Our client in High Wycombe occupies a converted lodge set in 3 acres of beautiful grounds and have access to their own field, wild garden and Koi Pond. They also have a large allotment area and orchard where they grow their own seasonal fruit and vegetables on site.
Our client is looking to recruit a Nursery Deputy Manager.
Deputy Manager – Qualifications & Experience
A childcare and education qualification equivalent to NVQ level 3
Previous experience of managing as a Deputy Manager
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 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.