Nursery Manager

HR Inspire Ltd
West London, UK
19 Oct 2019
02 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Nursery Manager - Paddington, W2

Are you an experienced manager with the ability to create a culture of curiosity, awe and wonder in beautiful and natural surroundings? Do you thrive on igniting the same passion and excitement in your team and are you driven to truly 'make a difference' in the lives of each and every child in your care?

If so, then please read on as we currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Nursery Manager to lead our amazing Merchant Square Day Nursery team in Paddington.

The Nursery Manager is ideally a full-time, permanent role however opportunities for reduced hours may be considered for the right candidate. This position is offering a competitive basic salary and additional wider benefits, including opportunities for future career progression.

This purpose-built nursery is just a 5 minute walk from Paddington Station, a 5 minute walk from Edgware Road Tube Station, and a 10 minute walk from Marylebone Railway Station - making it extremely convenient for anyone commuting by train, or Tube.

We would love you to join our team as we embark on accreditation to 'The Curiosity Approach', promoting awe and wonder in early childhood. This is a unique style of learning for children to be engaged in the joy of DOING rather than the end result.

Nursery Manager - Overview
This is a demanding position that requires previous experience in managing the day-to-day running of a large Nursery. You will be responsible for all financial operations, the recruitment and ongoing training and development of staff whilst ensuring the nursery is being run to the highest standard in the upmost professional way.

Nursery Manager - Qualifications & Experience
• A Childcare and Education qualification equivalent to NVQ level 3
• A higher-level qualification in Early Years Childcare and Education/Childhood Studies
• A management qualification
• A current First Aid qualification
• A sound knowledge of childcare development from birth to five years
• A minimum of 2 years' experience in a supervisory role in the delivery of services to young children

Nursery Manager - Key Responsibilities

• Promote and facilitate partnership with parents/carers and other family members.
• Develop and maintain highly professional working relationships with relevant Local Authority departments, regulatory bodies and other agencies.
• Manage the occupancy to ensure it shows growth and meets the business aims.
• Maintain accurate accounts for the nursery and produce management information in accordance with company procedures.
• Manage, monitor and control budgets and maintain petty cash systems.
• Identify training needs, develop a training plan and evaluate training undertaken by staff.
• Undertake or assist in disciplinary and grievance investigations and meetings with regard to staff.

If you feel you have what it takes to be considered for this role of Nursery Manager please get in touch today as we are keen to hear from you.

*We are an equal opportunities employer. However, due to the nature of the role the successful applicant must be able to undertake and provide a clear enhanced DBS check and satisfactory referencing.

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