Nursery Deputy Manager

Location High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England
Discipline: Childcare
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££26,000 +
Contact name: Sunnie Dhadwar-Lynch

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Published: 24 days ago
Startdate: Immediate

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 dedicated to providing high-quality care and delivering incredible outcomes for the children in their care. 

Our client operates 37 nurseries nationwide.   Our client follows The Curiosity Approach in teaching and supporting children. This means that their environments provide resources that are real, authentic and intriguing to encourage children to investigate and explore. 

All of the settings across our client sites are bespoke nurseries are designed to offer exciting, stimulating and engaging spaces for the children in their care to grow and develop in. These environments provide fantastic opportunities for the children in our care to explore, play and learn.

This working environment provides all of their team members with a warm, positive and friendly atmosphere.

Our client is looking to recruit a 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.