Our client occupies a beautiful Victorian house, which has been refurbished and re-equipped to a very high standard and provides a large space for exciting outdoor play and exploration. The large windows and large rooms induce a sense of awe and calm.
Our client is looking for a Deputy Manager on a fixed term contract.
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.
The successful Nursery Deputy Manager will be required to complete an enhanced DBS.