Head of Pre-school - £500 starting bonus!

Location
Hampton Court, KT8
Salary
£20,872.80 - £26,091.00 GROSS P/A
Posted
04 Sep 2019
Closes
04 Oct 2019
Sector
Nursery
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Head of Pre-school

A new branch of ‘Katey's Nursery & Pre-school' is opening in Hampton Court, and looking for an exceptional Head of Pre-school to join their Outstanding team.

Our Hampton Court branch will open its doors in July 2019 and will offer day-care for children aged 3 months to 5 years, Monday to Friday, 49 weeks a year.

Salary: £20,872.80 - £26,091.00 GROSS P/A

Working hours: 36 – 45 hours per week

Qualities you must have:

  • Very strong communication skills with children, parents, manager & staff
  • Competent computer skills (email, Office etc)
  • The ability to be a valuable part of a team
  • Experienced at implementing the EYFS in nursery settings
  • Ability to use your experience and professionalism to build on our good work
  • Insistence on high standards of care and education
  • Enthusiastic with a love for children and for developing their learning
  • Ability to share your ideas for planning and activities
  • Ability to make the room a wonderful place to be for the children-and staff

Main activities and responsibilities:

  • Working in partnership with and supporting the Nursery Manager and Deputy Nursery Manager to ensure the daily running and administration of the nursery, adhering to the Policies & Procedures of the company and compliance with the Children Act, Health and Safety legislation and within the guidelines of Ofsted and the National Standards.
  • Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery.
  • Supervising Nursery Nurses and Students and carrying out supervisory meetings where appropriate under the guidance of the Nursery Manager and Deputy Nursery Manager
  • Supporting the Nursery Manager /Deputy Nursery Manager/ and organising the planning of activities in the Baby’s classroom.
  • Liaising with the Nursery Manager/Deputy Nursery Manager in organising relevant staff, effective mentoring of junior staff, effective delegation and communication and promoting positive attitudes regarding the company.
  • Attending regular meetings with the Nursery Manager/ Deputy Nursery Manager/ and participating in staff meetings. • Care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs.
  • Assisting with staff inductions and helping new staff to fit into the nursery.
  • Providing a good role model for Nursery Nurses and Students.
  • Providing feedback to the Nursery Manger/ Deputy Nursery Manager on issues relating to the nursery day.
  • Addressing staff and parent queries.
  • Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records.
  • Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasion, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural or linguistic background; in particular, challenge situations where racism or discrimination is displayed.
  • Assisting the Nursery Manager and Deputy Nursery Manager participating in arranging regular children's outings.

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