London Early Years Foundation

Nursery Manager - Colville Nursery Centre

Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
£32,032 - £32,772.48 per annum incl. London weighting
23 Jun 2017
23 Jul 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Type: Full time

Title: Nursery Manager

Qualification: NVQ Level 3 or equivalent

Salary: £32,032.00 - £32,356.48 (inclusive of location allowance)

Are you an experienced Nursery Manager seeking a new and exciting role within Kensington and Chelsea? Does the idea of working for a well-respected and influential not -for - profit organisation sound like an interesting move?

London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) Nurseries is London’s largest childcare social enterprise with over 100 years’ experience educating and caring for children across London. We are a not-for profit and give free places to nearly half of our families, so that children from all backgrounds can enjoy early years learning and care. You can watch a video of a typical day at a LEYF nursery by clicking this link - A Day in the Life Film

We are looking for a Nursery Manager to lead our team at our Colville Nursery in Kensington & Chelsea.  Colville joined the LEYF family in January 2012 and their last Ofsted inspection in October 2016 rated them as ‘outstanding’. The Nursery has a total of 46 places for children aged 0-5 years and is open 51 weeks of the year.

What do our staff at Colville say about working there?

At Colville we have a strong organization with a high level of achievement, an organized and good quality of services to children, families and employees.  Leyf is child centred and gives opportunities to progress.’

What do you need to have to be considered for this position?

You will be supported every step of the way by your designated area manager and dedicated central office teams and we will work with you to develop your skills further; however, we do ask that you bring some skills and expertise with you. You would be required to have experience delivering excellent leadership and management within a Nursery/ Early Years setting. Be passionate about implementing the Early Years Foundation Stage, ensuring high quality care and learning opportunities for all children, this will include experience of developing relationships with parents/ guardians and experience of positively developing staff. We will also ask you to demonstrate your ability to manage appropriate budgets, monitor spending and take overall responsibility of all financial and administrative tasks in the Nursery. You will also be asked to demonstrate your experience of managing and projecting occupancy.

So, what benefits can LEYF offer you?

LEYF staff are paid some of the highest wages in the sector, you will be part of a group of 38 Nurseries with exceptional reputations across London who support each other. We have central office functions; HR, Recruitment, Finance, IT, Marketing, Customer Services – all who are there to help you run and develop your nursery to meet high quality standards.

As a permanent member of the LEYF family you will be entitled to 50% off child care, 7% employer contribution pension, up to 25 days’ annual leave plus an additional 3 days over Christmas! We also offer additional discounts on memberships and EE contracts.

Interested? Apply now!