Nursery Manager

Recruiter
EYRS
Location
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Salary
Up to £40,000
Posted
16 Mar 2021
Closes
16 Apr 2021
Function
Management
Sector
Nursery
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

We are looking for a L3 Qualified Childcare Nursery Manager to join our vibrant and friendly Day Nursery in Aberdeen

We are based in a busy but warm, caring and supportive setting. We offer a safe, stimulating, age appropriate and spacious environment for the children to feel engaged and supported. We have excellent indoor and outdoor facilities offering the children a place they can learn and thrive.

This role is offered on a 40 hours per week, 51 weeks a year basis. Salary is up to £40,000 (doe & qualifications)

Our Ideal Candidate Will:

  • Hold a relevant level 3 childcare qualification
  • Have 3 years childcare experience
  • Have 3 years experience working in a nursery setting
  • Have 2 year managerial experience within a nursery setting
  • Have experience within a childcare setting
  • Be enthusiastic, fun, creative and a good role model
  • Have real passion, motivation and drive for working with and educating children
  • Have a good level of understanding of the EYFS and Safeguarding policies/procedures
  • Have a commitment to self-development and be prepared and motivated to keep knowledge and skills updated
  • Believe in promoting and building strong parent partnerships to provide cohesive learning for the children

The Role requires that you ensure:

·       The highest standards are maintained when providing care, implementing safeguarding practices and following nursery policies/procedures

·       EYFS/SEND standards are promoted, implemented and applied to your work

·       The responsibility (alongside management) of health, safety, security and wellbeing of children, staff and visitors is upheld

·       Participation in the key persons system being responsible for a group of children including monitoring, assessment, up to date recording and reporting on their development and progress

·       Children’s emotional and social needs are met implementing the principles and techniques for positive behaviour management

·       A supported and smooth settling in/transition period for children as required

·       The promotion of good personal and food hygiene with the children whilst encouraging independence

·       Professionalism, effective team work, high quality practice, flexibility and the promotion of equality and diversity

·       Activities provided are planned appropriately and are specific to a child’s/group’s abilities, interests, language and cultural background supporting the individual’s development through learning and play

·       The attendance of meetings, training (both mandatory and otherwise), appraisals and supervision as required

·       The timely escalation of any practice/family concerns ensuring effective communication pathways between parents/carers and colleagues

·       Effective partnership with management, colleagues and other professionals as required including family support workers, speech therapists, SENCO.

What We Can Offer:

·       A friendly supportive team & nursery manager

·       Continued CPD development

·       Training and celebration events

·       A competitive salary

·       Shut down over Christmas 

·       And much more

*We are an equal opportunities employer promoting value and respect whilst embracing diversity. However, due to the nature of the role the successful applicant must be able to undertake and provide a clear enhanced DBS check and satisfactory referencing.

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