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Maternity Nursery Manager

Monkey Puzzle Boreham
Closing date
3 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Job description

Monkey Puzzle Borehamwood is ranked the Number 1 nursery in the area and we intend to maintain that reputation. We are an enthusiastic team with the welfare and interests of the children at heart. Our passion is to ensure each child reaches their full potential within a loving, nurturing, safe and stimulating environment. Plus to provide the best possible work place for the right candidate.

Our Dream Nursery Manager (maternity cover) will:

· Need at least a level 3 childcare qualification

· Have management experience within a nursery setting

· Be energetic and fun

· Have a real love and drive for working with and educating children

· Have a good understanding of the EYFS, Safeguarding and Ofsted

· Believe in building strong Parent Partnerships to provide cohesive learning to our children

This role is offered on a 40 hours per week (maternity cover only).

Job Overview:

The role of the Nursery Manager is to provide professional leadership and management of the nursery and its staff, and to successfully manage the day to day running of the nursery and deliver high quality standards of care and education for all children.
• Comply with all regulatory requirements
• Provide high standards of care and education
• Support all nursery staff in their roles
• Acquire and maintain positive working partnerships with staff, parents and carers
• Sustain targets for revenue and costs
Key Responsibilities
• Adhere to all company policies and procedures
• Ensure that all company policies and procedures are adhered to by all staff
• Promote a high standard of quality within the nursery, including practice, environment
and resources to meet the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage
• Ensure appropriate planning and assessment is in place and is accurately maintained by all staff
• Support the development of good practice in relation to special educational needs and
• Provide leadership and support to all staff to enable them to establish and maintain
professional positive working relationships with both colleagues, parents and carers
• Deploy staff effectively to ensure the required standards are maintained
• Ensure the effective implementation of the company's keyperson system throughout the nursery
• Ensure that all children are kept safe and that staff are confident to follow safeguarding procedures
• Implement and support others in delivering the EYFS in line with current practice and
• Develop and maintain professional working relationships with relevant outside agencies
• Create and maintain a culture of self-evaluation and reflective practice throughout the
• Proactively promote and represent the nursery to current and potential
parents/customers including in the wider community
• Adhere to all health and safety policies and procedures and be responsible for ensuring all staff receive health and safety training
• Be fully aware of all emergency and security procedures
• Be responsible for ensuring the nursery remains compliant in respect of suitably trained and vetted staff with relevant qualifications
• Recruit, induct, support, train and appraise all staff to deliver high quality childcare
• Identify, address and support individual training needs and self-development such as
supervisions and appraisals
• Work in conjunction with the Franchisee and Monkey Puzzle Day Nurseries Ltd Head
Office in disciplinary and grievance investigations and hearings
• Be responsible for making sure all complaints/concerns are actively resolved in a timely manner

You'll receive a competitive salary & benefits package including:

* Excellent rates of pay based on experience and qualification

* Being part of an award-winning team

* 20 days' holiday plus 8 bank holiday

* Free DBS

* Extensive Support for Higher Level qualifications

* Safeguarding, First Aid and Food Hygiene Training

* New uniform provided

* Two days onsite training during inset days

* Childcare discount vouchers

* Team building events throughout the year

If you are interested to join our great team please contact us on (phone number removed)
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