Deputy Manager

Barmpots Nursery and Pre-School
Birmingham, West Midlands
£11.00 Per Hour
Closing date
25 Aug 2022
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Deputy Manager

Location: Birmingham

Hours: Monday to Friday, Term Time only. Full Time Hours.

Salary: £11.00 per hour

Purpose of Post

  • To work under the direction of the Manager and deputise for him/her as and when required
  • To support the aims and objectives of the nursery and assist the Manager in the organisation of a high-quality establishment for children from birth to five years
  • To provide high standards of childcare and education – to include the monitoring and review of provision, this includes providing a safe, caring environment to enable the emotional, social and educational development of children, through individual attention and group activities
  • To support the team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, learn and develop
  • To support EYFS and curriculum planning
  • To direct and support staff as agreed by the Manager. 

Responsible To:

  • Nursery Manager and owner

Main Duties:

  • To work in line with the EYFS
  • To support with the implementation of development matters and all that this involves
  • To ensure all staff work as a team but also use their own initiative when needed
  • To ensure all aspects of safeguarding both practical and policies/procedures are followed and implemented at all time
  • To support all staff in creating and implementing a a safe, welcoming, stimulating and fun environment always
  • To support staff within all aspects of their role
  • To promote the aims and objectives of the nursery
  • To promote the high standards of the nursery at all times to parents, staff and visitors
  • To assist the Manager in showing parents around the nursery facilities and sending out information
  • To ensure the provision of high standards of physical and emotional care
  • To lead a team of professional workers and to ensure good practice at all times
  • To assist the Manager in setting and implementing objectives and policy for the nursery
  • To assist with the planning and organisation of staffing schedules and holiday rotas to ensure adequate staffing levels are maintained in accordance with Ofsted guidelines and nursery procedures
  • To assist with the implementation of administrative procedures involved with registration, place allocation, and other related matters
  • To assist with the development and implementation of systems to monitor and record child development
  • To assist with the preparation and maintenance of materials and equipment
  • To be responsible for the health and safety standards appropriate for the needs of young children and ensuring staff compliance and awareness
  • To ensure high standards of hygiene and cleanliness are always maintained
  • To ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children regardless of any disabilities, family backgrounds or medical history
  • Support all team members with the early identification and intervention for children with possible special needs and give physical, emotional, intellectual guidance as appropriate
  • To ensure confidentiality of all information received and shared
  • To assist with staff development and training
  • To carry out staff supervisions and appraisals
  • To assist the Manager in the supervision of training of students in placement within the nursery
  • Liaise with parents, other family members and staff to help ensure that the particular needs of children are met and that parental choice is considered in terms of care given
  • To liaise with outside agencies as required
  • Assist the Manager with the efficient upkeep of the building and grounds and maintenance, stock of equipment, furnishings and fittings
  • Maintaining staff awareness of the fire evacuation procedures in accordance with the code of practice
  • To be involved in out of working hours activities, e.g. training, planning meetings, monthly staff meetings, parents evening, fundraising events etc.
  • To maintain audit records and INM payments
  • To undertake such other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature as may be determined from time-to-time by the Manager
  • To attend relevant training to keep up to date on new legislations
  • To keep up to date with the settings policies and procedures always
  • To attend all meetings within the setting which are relevant to the position

To apply, please download and complete the application form attached at the bottom of the page and send to

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