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Team Manager

Employer
Norland College
Location
Bath, Somerset
Salary
£41,196– £46,804
Closing date
7 May 2024

The role

Post title: Team Manager (Newly Qualified Nanny team)

Salary: £41,196 – £46,804. Salary offer will be based on experience and qualifications

Hours: Full time

Location: York Place, London Road, Bath, BA1 6AE

Would you like to work for an organisation steeped in history but focused on the future and recognised worldwide as a centre of excellence? 

An organisation that promotes a healthy work/life balance and recognises and rewards achievements? If so, then Norland is the place for you.

Our TEF Gold-rated award-winning early years undergraduate degree and integrated diploma programme is world-renowned for delivering outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students. In March 2019, we were granted Taught Degree Awarding Powers (TDAP) by the Privy Council and now offer our own BA (Hons) Early Childhood Education and Care degree alongside the prestigious Norland diploma. We recently won the UK’s top Small or Specialist Provider award at the 2023 Whatuni Student Choice Awards, our third win and the sixth consecutive year in the top two. In 2021, Whatuni named us the top university in the UK for Enhanced Graduate Outcomes. In 2022, we won the Inspiring Course award at the UK’s Independent Higher Education Awards.

We are looking to appoint a Team Manager to join our busy and thriving Newly Qualified Nanny (NQN) team.

The successful candidate will manage the NQN aspect of the Norland Diploma, teach and assess on programmes delivered by Norland and line manage the NQN Consultants and NQN Recruitment Administrators. You will have leadership qualities with a desire to undertake further training to develop these skills. You must have a relevant Masters degree or be willing to undertake one, and evidence of recent CPD related to teaching, learning and assessment.

You will need to hold a BA degree in early years and have experience working with babies, young children and families in a variety of contexts, preferably as a nanny and have knowledge of current practices and challenges within the early years sector. Experience of being a Norlander is not essential, but would be a significant advantage.

You will need to be a self-starter, with the ability to get on well with people, be highly organised in order to meet deadlines and work to a high level of accuracy in a fast-paced environment. A flexible approach to work and a friendly, approachable nature are key to being successful in this role.

Employee benefits

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Generous holiday entitlement, including an extra day off on your birthday
  • Free staff parking*
  • Support with continued professional development both financially and with study days
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Occasional staff lunches
  • Staff and departmental away days
  • Private health care insurance for those eligible
  • A life assurance scheme
  • Income support scheme with access to an employee assistance programme (EAP)
  • Discounts with Sodexo
  • Access to a corporate health cash plan
  • Access to a digital mental health and wellbeing service
  • Option to lease an electric vehicle.

*We hold a good amount of staff parking spaces at both sites and all staff are often accommodated with a space, there will be times when staff are asked to park off-site and this is managed on a rota basis.

To apply

Please complete our online application form and submit this, along with a covering letter addressed to the Principal, Dr Janet Rose to norlandhr@norland.ac.uk. Providing a copy of your CV is optional.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Elspeth Pitman (Head of Graduates- Placement, Employment & Alumni) on 01225 904037 or email elspeth.pitman@norland.ac.uk.

Closing Date: Tuesday 7 May 2024, 9am

Interview Date: Thursday 16 May 2024

All candidates should ensure that they are available to attend an interview at any time on the above date before applying, alternative interview dates and times are not usually able to be offered.

Norland is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all students and staff to share this commitment.

The suitability of all prospective staff will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. All offers made will be on the condition of relevant safer recruitment checks being conducted and in line with the college policies and procedures.

Norland is an equal opportunities employer.

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