Nursery Deputy Manager

London, UK
Closing date
22 Nov 2020

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One of our clients are looking for a Room Leader who is looking for a step up in their career or an experienced Deputy Manager to join their amazing Setting in Bow.

Purpose of Post

To work under the direction of the manager and deputise for him/her as and when required.
To support the aims and objectives of the Setting and assist the manager in the organisation of a high-quality establishment for children from birth to 5 years.
To provide high standards of childcare and education - to include the monitoring and reviews of Setting, this includes providing a safe, caring environment to enable the emotional, social and educational development of children, through individual attention and group activities.
To direct and support staff as agreed by the Setting manager.
Promote the safeguarding and welfare of the children, staff and parents/carersResponsible to:

Setting Manager / Director

Hours of Work:

Monday to Friday 40 hours a week on shift a pattern.

Main Duties:

To promote the aims and objectives of the Setting.
To promote the high standards of the Setting at all times to parents/carers, staff and visitors.
To assist the manager in showing parents/carers around the Setting facilities and sending out information.
To ensure the Setting maintains a high standard of physical and emotional care
To lead a team of professional workers and to ensure good practice at all times.
To assist the manager in setting and implementing objectives and policy for the Setting.
To assist with the planning and organisation of staffing schedules and holiday rotas to ensure adequate staffing levels are maintained in accordance with Local Authority guidelines and Setting procedures.
To assist with the implementation of administrative procedures involved with: - registration, place allocation, and other related matters.
To assist with the development and implementation of systems to monitor and record child development.
To assist with the preparation and maintenance of materials and equipment.
To be responsible for the Health and Safety standards appropriate for the needs of young children and ensuring staff compliance and awareness.
To ensure high standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times.
To ensure the Setting maintains a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development.
To ensure confidentiality of information received.
To assist with staff development and training.
To assist the manager in the supervision of the training of students in placement within the Setting.
Liaise with parents/carers, other family members and staff to help ensure that the particular needs of children are met, and that parental choice is considered in terms of care given; 18 To liaise with outside agencies as required.
Assist the manager with the efficient upkeep of the building and maintenance/stock of equipment, furnishings and fittings.
Maintaining staff awareness of fire drill in accordance with the code of practice.
To attend monthly staff / planning meetings and training sessions outside working hours.
To undertake such other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature as may be determined from time to time by the Setting manager.
To deputise for the manager in their absence.
To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring that all staff and volunteers observe Setting policies and procedures to keep children safe from harm.***For your information:

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**Please only apply if you are already eligible to work in the UK (indefinitely & without sponsorship),

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