Nursery Deputy Manager

Location Cheltenham
Discipline: Childcare
Job type: Maternity Contract
Salary: ££Neg + Benefits
Contact name: Recruitment

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Job ref: DMCHE
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: Immediate

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.