Our Client’s Nursery and Preschool is based in Chesham. Our client aims to provide children with a happy, healthy and safe home from home environment in a nurturing and creative atmosphere following a child-centred way of thinking that inspires children to learn in their own way.
Our client teach children to respect and understand others and encourage them to become strong, confident and build independent characters by allowing them to explore the world around them and be inquisitive, critical thinkers that challenge what they see and learn. Our client ensures they provide children with high-quality educational equipment, materials and activities teaching them life practical skills they’ll need as they grow up.
Our client is looking to recruit a Deputy Nursery Manager.
Deputy Nursery Manager – Qualifications & Experience
A childcare and education qualification equivalent to NVQ level 3
Previous experience of managing a room or team within a nursery setting
A formal management qualification is desirable although not essential
A current First Aid qualification.
A sound understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
A thorough knowledge of safeguarding procedures
Deputy Nursery Manager – Key Responsibilities
To support the implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage, including overseeing planning and record keeping
Promote and facilitate partnership with parents/carers and other family members
Support with the development of and maintaining highly professional working relationships with relevant Local Authority departments, regulatory bodies and other agencies
Remain abreast of current developments in childcare and education policies and practices
Assist the Manager with maintaining accurate accounts for the nursery and produce management information in accordance with company procedures
Assist with the preparation and delivery of regular staff, planning and parent meetings and other events.
· Birthday off in addition to your annual year allowance
· Probation pass reward
· Annual Salary Review
· Annual Performance Bonus
· Additional days holiday for every 2 years service
· 2 annual inset training days
· Free Breakfast
· Employee of the Month Gift
· Discounted Childcare of 40%
· Continued opportunities for professional growth
· Access to our engaging online training platform
· Company Events/Team Bonding Socials
· Staff Appreciation Rewards
· Employee referral scheme