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Nursery Deputy Manager

Additional Resources Ltd
Closing date
17 Dec 2021

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Nursery Deputy Manager - Haringey, London

Salary: £26,000 - £28,000, Full Time, Permanent

The Company:

Our client emphasis on a safe and comfortable place where children feel secure and happy. It is a 'home away from home 'where everything is directed at bringing the best out of each child in terms of language, intellectual imagination, and social interaction. They hold a long-standing philosophy of promoting children's early learning through play. This view has been highlighted within the revised Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) where it discusses the importance of these play experiences to build a solid foundation for future learning and the development of each individual child.

The Role:

Our client is looking for a Nursery Deputy Manager, who encourages the children to develop skills and to learn by examples whilst playing, thus making the learning process both fun and enjoyable.

Role Responsibilities:
  • To promote and create a stimulating and educational environment to encourage the children to develop independence and self-reliance.
  • To assist the Preschool Manager in overseeing the day-to-day management, staffing, organisation, and smooth running of the Preschool.
  • To implement the philosophy of LJP and to create a welcoming and family friendly environment.
  • To contribute to the strategic planning, monitoring, evaluation, and development of the Preschool.
  • To supervise the development, preparation and execution of daily activities and ensure that each session runs smoothly and without repetition.
  • To always contribute to high standards of care and education of children between 0 to five years in accordance with statutory requirements.
  • To develop and promote the EYFS and ensure its delivery within the setting and that the principles are adhered to.
  • To assist in the recruitment and induction of newly employed staff and the regular supervision of existing staff.
  • To ensure effective communication between the staff and with all partner organisations.
  • To seek out and maintain equipment and resources in the Preschool
  • To assist in the day-to-day financial systems directly relating to the provision.
  • To ensure admissions are in line with the admissions policy and that all new children receive the appropriate induction and settling programme.
  • To supervise all staff in the assessment process of each child, by ensuring that all assessments drafted and presented to the parent/guardian within a specific time.
  • To contribute to maintaining a register and up to date records of all children using the provision and to ensure regular feedback to parents about their child's development and progress.
  • To participate and where necessary organise and execute regular management and staff meetings.
  • To actively participate in ensuring the maintenance of a healthy and safe environment for the children.
  • To ensure all duties and responsibilities are carried out with due regards
  • Supervision / Management of People
  • The post holder will supervise and give appraisal to the following staff: Senior Workers, Preschool Assistants, Auxiliary staff, Knowledge and Skills.
  • Knowledge, understanding and practical experience of care for young children, child development and parenting
  • Knowledge and understanding of legislation and regulations relating to childcare and the inspection process for approval of day care settings
  • Knowledge and ability to create and implement policies and procedures consistent with legislation, regulations, and local requirements
  • Able to work independently and to manage own time efficiently
  • Experience of managing, supervision, and appraisal of staff
  • Ability to work as a member of an effective team
  • Warm and caring personality - friendly and approachable to families
  • Ability to create and implement basic systems for child records
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff at all levels
  • Commitment to the principle that families 'know best' about their own needs
  • Commitment to equal opportunities for all children and families

Essential Skills & Requirements:
  • Level 3 - 6 Early Childhood Studies or its equivalent (Essential)
  • Early years professional status (EYPS) (Desirable)
  • 2 Years post-qualifying experience of which at least 1 have involved managing/supervising staff (Essential)

Important Information: We endeavour to process your personal data in a fair and transparent manner. In applying for this role, Additional Resources will be acting in your best interest and may contact you in relation to the role, either by email, phone, or text message. For more information see our Privacy Policy on our website. It is important you are aware of your individual rights and the provisions the company has put in place to protect your data. If you would like further information on the policy or GDPR please contact us.

Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.
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