We are currently recruiting for the position of [Nursery Manager/ Deputy Manager] within our client's beautiful Nursery based in Thornton Heath CR7 . Successful candidates can expect a competitive salary, additional training and have the opportunity to grow and progress in their career. There will be a trial in November for the permanent role to start in December.
Purpose of the Role:
[MANAGER] To be responsible for the smooth running of the Nursery, ensuring that nursery life is safe, stimulating and compliant with EYFS, Ofsted and safeguarding requirements.
[DEPUTY] To effectively work alongside the Nursery Manager ensuring that nursery life is safe, stimulating and compliant with EYFS, Ofsted and safeguarding requirements.
Main duties and responsibilities:
3 full days a week to work alongside and support the nursery manager
Achieving and maintaining high standards of care and education
Effectively leading and managing the staff team including recruitment and retention, providing day to day guidance, training and support to all staff
Ensuring all policies, procedures and curriculum are implemented and adhered to at all times
Keeping yourself and your team up to date on current early childhood thinking/trends
Effectively managing the budgets and occupancy levels
Promoting positive relationships with parents, children and colleagues
Marketing the nursery and engaging with local networking groups to build occupancy
Managing all day to day operations of the nursery
Ensuring the health, safety and well being of the children at all times
A Level 3 or above Childcare qualification or equivalent
A passionate and positive attitude towards working with children
Solid experience as a Key Worker within an Early Years setting
Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS, OFSTED and Safeguarding requirements
To be punctual and well organised
2 years experience working as a Deputy or Manager in a nursery setting
An enhanced DBS check
Recent First Aid Certificate
Safeguarding and Child Protection training
Previous experience as a Deputy Manager would be desirable
Due to the nature of this role, it will be necessary for an enhanced criminal record disclosure to be undertaken, together with other safeguarding checks, including obtaining references from previous employers.
If you feel you have the skills, knowledge and experience we are seeking for this role, please submit your CV in to us today