up to date safeguarding certificates (desired) •Excellent working knowledge of the EYFS • Experience as a senior within a nursery/pre-school • To be empathetic, trustworthy, organised, intuitive and creative of character. • The ability to lead well within a team and to perform under stress.