Deputy Nursery Manager

We Are SSG
Grange Park, UK
19 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced childcare professional who is passionate about Early Years development? Can you demonstrate strong leadership skills, communicate at an expert level and be a core team player?

We're recruiting for a Deputy Manager in our fun and busy setting, which host up to fifty 2 to 4 year old who come to learn and play.

This varied and rewarding role is a permanent school term-time position, you will be managing a friendly team of 12 and reporting to the Pre-School Manager.

The position also offers ongoing training opportunities, potential for career development and salary of up to £14,500 paid monthly across the full year.

What does the role involve?
  • Responsibility for managing the day to day duties of running a safe, stimulating setting
  • Managing the team of pre school assistants and being their first point of contact
  • Supporting the Pre-School Manager in all aspects of running an effective and safe Pre-School
  • Curriculum planning and overseeing each session to ensure quality and delivery
  • Resourcing/rota planning including staff/child ratios
  • Ensuring full team compliance with policy & procedure, child protection laws and OFSTED
  • Mentoring and developing team members; including new staff inductions, regular reviews & annual appraisals, team & committee meetings
  • Key worker working performing all of the childcare duties associated with this
  • Pre School communications including social media content, parent newsletters etc.

What experience/qualifications does an applicant need?
  • Previous experience working with children in an Early Years setting is essential, currently working within this area is desirable
  • Experience managing a team or leading people is essential
  • No criminal record
  • Maths & English Language G.C.S.E or equivalent (grade C or above)
  • NVQ Level 3 Childcare & education or above
  • Valid DBS check

What are the benefits?
  • Joining a professional and friendly team
  • Working for a small successful charity
  • Fully funded training to graduate level within normal working hours
  • Term-time hours of Mon-Fri 0845-1500
  • Opportunity for career development and to make a positive difference at the Pre-School and within the local community

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a Good pre-school in Northampton who pay above the national minimum wage. All applicants must apply before July 1st. This opportunity has risen due to expansion in the pre-school so make sure you apply now to secure your place. Apply now or call Imogen Jones Recruitment if you have any questions or to discuss the other roles we are currently recruiting for.

Imogen Jones Recruitment maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates with the clients we are working with. As we work on behalf of Schools and Nurseries any successful candidate will be subject to a strict compliance process that includes the enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

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