Deputy Nursery Manager

Recruiter
Dynamix Recruitment Limited
Location
Den Cross
Posted
09 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Position: Deputy Nursery manager

Salary: £20,000

Location: Edenbridge

We are a family-run chain of nurseries with a strong reputation for delivering great childcare and looking after each member of the team.

If you are a strong and experienced manager with a genuine passion for working in childcare, high emotional intelligence, bags of enthusiasm and a desire to make a difference in the lives of children and the staff, then we would love you to join us.

We are looking to place a Deputy Manager in our Edenbridge branch. The manager has the support of the deputy manager and boasts an experienced and motivated team, genuinely happy families and good occupancy levels. We hope the new manager will complement the team’s ethos and commitments.

Some of the responsibilities of the manager will include:

  • To manage day-to-day operations of the Nursery
  • To achieve and maintain high standards of care and education
  • To effectively lead and manage the staff team including recruitment and retention, providing day to day guidance, training and support to all staff
  • To ensure all policies, procedures and curriculums are implemented and adhered to at all times
  • To effectively manage the budgets and occupancy levels with the support of the deputies
  • To keep abreast of current early childhood thinking/trends
  • To implement an effective parent liaison programme; to be influential in developing strong links with parents

All candidates will be required to:

  • Have a minimum of NNEB, NVQ/CACHE Level 3 in childcare or equivalent qualification
  • Have a proven track record with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar management role
  • Possess an excellent knowledge of the Ofsted and Welfare Requirements
  • Possess proven experience of achieving Good or Outstanding grades with Ofsted
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the EYFS and key person system
  • Have a good understanding of how to create engaging and challenging learning environments for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers
  • Have excellent communication skills and be a strong leader as well as a team player
  • Be energetic, proactive, self-motivated and have attention for detail
  • Have a passion for working with young children
  • Demonstrate a good level of spoken and written English

In return the successful candidates will receive:

  • Highly competitive salary plus bonuses
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Excellent working environment to inspire and motivate
  • Opportunities to grow personally and professionally
  • Generous discounts on childcare

Required experience:

  • Management: 2 years minimum

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