Nursery Manager - West Norwood

Daisy Chain Recruitment
West Norwood, UK
23 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Nursery Manager

Full time
40 hours per week


I am currently working with a Nursery in West Norwood area, who are looking to appoint a Nursery Manager. They are looking for an experienced Nursery Manager, on a permanent basis, to start as soon as possible. The nursery is in a great location, with 2 train stations a short walking distance away and has several local bus routes available.

Person Specification & Job Description

The role of the Nursery Manager is to provide professional leadership and management of the nursery and its staff, and to successfully manage the day to day running of the nursery and deliver high quality standards of care and education for all children.

  • Comply with all regulatory requirements
  • Provide high standards of care and education
  • Support all nursery staff in their roles
  • Acquire and maintain positive working partnerships with staff, parents and carers
  • Sustain targets for revenue and costs

Key Responsibilities
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all company policies and procedures are adhered to by all staff
  • Promote a high standard of quality within the nursery, including practice, environment and resources to meet the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Ensure appropriate planning and assessment is in place and is accurately maintained by all staff
  • Support the development of good practice in relation to special educational needs and inclusion
  • Provide leadership and support to all staff to enable them to establish and maintain professional positive working relationships with both colleagues, parents and carers
  • Deploy staff effectively to ensure the required standards are maintained
  • Ensure the effective implementation of the company's keyperson system throughout the nursery
  • Ensure that all children are kept safe and that staff are confident to follow safeguarding procedures
  • Implement and support others in delivering the EYFS in line with current practice and guidelines
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with relevant outside agencies
  • Create and maintain a culture of self-evaluation and reflective practice throughout the nursery
  • Proactively promote and represent the nursery to current and potential parents/customers including in the wider community
  • Adhere to all health and safety policies and procedures and be responsible for ensuring all staff receive health and safety training
  • Be fully aware of all emergency and security procedures
  • Be responsible for ensuring the nursery remains compliant in respect of suitably trained and vetted staff with relevant qualifications
  • Recruit, induct, support, train and appraise all staff to deliver high quality childcare practice
  • Identify, address and support individual training needs and self-development such as supervisions and appraisals
  • Work in conjunction with the Franchisee and Head Office in disciplinary and grievance investigations and hearings
  • Be responsible for making sure all complaints/concerns are actively resolved in a timely manner
  • Manage staff and running costs
  • Facilitate inspections by regulatory bodies and implement any recommendations
  • Be responsible for all administrative duties associated with the nursery, including maintaining children's records, ordering equipment and keeping personnel files
  • Undertake any other duties as reasonably requested by line manager

The salary for the role is £38,000+, depending on previous experience as a Nursery Manager.

I am keen to speak to any experienced Nursery Managers looking for a new setting.

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