Deputy Nursery Manager

Maze 8 Group
London, UK
14 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Deputy Nursery Manager

£26,018 to £28,098 per annum inclusive of London Weighting

The Function of the Post

To provide inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending the nursery and to maintain a safe, stimulating and enjoyable environment. She/he will be responsible for curriculum planning within the nursery. She/he will manage the provision, including staffing levels in the absence of the Nursery Manager.

Responsible to: Nursery Manager

The post holder will be required to:

* To work under the direction of the nursery manager and deputise for him/her as and when required.

* To support the aims and objectives of the nursery and assist the manager in the organisation of a high quality establishment for children from birth to 5 years.

* To provide high standards of childcare and education - to include the monitoring and review of provision, this includes providing a safe, caring environment to enable the emotional, social and educational development of children, through individual attention and group activities.

* Assist in the leading and implementing the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework and any other legal/statutory frameworks.

* Ensure that all children attending the nursery receive rich and stimulating experiences appropriate to their age and stage of development,

* To Assist the manager to ensure the provision of a high quality environment, resources and experiences to meet the needs of individual children, having an awareness of any disabilities, family cultures, and medical histories.

* To role model good practice to other staff members.

* Ensure that practice and provision in the nursery meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage. Maintaining staff awareness of the statutory requirements of the EYFS to ensure a safe working environment for staff and children.

* To ensure that the welfare and safety of children is paramount within the setting

* To assist with the planning and organisation of staffing schedules to ensure adequate staffing levels are maintained in accordance with Ofsted and nursery procedures.

Full JD and Person Specification available on request

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