Part Time Nursery Manager - Chelmsford, Essex

Recruiter
Tigerlily Childcare
Location
Chelmsford
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
14 May 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
**Part Time Nursery Manager - Chelmsford, Essex**20 Place nursery. 20-30 hours per week, term time - £15k+
Tigerlily Recruitment are assisting this setting urgently seeking an experienced Nursery Manager to take lead of their small team.
Key responsibilities:1.Nursery School Management
•Organise and co-ordinate the teaching staff in the day to day duties of the school, including setting up and clearing away the classroom, arranging break times and the organisation of Montessori teaching and other activities.•Conduct a review of all school documentation, and then ensuring that all school paperwork is brought and kept up to date, including but not limited to•Children’s records•Staff records•School management records•Ensure that all school policies are fully complied with.•Discuss any proposed changes to policies or procedures with the Directors, where they will enhance the running of the school or more fully comply with legislative and OFSTED requirements.•Liaise with parents over matters relating to their children.•Meet with prospective parents on “show-rounds” to explain how Montessori teaching works and to promote a positive and welcoming impression of the school.•Deal with staff matters as they arise and refer to the Directors where appropriate.•Bring issues, risks and opportunities to the attention of the Directors.•Ensure that all legislative requirements are complied with, including Health and Safety matters.•Maintain accurate timesheets and obtaining staff signatures for hours worked prior to submitting to a Director for payment.•Ensure that staff conduct themselves in a manner that enhances the school’s reputation, by encouraging a positive, relaxed and friendly working and teaching atmosphere.
2.Montessori Teaching•Assist the children’s progress of learning through the Montessori teaching activities and principles, by guidance and support rather than direct instruction.•Maintain the learning environment and observe the children’s work and development, allowing the children to explore and discover on their own with appropriate support and encouragement.•Maintain appropriate behaviour towards the children at all times, displaying a positive and supportive manner.•Liaise with parents and acting as a “key contact” for designated children, being the first point of contact for parents for any issues relating to the child.•Assist with preparation of the classroom for the school activities.•Clear away equipment and materials at the end of each session.•Participating in school outings.•Act in accordance with policies and procedures at all times.
Essential Qualifications and attributes:•Qualified to level 3 in childcare•OFSTED approved and recipient of the necessary police checks and approvals.•At least 3 years overall teaching experience•At least 1 years experience of staff management, either as a manager or supervisor.•A positive attitude to the development and welfare of children•Willingness and ability to act as part of a small team, carrying out whatever reasonable duties are required.•A positive, enthusiastic and cheerful disposition, with a high level of tolerance and patience and a good sense of humour.•Relationship management – establishing and sustaining strong on-going professional relationships with parents, displaying a positive and helpful approach at all times.•Good practical knowledge of appropriate teaching methods and standards, with the ability to support, guide and direct children in an appropriate manner.•Ability to correct children’s behaviour in an appropriate manner.•Communication – effective facilitation and conflict resolution skills, credible with parents and staff•Ability to plan and organise teaching activities.
Tigerlily Recruitment want to help you to make the right choice in your next career move. If you meet the criteria set above, or would like Early Years Career advice please apply ASAP for an informal and confidential chat.
We cater for all Early Years jobs and currently have Nursery Manager, Deputy Manager, QTS, Montessori, Room Leader and Early Years Practitioner / Nursery Nurse vacancies.

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