Excellent career-development opportunity for a best in class Nursery Manager to join an "Outstanding" Ofsted rated fast-growing Nursery brand, that is shaking up the early years education sector.
Nursery Manager | Game-Changing Nursery Brand
London Fields, Hackney, E8
£35,000 – £60,000
Excellent Benefits, Perks & Paid Learning Academy + Majority of Admin handled by Support Office 🙂
About the brand:
We set out to Rethink Early Years – offering a fresh outlook on education & careers in the sector, while also solving the key problems that most irritate parents.
We opened our first site in 2017 and now we are building progressive and design-led nurseries across London – creating exciting settings for children and providing real value for families.
Outside of nursery hours, our spaces turn into community Family Clubs – centring around a monthly programme of one-off special events & talks aimed at both families and parents.
Our plan is to deliver 20+ new sites across London over the next 5 years….
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for a leader with exceptionally high standards who is as passionate about reinventing Early Years Education as we are. You will be excited to work in our fast growing group of nurseries across London and surrounding. You are someone who has outstanding education knowledge, brings process and structure to all things compliance. loves working with people and is passionate about helping others grow and succeed while retaining a fun and dynamic culture. This really is a high profile position where you can make your mark and help realise our ambition of being the biggest and best quality early years provider. To be successful in this role, you will; Go Beyond, Be Outstandingly Outstanding and Play as a Team.
Day to day you will:
+ Plan and launch your new nursery, with full accountability for recruitment and training
+ Utilise and deliver outstanding education knowledge in every aspect of nursery life
+ Ensure compliance whilst adding value to children, parents and team
+ Manage and coach a team of 40 to 60 Educators
+ Deliver on the job training, guidance and support to the team
+ Build and maintain excellent relationships with parents
+ Be responsible for all planning and logistics, running the nursery routine, managing sufficient ratios and rotas
+ Risk assess the nursery through the day, every day, and actioning; maintaining and critically assessing all policies, procedures and practice to drive improvements
+ Work a flexible work pattern within the nursery opening hours (7am-7pm)
What you will need to bring with you:
+ Experience as a Nursery Manager at an ‘Outstanding’ nursery
+ Experience of large or multi site nurseries
+ A rigorous, structured and organised approach to everything you do
+ Passion and positivity (you always see the glass half full)
+ A love for parent partnerships (you really want to make people happy)
+ High energy brought to every task you take on, and a solutions driven approach to problems
+ Relevant Early Years Qualification, Level 3 or above
What we can offer you:
We don’t settle for people who can just do the job, we are looking for people that go beyond that and always push us to be better than yesterday. We believe that this is what makes us a great place to be and a space where you’re never far away from the best minds to learn from. Our benefits package includes:
+ £35-60k annual salary
+ Performance related bonus of up to £2350 per year + additional Ofsted Outstanding bonus
+ Up to 32 days holiday a year (including bank holidays) to start (rises with length of service)
+ Personal development fund of £250 per year
+ Funding and paid time off for EYTT/ EY Degrees/Forest School/Leadership training
+ Annual clothing allowance of £100 (no uniform)
+ Enhanced maternity and paternity pay for new parents
+ 10 days full sick pay, 2 days leave for dependents leave and 5 days compassionate leave
+ Paid overtime and training including 2 inset days per year
+ 25% childcare discount
+ Round the world trip and 2 weeks additional holiday for 5 years service
+ Refer a friend bonus of £500 (plus other incentives) for existing and ex employees
+ Free daily lunch, smoothie and coffee
+ Amazing well-being benefits including Headspace membership, free counselling, 10% ClassPass membership discount, hardship fund, staff suggestion bonus
+ Promotion opportunities in a fast growing company
+ Brilliant team culture, parties and celebrations
Why Join Us:
+ We give our team the respect and value that they deserve.
+ We pay the top salaries in the industry & look after you with leading holiday, sick pay & amazing benefits.
+ We have fun at work and we care about you as an individual.
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.