Deputy manager

£22,000 - £22,500 per annum
03 Aug 2017
03 Sep 2017
Deputy manager sanderstead
Full Time
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Deputy Nursery Manager 
Sanderstead Park Nursery  
£20,000 - £22,500 a year

As Deputy Manager of Sanderstead park nursery, you’ll be second in command, caring for 53 children from birth to 5 years and leading a team of staff of 10+.  You’ll need to embody our nursery culture and use all your existing skills, experience, resilience and passion for Early Years enabling you to deliver a fantastic educational experience for our children. You will be teaching and working closely with the Nursery Manager being responsible for the smooth running of the daily operation and ensuring all nursery policies/procedures are embedded into staff practice. 


Leadership: managing and coaching a team of 10+ staff; providing on the job training, guidance and support for all aspects of the Early Years Educators role. 
Being the face of Sanderstead Park nursery: welcoming parents and visitors, giving tours, dealing with parent queries, building and maintaining excellent relationships with parents. 
Develop the learning environments: ensure the learning environments are stimulating and constantly changing to challenge children’s learning; support staff as they implement new ideas; ensure all children receive personalised care specific to their needs. 
Planning & logistics: running the nursery routine, managing rotas. 
Working with partners: OFSTED, local agencies, Early Years specialist services and organisations. 
Regulatory responsibility & continuous improvement: promoting child welfare and ensure safeguarding procedures are followed; reviewing risk assessments; critically assessing all policies, procedures and practice to drive improvement. 
Working patterns: 40 hours a week shift pattern within the opening hours (7.30am-6pm) of the nursery to ensure ratios are met and the nursery is operational. 

An Enhanced DBS and background checks will be conducted

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