Nursery Manager/Director

Preston, Lancashire
Salary range £19 - £23k plus performance bonus, 5 weeks holiday and discounted childcare
17 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

South Ribble, Preston
£19,000 - £23,000 a year - Permanent

performance bonus

5 weeks holiday

Highly autonomous position with scope for further career progression with success.

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Nursery manager, to begin a new and exciting career within a highly regarded and growing Nursery. We are looking for a manager to lead and inspire a large team of childcare specialists to maintain a high quality of care and education practices.

Essential Requirements:

  • You must have at least two years' experience of managing an Ofsted rated 'Good' or 'Outstanding' childcare setting.
  • Hold a relevant childcare qualification (minimum of level 3, preferably level 4/5 or degree/QTS
  • Experience in monitoring and maintaining health and safety regulations.
  • A solid of understanding of the legal requirements set out in the EYFS Statutory Framework
  • Excellent organisational skills and a proven track record of meeting deadlines
  • Experience of dealing with sensitive safeguarding issues.

What will your role include?

  • Supporting and mentoring staff to achieve their full potential by carrying out ongoing evaluations of practise, peer observations, supervisions and appraisals.
  • Overseeing all duties performed by administration staff, deputy manager and team leaders to build and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Overseeing the operational management of the nursery in accordance with the EYFS Statutory Framework.
  • Building effective relationships with parents and working towards customer service targets
  • Adhering to recruitment procedures and assessing the suitability of new employees. Being responsible for full vetting procedures in line with the company policies
  • Enforcing and maintaining company policies and procedures.
  • Monitoring and overseeing budgets set for the purchasing of resources
  • marketing knowledge a bonus

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