Nursery Manager

Social Care & Education
Newton Solney
11 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Nursery Manager - Derbyshire

Duration: Full-time - 40 hours per week

Start: Immediate

Salary: £22,000 - £23,000 (dependent on experience)

We are currently recruiting for an experienced, proactive Nursery Manager for an established nursery based in Derbyshire.

This a permanent, full-time position within a friendly team.

This nursery is open 51 weeks per year and, based on 40 hours per week, there is rotating shift pattern within the opening hours of 07:30 - 18:00, Mon-Fri.

About the Nursery | Nursery Manager

  • Located in Derbyshire
  • The nursery aims to provide a stimulating and welcoming environment both indoors and outdoors for children aged 3 months - 5 years.
  • Registered capacity: 54 children
  • Ofsted Graded 'Good’ Nursery
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Fri, 07:30 - 18:30
  • Easily accessible by road and excellent transport links.

The Job Role | Nursery Manager

  • As the Nursery Manager, you will be responsible for the smooth running of the nursery, ensuring that nursery life is safe, stimulating and compliant with EYFS, Ofsted and safeguarding requirements.
  • Provide leadership in training staff and deliver high quality practice within the nursery.
  • Promoting positive relationships with parents, children and colleagues.
  • Office based duties including managing resources, budget control, parent enquiries, marketing and recruitment.

Personal Specification | Nursery Manager

  • You will have at least 5 years’ experience working within childcare.
  • You will have a genuine understanding of, and commitment to, the aims and values of the Nursery and work effectively alongside the Director in managing the Nursery.
  • Excellent knowledge of how young children learn
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong partnerships with parents
  • Good people management skills with experience of managing staff performance

Required Skills | Nursery Manager

  • NVQ Level 3 Qualification or above in childcare
  • At least 1 years’ Nursery Management OR 2 years’ Deputy Nursery management experience
  • First Aid certified
  • Safeguarding certified

Desired Skills (not essential) | Nursery Manager

  • BA Hons Degree in Early Years

Please apply for this Nursery Manager role if you have the following experience:

Deputy Nursery Manager | Nursery Manager | Nursery Management | Early Years | EYFS | Safeguarding | NVQ Level 3 | First Aid | Safeguarding | Childcare

Interviews: to be held ASAP

Social Care & Education are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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