Circa 26,018 per annum
Permanent Full Time 40 hours a week
A place for children to find their feet.
Are you looking for a vibrant atmosphere, working with colleagues to create a positive and lasting impact on the lives of children?
If so, we have an exciting career opportunity for you!
At Spring RAF Wyton we are looking for a confident and experienced Childcare Manager to join our nursery as part of a passionate and welcoming team.
You will make a difference by:
-Taking full responsibility for the delivery of all services in the setting.
-Be the designated Safeguarding Person and Registered Manager in relation to OFSTED. Leading staff in their understanding of what safeguarding is and developing their understanding of the complex issues affecting children who are subject to child protection plans.
-Providing direct and overall management of staff, ensuring that all policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to. You will build a successful staff team of passionate practitioners dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing, stimulating environment for children including those with special needs.
-Overseeing the recording and reporting of planning, observations and progression for all children including the full and through assessment of the setting against the EYFS.
-Managing finance and invoicing systems.
-Being an enthusiastic practitioner, inspire the team, and give the families of the children in your care.
You will need:
-Level 3 or higher qualification in Childcare or Early Years
-Experience of working in a senior role with a nursery setting or centre working with children aged 0-5 years and their families.
-A thorough knowledge and understanding of OFSTED and requirements and all relevant current legislation.
-Be confident in using various IT packages for recording and monitoring. Full training on our systems is provided.
-Desirable: Leadership and Management qualification, Paediatric First Aid Qualification, Basic Food Hygiene Certificate or we can provide this training for you.
The way we work
We are proud to be part of Action for Children, a national children's charity and our success in Spring makes a difference. With over 150 years of experience in caring for children and young people, award winning Spring Nurseries developed its brand approach in 2016 to be modern, high quality and unmatched in terms of knowledge and learning opportunities for children under five years. Supporting children to learn, have fun and make friends in the brightest, engaging settings across England, Scotland and Wales.
Because we believe in our people, and recognise their efforts for children, we give a little extra to say thank you. Find out about our comprehensive range of benefits .
Making the difference
We believe all children deserve the best early start in life. It is our mission to be the best provider of outstanding quality early education to children throughout the UK, that is accessible to all.
We are a new, fresh network of nurseries created to provide an alternative option for parents and families, seeking high quality early education and childcare, at an affordable price - and we dare to be different.
For more information, please contact Anne Marie Wilson anne-
We are committed to safer recruitment practices to protect our service users; therefore, all applicants are expected to have an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding best-practice.
Spring Nurseries is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly people with Disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce