Deputy Nursery Manager

Dynamix Recruitment Limited
High Wycombe, UK
12 Sep 2019
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Deputy Nursery Manager

Location: High Wycombe

Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 per annum

My client are a family-run chain of nurseries with a strong reputation for delivering great childcare and looking after each member of the team.

If you are a strong and experienced Deputy Nursery Manager with a genuine passion for working in childcare, have high emotional intelligence, bags of enthusiasm and a desire to make a difference in the lives of children and the staff, then we would love you to join us.

Some of the responsibilities of the manager will include:

• To manage day-to-day operations of the Nursery
• To achieve and maintain high standards of care and education
• To effectively lead and manage the staff team including recruitment and retention, providing day to day guidance, training and support to all staff
• To ensure all policies, procedures and curriculums are implemented and adhered to at all times
• To effectively manage the budgets and occupancy levels with the support of the deputies
• To keep abreast of current early childhood thinking/trends
• To implement an effective parent liaison programme; to be influential in developing strong links with parents
All candidates will be required to:
• Have a minimum of NNEB, NVQ/CACHE Level 3 in childcare or equivalent qualification
• Have a proven track record with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar management role
• Possess an excellent knowledge of the Ofsted and Welfare Requirements
• Possess proven experience of achieving Good or Outstanding grades with Ofsted
• Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the EYFS and key person system
• Have a good understanding of how to create engaging and challenging learning environments for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers
• Have excellent communication skills and be a strong leader as well as a team player
• Be energetic, proactive, self-motivated and have attention for detail
• Have a passion for working with young children
• Demonstrate a good level of spoken and written English
In return the successful candidates will receive:
• Highly competitive salary plus bonuses
• Generous annual leave entitlement
• Excellent working environment to inspire and motivate
• Opportunities to grow personally and professionally
• Generous discounts on childcare
Required experience:
• Management: 2 years minimum

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