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Bright Horizons Family Solutions is recruiting for an experienced Deputy Manager to join our fantastic Teddies Coulsdon Nursery in Surrey.
Bright Horizons consists of over 150 Nurseries in the UK and Ireland.
As a Deputy Manager you will be joining a professional, established, and friendly team. You can expect a nurturing and supportive environment, annual salary reviews, staff recognition schemes, and lifestyle benefits.
To be considered for the position of Deputy Manager you will need:
- A minimum level 3 child care qualification
- Excellent knowledge of the EYFS
- Ability to build strong partnerships with parents
- Experience as a supervisor in an early years setting.
As the Deputy Manager you will provide effective management support to the Nursery Manager. You must be knowledgeable in all aspects of nursery operation. This includes a good understanding of; the regulatory and practice requirements; staff management; customer service; and financial aspects. In the Nursery Managers absence you will be accountable for running the nursery.
Some of the Deputy Manager’s duties will be:-
- Lead positive relationships in the early years setting with parents, staff and children
- 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
- Responsible for providing first line supervision to the staff within the rooms
There are fantastic opportunities to grow and develop with the only childcare provider to be recognised for 6 consecutive years as one of the Financial Times top 50 Best Workplaces in the UK.
Because of 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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