Nursery Manager

Location
London (East), London (Greater)
Salary
From £28,000 depending on experience
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
12 Nov 2017
Sector
Nursery
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Nursery Manager

Location: East London/Greater London

Salary: From £28,000 depending on experience

A high performing group of nurseries based in East London is looking for experienced Managers. We rigorously safeguard children and all applicants will be checked for their suitability to work with children.

Qualifications: to include Early Years degree, Early Years Professional, NNEB, CACHE level 3, NVQ level 3 or equivalent. 3 years' post-qualification experience and 2 years' relevant supervisory experience

Working hours: Monday - Friday,

The successful applicant will be responsible for managing all the day to day operations of the nursery and therefore must be able to think on their feet, multi task and delegate effectively, as well as keeping on top of the daily paperwork necessary and must be passionate about working in childcare and be experienced in tracking children’s progress.

Background & experience: 

  •  Excellent knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and Ofsted requirements 
  • Great understanding and practical experience of nursery care for young children 
  • Great understanding and practical experience of child development and parenting 
  • Experience of working in similar role is essential
  • Knowledge of health and safety legislation
  • Secure knowledge of how babies develop and the ability to apply this to your practice
  • Working knowledge of safe guarding children 
  • Knowledge of learning and development of children and how to monitor this
  • Great understanding and practical experience of child development and parenting
  • Excellent Knowledge in Early years inspection
  • Experience in quality Staff performance management
  • Skilled in dealing with Parents, building strong parent partnership, maintaining positive partnerships

Skills:

  • Proven managerial level experience 
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Motivated to develop and maintain high quality provision and practice 
  • Commitment to equal opportunities for all children and families 
  • Enthusiastic, innovative and able to motivate others 
  •  Highly organised with great time management skills
  • Punctuality

Personal attributes

  • Friendly and approachable for families and staff 
  • Enthusiastic, innovative and able to motivate others 

Responsibilities: 

  • To work in partnership with the parents and provide good customer service
  • To keep abreast of current early childhood thinking/trends
  • To ensure that all the requirements for OFSTED and other legislative bodies are met
  • To effectively manage and sustain occupancy levels
  • To manage all day to day operations of the nursery
  • To ensure all policies, procedures and curriculum’s are implemented and adhered to at all times
  • To effectively lead and manage the staff team including providing day to day guidance, training and support to all staff
  • To market the nursery effectively to encourage prospective parents 
  • To achieve and maintain high standards of care and education

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