Nursery Manager

Walthamstow, London
11 Sep 2019
11 Oct 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Nursery Manager

Post available: Nursery Manager

Salary: £28,104

Employer: Little Learners Nursery Group

Location: St Marys C of E Primary school- Brooke rd, Walthamstow E17 9HJ

Contract Type: Full Time – Flexible  hours may be possible

Start Date: ASAP                    

Closing date: 3rd October 2019

Observations & Interviews:  TBC

We are currently looking to appoint a Nursery Manager at Little Learners Nursery. If you are an excellent Nursery Practitioner looking for an exciting opportunity to help the nurseries to grow and develop please see below: 

You will be responsible for:

  • creating a safe, caring and stimulating environment that promotes learning through play
  • supervising activity planning to make sure that children's needs are met
  • working closely with parents and/or carers, giving them a high standard of customer service, including regular progress reports
  • working with colleagues and other professionals to make sure that children’s needs are met
  • making sure that equipment, such as furniture and toys, is in good condition.
  • recruiting and inducting suitably qualified and experienced staff with support from EYFS Manager
  • supporting and developing the nursery team
  • managing a budget with support for the EYFS Manager
  • arranging marketing and publicity materials with support of the EYFS  Manager
  • creating management reports, and maintaining staff and child records
  • running the centre in line with environmental, health and safety and fire regulations keeping in line with the new EYFS statutory framework.

Do you have:

  • At least a Level 3 government recognised EYFS qualification
  • GCSE’s in Maths and English Grade A-C
  • A good level of applied literacy and numeracy skills
  • 3 years’ Experience of working in a  management capacity in a group day care setting for children aged 0-5 years
  • Knowledge of OFSTED standards and experience of inspections 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of health & safety legislation
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong people management skills with the ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Thorough with strong attention to detail and a commitment to excellence
  • Resilience, i.e. maturity, ability to cope with pressure and difficult people
  • Self-confidence with strong interpersonal skills
  • Willing to acquire new skills and undertake further training when necessary
  • An enjoyment of working collaboratively as a member of a team

We can offer:

  • A welcoming nursery
  • 2 weeks paid holiday over the Christmas period, including an additional 4 weeks holiday and bank holidays.
  • Competitive Salary
  • Close links with the church and local community
  • Enthusiastic, well-behaved pupils who are eager to learn
  • Excellent career development
  • Bespoke training programmes
  • Hardworking, motivated and positive colleagues

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. References will be taken up before interviews are offered.

If you are interested in the position please contact us on the details below

Contact information

Alison Brown

Address: Verulam Avenue, Walthamstow, London E17 8ER

Tel: 020 8520 0612

Fax: 020 8520 7822


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