Co-Deputy Nursery Manager
Salary: £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
25 days Annual Leave
Linden Tree Nursery Schools are 3 well established small Froebelian nursery schools in the Clapham/Battersea area of South West London.
We are looking for a new Co-Deputy Manager at our Webbs Road Nursery to be 50/50 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 so whilst we do not need you to have a degree for the role you will be comfortable managing all levels of staff.
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, Webbs Road has a maximum capacity any one day of of 43 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 our team and training at it’s heart and seek an knowledgeable and aspirational 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 Thursday and to 6pm Friday. We are closed on all Bank Holidays, 2 Inset days, one Staff Appreciation afternoon, Christmas Eve and for the week between Christmas. You will have 33 holiday days inclusive of Bank Holidays.
Salary: £26,000 to £30,000 depending on experience
Holiday: 33 days (inc. 8 days bank holiday) per annum
Company Pension Scheme
Advanced training opportunities, including Froebel training
Attendance at conferences and professional development visits inc potential overseas trips
45 hour week plus 5 hours paid lunch break.
Ideally you will have a degree or Level 5 Management qualification in Early Years and/or Education and Child Care. Alternatively you will have more experience and a L3 qualification.
Three years’ Room Leader or Senior role or Deputy management experience in a nursery preferable
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