Nursery Manager

C & B Management Ltd T/a
Leigh-On-Sea, UK
14 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Duties will include:

Responsibility for the daily running and administration of the nursery adhering to the Policies & Procedures of Leigh Village Day Nursery and compliance with the Children Act, Health and Safety legislation, EYFS, Montessori method and within the guidelines of Ofsted. Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery.

Having key-holder responsibility.

Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasion, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural or linguistic background; in particular, challenging situations where racism or discrimination is displayed.

Ensuring effective staff recruitment following Leigh Village's recruitment procedures. Supervision of staff and students, conducting regular staff assessments, recognizing training needs, monitoring training and developing teamwork. Organizing of regular staff meetings and in-service training.

Care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs.

Planning and supervision of the planning and preparation of activities to develop all aspects of the child's individual development in a stimulating atmosphere. Ensuring developmental records and observations are kept.

Ensuring that the preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the nursery playrooms, kitchen (fridge, freezer, cooker) children's and adult toilets, windows and equipment are carried out according to the Policies & Procedures and risk assessments.

Administration and finance of all nursery activities as directed by proprietors to manage budgets, and keep accurate records of staffing, payroll, banking, petty cash and all other activities as requested. Issue of statements and collection of fees, and meeting agreed targets.

Liaison with parents and negotiation of working targets ensuring effective communication within the nursery.

Ensuring a tier system of management is in place and that duties are delegated fairly. Maintaining staff ratios and ensuring staff are deployed effectively to carry out the correct preparation of bottles and babies' feeds, nappy changes, laundry duties and supervision of meals.

Nursery Manager must at all times ensure that only designated staff administer medication as recorded on 'person taking medicine forms'.

Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records.

Looking at the weekly reports on the nursery and following Leigh Village
Nursery's procedures for reporting accidents and incidents.

Arranging regular parents' evenings, publicity, open weekends and children's outings and ensuring effective marketing.

Ensuring the effective and regular removal of waste materials to the designated area.

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