Nursery Manager

Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery
Chesham, UK
13 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Nursery Manager
Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery Chesham

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced and highly motivated Nursery Manager to join our nursery in Chesham. We offer a competitive salary of £28,000 to £30,000 per annum, negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.

We are part of an award-winning nursery group. For over thirty years the nurseries have been working closely with parents, staff, and Ofsted to deliver childcare of the highest quality, providing children with unlimited opportunities to learn, develop and grow within a safe, secure and caring environment.

Our settings are specifically designed to meet the needs of babies and young children. With large, bright open plan rooms, creative outdoor play areas and a variety of equipment providing children with a stimulating environment in which to thrive. Our aim is for every child to be happy and healthy, enjoying their early years at the Nursery and for parents to have peace of mind that their children are in excellent hands.

The Nursery Manager will be responsible for providing 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.

The Nursery Manager's key responsibilities are:

* 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 key person system throughout the nursery

* 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

* To ensure the nursery is kept clean and hygienic at all times and to carry out minor cleaning duties throughout the day following the Environment Cleaning Policy

* 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 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

* 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

The successful Nursery Manager will:

* Have previous experience as a Nursery Manager in a good or outstanding nursery

* Hold a relevant level 3 Childcare qualification

Interested, please send us your CV.

Please be aware, that all successful candidates will be expected to apply for a new DBS check

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