Asquith Day Nurseries

Nursery Manager - Richmond

Location
Richmond, Surrey
Salary
£29000 - £31000 per annum
Posted
22 Mar 2012
Closes
22 Apr 2012
Ref
RCHMAN
Sector
Nursery
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Asquith is the UK’s leading provider of premium childcare with a portfolio of 81 Nurseries. With our team of expert trainers we take pride in the continuous development we offer to our staff, ensuring they become leaders of the future within Asquith. This is a great chance to become part of a fun and dynamic team.

We are currently seeking a proven nursery manager with the ability to inspire and motivate the highly qualified, energetic staff team at our Richmond Day Nursery. Richmond is a 62 place nursery setting ideally situated for commuters, close to Richmond station and 5 minutes walk from North Sheen. Richmond Day Nursery deliver the EYFS curriculum for children aged 3 months to 5 years.

Tell me more about the responsibilities of a Nursery Manager within Asquith?

  • As Nursery Manager you must effectively manage day-day running of the nursery including all financial operations
  • Maintain accurate accounts for the nursery and produce management information when required
  • Ensure the accuracy of staff Rotas and payroll administration
  • Monitor and report Petty cash and be responsible for the collection and recording of fees
  • Monitor staff costs with regards to budget projections
  • Promote the nursery to current and potential customers
  • Ensure accurate marketing, occupancy and quality and standards
  • To recruit, support, train and appraise all staff to ensure high quality childcare practice and to develop staff teams and individual practitioners.
  • Lead in the implementation of the relevant curriculum
  • Develop staff to become leaders of the future within Asquith
  • As Manager you will be responsible for recruitment of and induction plan for all staff
  • Maintain accurate staff records
  • Support development plans
  • Work in consultation with HR in Disciplinary and Grievance investigations and meetings with regard to staff.
  • You will provide high standards of quality within the Nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.
  • Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand and when necessary follow safeguarding procedures.
  • Implement Health and safety policies within the nursery and support from Risk Management team
  • Work with area SENCOs, EYFS advisors, health professionals and local Sure Start programmes as appropriate.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures

What experience and qualifications must I have to apply?

  • Minimum Level 4 qualification or equivalent
  • A Minimum of 3 years post qualifying experience in a senior role within a full day care setting
  • Experience of supporting and leading teams to improve and deliver best practice
  • Experience of Financial Management and Budget Planning
  • A sound knowledge of the EYFS, Safeguarding and child protection procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of key legislation related to childcare and education
  • The ability to plan and organise work load

Asquith Nurseries are committed to ensuring everyone in our organisation is responsible for Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced CRB disclosure.

Due to the high level of applicants we receive only successful candidates will be contacted.