Nursery Manager - Leeds
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 per annum DOE
Our established nursery client is looking for an experienced and qualified Nursery Manager who is passionate about children's learning and development to join their team.
The role involves providing professional leadership and management of the nursery team, effectively managing the day-to day running of the nursery and deliver the highest standards of care and education.
As a Nursery Manager you will be the first point of call to all families and colleagues in the setting. You will be approachable and understanding, with an ability to resolve queries, provide feedback and offer advice as well as directly line manage your team. You will be proficient in ICT and familiar with supporting the administrative duties of a full day nursery. You will be confident in delivering feedback and reporting on progress, both of the setting and to colleagues as part of team meetings or individual appraisal, supervisions and training.
Providing outstanding childcare
Promoting health and safety at the nursery
Team development- inspire, energise and support others
Work alongside management to mentor, train and coach staff in a number of areas, including health and safety, risk assessment, observations, planning, leadership, sales and marketing.
Ensure the smooth running of the nursery and completing administrative tasks on time and to a high standard
Be responsible for regular supervisions, trainings and appraisals of the staff.
Building partnerships with parents
Planning, preparing and reviewing the curriculum with the team, and organising of staff rotas, reflective of the EYFS
Developing and maintaining highest standards of childcare in accordance with EYFS
Ensure all that the day share/parent feedback is done daily
Ensure all policies are reviewed regularly, implemented and adhered to at all times
Ensure all risk assessment are carried out daily
Designated Safeguarding Lead to promote the health, safety and welfare of children and employees and families in line with child protection.
Carry out any adhoc duties as needed like provide cover for nursery staff if they are absent at short notice
Ensure all forms are completed daily and filed away in the correct folder in the office. eg nappies, sleep and accident report are signed by parents.
Develop and maintain partnerships with parents and carers
Work along with the management in the recruitment process and hiring of staff.
Skills & Requirements:
Ideally would hold Level 3 or above qualification in Childcare
At least 2 Years proven management experience of working
4 Years+ Current EYFS Experience
Excellent working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage
Experience with Ofsted and a good knowledge of the Early Years inspection framework
Experience of implementing good quality learning opportunities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to write reports and keep clear and accurate records.
Excellent organizational skills
Good Leadership skills
Confident in marketing & promoting business growth
IT Proficient, with experience of Nursery Management & Tracking Software Systems
Training required - Pediatric First Aid, SENCO, Safeguarding
Calm and caring nature
Ability to work as part of a team with inspirational and innovative approach
Able to work on own initiative
Reliable, enthusiastic, and flexible
Able to perform under stress
A good sense of humour
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