Nursery Manager

Recruitment Avenue
Dartford, UK
10 Oct 2019
08 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Nursery Manager - Dartford
£24,000 - £25,000 a year

This is an exciting position for an enthusiastic, energetic and motivational Nursery Manager . This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to lead a small happy nursery in the Dartford area, where we focus on encouraging children to be children, learning through fun and engaging play. You will be working with a dedicated team in a caring, family-friendly, characterful and stimulating environment which is inviting to children, parents and staff.

As early years professional you will benefit from brand management training and a programme of continuous professional development supported by our head office quality and improvement team.

Job Purpose:

The Nursery Manager works closely with the director whilst also being expected to take responsibility for every day management responsibilities of running the setting to make decisions considering the reputation and financial aspects of the business whilst balancing a high degree of sensitivity to the needs of children and families.

  • A full and relevant level 3 childcare qualification
  • Paediatric level 3 in first aid
  • Minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience
  • 1 years experience in a similar role
  • Safeguarding training

  • To operate alongside the direction of the Director, deputising as required.
  • Adhere to policies and procedures implemented by our nursery. Franchise, ensuring relevant legislation is met.
  • Maintain and promote ur brand.
  • Having key holder responsibility, ensuring security is maintained at all times, including the opening up and the closing of the nursery at the end of the day.
  • Deal with complaints (verbal/written), recording and responding within the set time frame and reporting to governing bodies and Head Office where warranted.
  • Assist with Head Office Quality Improvement Visits and Inspections and support staff and Manager to action all recommendations within the agreed time scale.
  • Ensure ratios are in line with policy and staff rotas are financially astute.
  • Responsible for admissions in line with the admissions procedure accurately updating the nursery management software system as necessary.
  • Ensure daily registers and records of children in attendance are accurate.
  • Oversee roles and responsibilities as required by legislative requirements andliaise with external agencies.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £24,000-£25,000/year

If this sounds like you then send a covering letter and your CV Leon at Recruitment Avenue

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. New employees will be required to undertake appropriate checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure, proof of right to work in the UK and suitability checks.

We ensure that all recruitment processes include details of our equal opportunities policy and safer recruitment procedures; including an enhanced DBS check and at least two independent references for every new employee.

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