An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Nursery Manager to join a well-established, family run children's nursery in the heart of St. Albans. About our Client Our client is an independent nursery serving the local communities in St. Albans, Harpenden and Welwyn Garden City. They are a growing family, and this year they are set to celebrate their 10th Anniversary! Their success of providing high standards of care and child development wouldn't be possible without their team of expert carers, nurses and support staff. They value their team, and actively invest in building a supportive work environment that encourages learning and career progression from the celebrate success, have fun, and love to recognise those who go above and beyond! About the Role This could be your perfect role if you are... •Ready to hit the ground running in the daily management of the setting, ensuring that all company policies and procedures are met and exceeded •Have a love for working with children - the welfare of our children is our top priority, and you will be responsible for promoting and maintaining a healthy and safe environment •Uncompromising on quality - you will oversee the weekly schedules to meet the individual needs of the children and ensure that children are kept active and engaged in developmental activities •Able to develop and maintain strong relationships with parents - as the key point of contact you will have regular communication with the parents, so high emotional intelligence and effective interpersonal skills are a must in creating a trusting rapport with the families •A natural born leader - you are full of charisma and have an infectious, positive, cando attitude that motivates and inspires others around you Key Skills, Experience and Qualifications: To be a successful candidate, you will possess the following... Skills and Knowledge: •Practical knowledge of EYFS Standards, Ofsted Standards and Inspections •Understanding of Equal Opportunities/SENCO •Strong Management and Leadership skills Experience: •At least 10 years of professional experience in working and caring for children under 5 within a nursery environment (Essential) •Experience in a supervisory role of running and managing a nursery (Essential) Qualifications: •NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or equivalent (Essential) How to Apply If you have a genuine passion about Early Years Education, want to be part of their growing family to lead and inspire their team whilst embracing their high standards of excellence to children and parents, please apply by sending your CV along with a covering letter & the Hiring Company will be in direct contact. NB: Children's nursery care is a highly regulated sector and you will be required to obsessively follow company processes, policies and procedures to ensure our children's safety and security. As you might expect, a DBS check will be a compulsory part of the selection proces.