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Early Years/Childcare Nursery Deputy Manager. Job in Bath E-Nursery Jobs

Bath, Somerset
£26,124 to £31,220
Job Type
3 Aug 2022
Early Years/Childcare Nursery Deputy Manager
Bath - Combe Down area
Permanent, Full time hours would be 40 hours between 7.30am - 6.30pm Monday to Friday.
Salary for the role will be negotiable depending on the successful candidate s level of experience and qualifications held, but will be circa £26,124.00 - £31,220.00 per annum - (Level 6 being at the higher end.)
Our client who is are a small friendly Nursery based in walking distance from Bath City Centre are currently recruiting for an Deputy Nursery Manager to join their team - The nursery is a Small, unique and in a beautiful Grade II listed building.
The nursery provides high-quality care and education for children aged from three months to five years, 51 weeks of the year. Open from 7.30 am until 6.30 pm Monday to Friday, They offers a range of flexible attendance schedules including full day, school days and morning and afternoon sessions, both all year round and term time only.
They are supported in their endeavours by a team of highly qualified and experienced early year s practitioners. There is a small outdoor area that provides different outdoor play experiences and the forest school leader takes the pre-school children out to the woods while the toddlers have fun doing 'muddy puddle' walks in the local park.
The nursery has been awarded accreditation by the Early Years Nutrition Partnership for its commitment to providing children with healthy meals and snacks and to encouraging children to learn about healthy lifestyles and the importance of making healthier choices.
Key responsibilities
To lead the implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage ensuring that all children attending the setting are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which support all areas of learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum
To support the manager and team to meet requirements of Ofsted registration with relation to delivery of the Early Years Foundation stage curriculum and nursery education grant funding, special needs, child protection and Health and Safety and to ensure that company policies and procedures are adhered to.
In the absence of the manager to undertake the overall day-to-day management of the nursery.
Childcare and Education
To support room leaders to lead the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum.
To provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children
To lead curriculum planning and to ensure team maintain accurate and effective children s records.
To support children s key person s to take responsibility for all aspects of children s safety, emotional well-being and learning and development
To be responsible for supporting teams to complete curriculum planning and to maintain accurate and effective children s records for key group.
To promote and facilitate partnership with parents/carers and other family members
To support the development of good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion
To work with the Manager and senior team to continuously improve quality of childcare and education.
To ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand and when necessary follow Child Protection Procedures.
To ensure that the nutritional needs of the children are met and that Food Safety Regulations are complied with.
To comply with the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage , relevant legislation including the Children Act 1989 and 2004 and company policies and procedures at all times.
To develop and maintain highly professional working relationships with advisory teachers, schools, area senco s and other agencies.
To remain abreast of current developments in childcare and education policy and practice
To assist the manager with the effective day to day management of the nursery
To support the manager and staff during Ofsted Inspections and to assist in the implementation of any recommendations
To assist the manager in monitoring and budgets and maintaining petty cash systems.
To assist the manager with the collection, recording and banking of fees.
To promote the nursery to current parents and potential customers
To support the manager and staff during Ofsted Inspections and to assist in the implementation of any recommendations
Contribute to and participate in team meetings/team activities, outside of working hours if necessary.
To attend monthly staff meetings outside normal working hours
To support and supervise Practitioners in their teams and other staff in the nursery with their day to day duties
To support and mentor staff and students
To assist the manager with the recruitment induction procedure of all new staff.
To develop and promote parental partnership and involvement
To ensure written communications, including observations and summary reports, of the team are of a satisfactory standard
To use available technology, where available, to assist themselves and team members with written communications if needed.
Holidays & Benefits;
28 days holiday, which includes Bank Holidays. 3 days need to be kept for the Christmas closure week.
Employee Assistance programme
Statuary Pension scheme
75% discount on childcare costs for children of staff attending the Nursery
Riverside Recruitment are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy
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  • Job Reference: 676355910-2
  • Date Posted: 3 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Riverside Recruitment
    Riverside Recruitment
  • Location: Bath, Somerset
  • Salary: £26,124 to £31,220
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent