Nursery Operations Manager – North West

North West England, Field Based
Negotiable depending on experience
06 Oct 2020
06 Nov 2020
Full Time
Contract Type

Nursery Operations Manager – North West

Location – Based in the North West (field based)

Salary – Negotiable depending on experience

Hours – Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week

(Flexibility is required due to the nature of the role)

Just Childcare is a family of private day nurseries with settings in the North West, Yorkshire and Bristol. We’re extremely proud of the outstanding reputations our nurseries have in their local communities, thanks to the hard-work and dedication of our teams.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Just Childcare for a permanent Operations Manager to join our Nursery Operations team based between our nurseries in the North West. You would be required to travel between our nurseries.

This role involves providing leadership and management to our North West nurseries ensuring the highest quality of standards of safety, care and education within a clearly defined revenue and cost base. You’ll be working with our head office teams to support our North West nurseries to maximise their effectiveness whilst ensuring the provision of a high quality and a successful service across the region. You will ensure the nurseries are compliant with the Just Childcare standards and are operating in way which safeguards and promotes the welfare of our children and staff to ensure best practice whilst ensuring that they achieve a minimum rating of Good or above with Ofsted. You will also ensure financial targets are met whilst driving them forward.

You will be required to attend regular meetings at our Head Office which is based in Denton, Manchester.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a recognised Childcare Qualification
  • Have detailed knowledge of EYFS & Ofsted requirements
  • Have detailed knowledge of budget management
  • Have credibility at a senior level • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Previous experience of managing an organisation
  • Previous experience within a management role ideally as a Nursery Manager
  • Previous experience of managing a team
  • Previous multi-site experience
  • Ideally have previous experience within the Private Day Nursery Sector.
  • Hold a clean UK driving licence

Just Childcare are committed to safeguarding and promoting a quality provision and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Please forward your CV with an accompanying letter explaining why you are interested in the role.