Deputy Manager

Recruiter
LEYF London Early Years Foundation
Location
Dagenham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1269000347
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Qualified Deputy Manager with senior leadership experience

Job Titles

Deputy Manager - Ford Road Nursery

JOB DETAILS
  • Job title: Deputy Manager
  • Employment type: Permanent
  • Location: Borough and County: Barking and Dagenham
  • Salary: hourly rate: £26,312.04 - £27,352.08

Are you a level 3 Nursery Practitioner with Senior Leadership experience?

Are you looking for a Childcare organisation who wants to make a positive different to its community and its families?

About us:

The London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) are the UK's largest childcare social enterprise. As a registered charity, we believe that our 37 nurseries across London have a duty to be a part of and support their local communities, to break down barriers by offering quality childcare to all local families.

About the job:

Ford Road
  • Total capacity of Nursery: 57 place Nursery
  • Nursery Opening Times: 08.00am-6.00pm

Our Ofsted 'Outstanding' Ford Road Nursery are looking for a fun and inspiring nursery deputy to join their team as maternity cover (6-12 months). LEYF follows a set of teachings which is reflective of our social enterprise approach. Each of the 7 elements is designed to strengthen children's social and cultural capital through language, social opportunities, cultural experiences and friendships. The role will provide a perfect fit for an enthusiastic and hard-working person with a real passion for working in childcare. The ideal candidate will encourage and deliver our ethos in the nursery and reflect our 7 element pedagogy.

About you:
  • Full and relevant child care qualification at level 3 or above.
  • Strong knowledge of child protection and safeguarding and the ability to take the lead in vulnerable situations when required.
  • Senior experience working in an early year's setting.
  • To be a confident leader, articulating your ideas and using planning and preparation to ensure their success.
  • To distribute staff and resources effectively, maintaining ratios whilst supporting other rooms.
  • To champion LEYF's values and advocate our mission to save the world one child at a time.
  • To continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspiring others.
  • Have a passion for making a difference in their communities.
  • A child centred approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate.

What's in it for you:

We know it's our people who make LEYF great. That's why we value each staff member and offer:
  • Make a difference to the children who need it the most
  • Pay and conditions above national average within the early years sector
  • 50% off of childcare
  • £750 refer a friend bonus
  • Up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days over the Christmas period
  • Full access to LEYF Academy - minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.
  • 10% GLL Gym discount
  • 7% employer contribution towards pension
  • Guaranteed salary increase after probation
  • Overtime pay
  • Annual travel loan
  • Free life assurance
  • Access to our work life support services
  • Flexible working
  • Access to LEYF social events; New Year's Awards ceremony, Annual Conference and Summer BBQ

Apply today! Our dedicated recruitment team will be in touch!

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The London Early Years (LEYF) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required.

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