Nursery Manager

Location
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Salary
Up to 35k per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jul 2019
Ref
JobID1
Sector
Nursery
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

This role of Nursery Manager is to provide professional leadership and management for our client a lovely nursery setting based in Beaconsfield and its staff, and to successfully manage the day to day running of the nursery and deliver high quality standards of care and education for all children. Ofsted Good.   Employee Benefits • Excellent rates of pay and twice yearly discretionary bonus.
• Up to 30.5 days annual leave - 20 days holiday, 8 bank holidays, 1 pro-rata birthday day, termly 0.5 days holiday for no sickness.
• Support for higher level qualifications through access to study days and training paid for.
• Two training days per year. Additional internal and external training sessions
• Regular support from a Qualified Ofsted Inspector
• Free Uniform is provided
• Two complimentary team building activities a year!
• Workplace pension with employer contribution of up to 3%
• Staff childcare discount.   Aims
• Comply with all regulatory requirements
• Provide high standards of care and education
• Support all nursery staff in their roles
• Acquire and maintain positive working partnerships with staff, parents and carers
• Sustain targets for revenue and costs.   Nursery Manager Key Responsibilities
• Responsible for staff rotas, general paper work and responding to parent emails
• Ensure that all company policies and procedures are adhered to by all staff
• Promote a high standard of quality within the nursery, including practice, environment and resources to meet the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage
• Responsible for staff observations ans supervisions
• Ensure appropriate planning and assessment is in place and is accurately maintained by all staff
• Provide leadership and support to all staff to enable them to establish and maintain professional positive working relationships with both colleagues, parents and carers
• Deploy staff effectively to ensure the required standards are maintained
• Ensure the effective implementation of the company’s key person system throughout the nursery
• Ensure that all children are kept safe and that staff are confident to follow safeguarding procedures
• Implement and support others in delivering the EYFS in line with current practice and guidelines
• Develop and maintain professional working relationships with relevant outside agencies
• Create and maintain a culture of self-evaluation and reflective practice throughout the nursery
• Proactively promote and represent the nursery to current and potential parents/customers including in the wider community
• Adhere to all health and safety policies and procedures and be responsible for ensuring all staff receive health and safety training
• Be fully aware of all emergency and security procedures
• Be responsible for ensuring the nursery remains compliant in respect of suitably trained and vetted staff with relevant qualifications
• Recruit, induct, support, train and appraise all staff to deliver high quality childcare practice
• Identify, address and support individual training needs and self-development such as supervisions and appraisals
• Be responsible for making sure all complaints/concerns are actively resolved in a timely manner
• Manage staff and running costs
• Facilitate inspections by regulatory bodies and implement any recommendations
• Be responsible for all administrative duties associated with the nursery, including maintaining children’s records, ordering equipment and keeping personnel files
• Undertake any other duties as reasonably requested by line manager.   Must Have's:
- Level 3 and above Qualification
- DBS Checked with update service on
- Previous management experience
- Punctual and Reliable Job Type: Full-time   Experience:
• Management: 5 years (Required)
• Childcare: 5 years (Required) Licence:
• NVQ Level 3 in Childcare (Required)

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