Deputy Nursery Manager up to £28,500
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Linden Tree Nursery Schools are 3 small Froebelian nursery schools in the Clapham/Battersea area of South West London.
We are looking for a new Deputy Manager at our Lavender Hill Nursery to be room and office based.
You will already have some experience of managing staff in a Nursery room and understand the busy day nursery environment and enjoy those challenges. You must have an professional work ethic, be hard working whilst maintaining appropriately friendly relationships, and possess the ability to emotionally engage the staff team; we aim to maintain half of the staff in our company as Graduates.
We will support you with our dedicated Head Office team nearby and train you in Froebel practice. You can become a key part of one of London's most innovative, truly independent nursery groups.
We are small, bespoke nursery schools, each with a maximum capacity of only 37 children. All of our settings have been designed to create an organised and calm environment, with a garden for our children to grow and develop through the Froebelian approach. Each nursery school has local access to green spaces, community amenities and wider expeditions planned throughout the year.
We are on an exciting journey with team and training at it’s heart and seek an aspirational and knowledgeable individual to join our management team who is looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to grow further with us.
As a company running nursery schools for over 14 years, we are able to offer competitive pay, based on experience and qualifications. We pride ourselves on staff professional development and encourage growth and promotion within the company. We have a dedicated Training Manager who encourages the wider team to build and develop their practice, within the Froebelian approach, in order to create excellence.
We are always looking for motivated staff at all role levels to continually develop our team and welcome innovative ideas and skills.
Our opening hours are 8am until 6.30pm Monday to Friday. We are closed on all Bank Holidays, 2 Inset days, one Staff Appreciation afternoon, Christmas Eve and for the week between Christmas.
Salary: £25,000 to £28,500 depending on experience and qualifications
Holiday: 33 days (inc. 8 days bank holiday) per annum
Advanced training opportunities, including Froebel training
Attendance at conferences and professional development visits inc potential overseas trips
40 hour week plus 5 hours paid lunch break
Ideally you will have a degree but minimum L3 or Level 5 Management qualification in Early Years and/or Education and Child Care
At least three years’ management experience in a nursery
Passion and strive to think outside the box for future educational development with the nursery schools
Must have the right to work in the UK, no convictions or cautions, clear DBS
For more information please visit our website: www.LTNS.org.uk
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