Room Manager and Forest School Leader

Keastone Limited
Beaconsfield, UK
15 Sep 2019
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary: £18,000 - £21,000 depending on experience

Industry: Childcare

Sector: Nursery

Job ID: 32279

We are looking for a Room Manager / Forest School Leader to join a friendly family run nursery group who see their team as their best asset to achieve their goals of being a leading childcare provider. From day one of your journey you will be nurtured and supported every step of the way and will be given every opportunity for career progression. Their aim is to fulfil your goals and help you be the best you can be at what you are most passionate about, childcare.

The successful candidate will be working alongside our Outdoor Curriculum Manager to enrich our outdoor learning experiences and support the delivery of an engaging outdoor curriculum.

What Qualifications & Experience are we looking for?

·A relevant level 3 qualification in early years or above

·Level 1 - Level 3 Forest School qualification

·Minimum of 2 years working in a senior role within a childcare setting

·Providing care and education to children from a wide range of backgrounds, including those with special educational needs

·Experience of effectively motivating, leading and managing a small team

·Staff deployment

·First aid, basic food hygiene & basic health and safety all desirable

What skills & Attributes are we looking for?

·Excellent understanding of the needs of young children

·Thorough knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage, including the Welfare Requirements

·Safeguarding children issues and procedures

·Equalities issues and implementation and development of equal opportunity practices

·Ability to observe and assess children's development

·Have a warm and positive approach to children

·Record keeping and report

·Ability to develop good working relationships with parents and other service providers

·Ability to co-operate and adhere to health and safety policy, practices and instructions

·Flexibility including the ability to cope with changing needs and demands

·Able to work on own initiative and manage own workload

·Ability to operate the nursery management software for preparation of data as required by the manager or proprietors

·Leadership skills including the ability to offer positive encouragement and support

·Approachable, reliable and conscientious

·Flexible and creative approach to problem solving

For a confidential initial conversation, contact us today.

All successful candidates will be subject to full pre-employment and DBS checks.

** Keastone Limited are a Recruitment Consultancy working in affiliation with Bambini Recruitment on behalf of its clients throughout the UK. By applying for this role and providing your CV, your details will be securely stored in our Keastone database. Your details will not be shared with any third party without your prior approval, and you are able to view, edit and delete the information we hold by logging into our candidate portal via the Keastone website (or contacting us directly), where you can also find our full Privacy Policy outlining your rights. Please ensure your email address and full contact details are on your application to avoid delays in our ability to make contact with you. If you have not heard from us after 5 working days then unfortunately, we were unable to consider your application on this occasion. Visit our website or contact us directly to hear more about opportunities in your area. Copyright © Keastone Limited **

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