Nursery Third in Charge

Location South East London, London, Greater London, England
Discipline: Childcare
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££22,484 - £23,108 + Benefits
Contact name: Sunnie Dhadwar-Lynch

Contact email:
Job ref: 3rdcharl17
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: Immediate

Based in Charlton

​Our client is a leading ethical childcare provider dedicated to providing the best possible care and education for your child. They operate nationwide; constantly investing in their people and facilities to ensure their nurseries are the best places for children to grow and develop.

Our client’s goal is to offer children an amazing educational experience from birth to pre-school, their most formative years. They focus on every unique child and our highly skilled and qualified teams provide the very best early year’s experience in a safe and stimulating environment.  

Our client is looking to recruit a Nursery Third in Charge based in the Pre-school room.

Third In Charge – Key Responsibilities

·To support Room Leaders in the implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum; including support with overseeing planning and record keeping

·To support in ensuring that all legislation in relation to registration with regulatory bodies, special needs, child protection and Health and Safety is complied with and that company policies and procedures are adhered to.

·The Third in Charge will be required to promote and facilitate partnership with parents/carers and other family members.

·Assume deputy responsibilities in the absence of the Deputy Manager if required.

·Provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.

·Support the development of good practice with regards to special needs and inclusion.

·Be fully aware of emergency and security procedures relating to the nursery and take full responsibility for opening/closing the nursery as required.

·Work with the manager to fully understand and be able to support staff during Ofsted inspections and assist in the implementation of any recommendations.

·The third in Charge will be required to work alongside the Manager learning how to monitor and control budgets and maintaining petty cash systems and in assessing interaction and child facing skills during the recruitment process.

·Support with induction procedure for all new staff, and ongoing supervisions and appraisals.

The successful Third in Charge will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS.