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Deputy Manager

The Pelican Nursery
Kennington, London
£22,000 - £27,000 p.a. depending on experience
Closing date
29 Jun 2021
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We are looking for a Deputy Manager to join our nursery. We are looking for someone with experience of being a Deputy Manager, however we would consider someone who has been a Room Leader for a few years looking to take the next step in their career. The role is 40 hours per week in shifts between 8am - 6pm.

We are looking for an outstanding practitioner and role model with:

  • A positive, friendly can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills – experience using nursery management software ideal
  • Ability to lead and effectively manage an experienced team of staff
  • Detailed working knowledge of the EYFS and the planning skills to ensure the effective delivery of this curriculum to young children
  • Ability to lead and inspire fellow practitioners by example

You will be required to :

  • Ensure all children are cared for in a safe, comforting and happy environment
  • Liaise with parents daily about their child’s development, activities and day-to-day life at the nursery
  • Deputise for the Nursery Manager and be responsible for the day to day running of the nursery
  • Complete staff rotas for the nursery, manage nursery occupancy amongst other daily administrative tasks
  • Ensure that the nursery complies with all the statutory regulations to the highest standard
  • Plan and evaluate appropriate learning activities on a weekly basis with the staff team for the children

In return we offer you:

  • A job within a vibrant and successful nursery in Kennington
  • Generous employee pension scheme
  • Two weeks off when the nursery is closed over Christmas and New Year
  • Excellent training opportunities, including paid CPD courses throughout the year
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