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Nursery Manager

Sunrise Day Nursery
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Full Time
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Nursery Manager

An exciting position has become available for a full-time Nursery Manager based in Sutton Coldfield. The successful candidate will earn £25,000-£29,000 a year.

The Nursery Manager provides overall management of the nursery ensuring the setting fulfils all legal and statutory requirements.

The manager is part of the Nursery Management Team and provides effective supervision, leadership and mentoring to the team of educators in the nursery.

The Nursery Manager must have good understanding of a regulatory and practice requirements; staff management; customer service and the factors that are important in determining high quality care and learning for young children.

Role Requirements

A full and relevant level 3 qualification.
A University Degree.
Post Qualification.
2 year post qualification experience.
An understanding of leadership and mentoring skills in an early years environment.
Experience of working in a start-up setting.
Ability to understand the child's view.
Ability to act fairly and ethically.
Ability to focus on results and outcomes.
Role Responsibilities (not limited to)

To market the nursery to ensure occupancy targets are met and to maintain a highly positive profile and reputation locally.
To have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
To work with the directors and assistant or deputy managers effectively at all times and continuously present a united front to the staff.
Adhering to company Policies and Procedures at all times, ensuring compliance with the Children's Act and Health and Safety legislation, all within the requirements and guidelines laid down by Ofsted and the national standards.
Lead positive relationships in the early years setting.
Lead the promotion of health, safety, and wellbeing of the children across the nursery.
Lead the children's development, learning and play across the nursery.
Manage a key person system carrying out all related responsibilities in building relationships with groups of children and their families.
Provide supervision, leadership, and mentoring to the team of educators.
Evaluate and develop the curriculum and environment.
Develop action plans with nursery educators and monitor the progress towards programme goals.
Practice and role model positive behaviour management techniques.
Support the Directors to work with the team towards achieving an Outstanding inspection outcome.
Attend and encourage the team to attend training sessions and staff meetings necessary for Continued Professional Development.
Encourage participation in all self-development activities including appraisal and supervisions.
Deploy staff effectively to maintain staffing ratios, and meet the needs of the children effectively in accordance with statutory regulations.
Take on specific management tasks and duties as agreed with the Directors to ensure the smooth running of the setting.

Our client is a friendly and attentive independent day nursery based in Sutton Coldfield. The team are dedicated to offering high quality childcare and pre-school services.

The setting provides a wide variety of care and facilities for children aged between 6 weeks and 5 years old. The setting have a well-established team of highly qualified and dedicated staff whose focus is the welfare of the children entrusted to their care.

Why should you apply?

The chance to join a well-established company.
To join a fantastic team.
To showcase your knowledge and skill set.
Due to the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. Therefore, it is essential in making your application you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for which offences. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are 'spent' under the provision of the Act, and, in the event of the employment being taken up, any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action. The fact that a pending charge, conviction, bind-over or caution has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this appointment.

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