Deputy Nursery Manager

Happy Days Nurseries
Devon, UK
23 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want to work for a forward thinking company, which is rated 4th on the Nursery World quality league tables, where your development is actively encouraged?

If so, Happy Days could be the career move for you!

Happy Days Exeter has an amazing opportunity for a Deputy Manager to join a professional and friendly team. This is an exciting time to be part of a growing company that believes in investing in their staff, as well as encouraging and supporting them to develop and progress.

Happy Days is one of the largest providers of nursery and pre-school childcare in the South-West region, with 21 nurseries located throughout the South and South West and are expanding. Many of our team have started as Nursery Nurses and are now Supervisors, Deputies and even Managers!

We are proud that our nurseries are all rated as 'outstanding' or 'good' by Ofsted, demonstrating how committed and passionate we are about delivering quality childcare and early years learning.

The successful candidate will be required to work 40 hours per week, flexible between 7am and 7pm and hold a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in Early Years with at least 2 years' experience in an early years setting at a senior level.

As a Deputy Manager you will be passionate about leading and supporting a team, together with working alongside the Nursery Manager in supporting the day to day running of the setting and safeguarding children. The successful candidate will have previous experience in developing practice using EYFS, strong leadership/supervisory skills and sensitivity when communicating with parents and staff. The ability to achieve an outstanding OFSTED inspection as well as possessing strong oral and written skills is essential. You must also have the ability to motivate your team and develop strong, trusting bonds with parents and other agencies within the setting and beyond.

In return, Happy Days offers a competitive salary with great reward packages through excellent incentive schemes, discounted childcare, enhanced holiday for long service, auto-enrolment pension scheme and free uniform for new starters. We will also offer extensive professional development and free training and nurture your drive to develop in Early Years.

Apply today if you are as passionate about high quality childcare as we are!

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