Nursery Manager

Send Resourcing
London (North)
From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
01 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Nursery Manager Job details Location NW6 Salary £40,000 - £50,000 Contract type Full Time Contract term Permanent Closing Date 1 st Nov 2016 About the School The manager is responsible to the Senior Management team. Currently we cater for 40 children aged three months to five years, 52 weeks of the year, 8am – 6pm.The nursery comprises a large baby room, 1 large open plan toddler room and pre-school room. The nursery has been designed specifically for our children’s needs. We are ambitious and has a passion for celebrating diversity, the drive to secure continuous determination to lead our nursery to be ‘Outstanding’ in all areas. We have vibrant nursery where our children feel safe, happy and challenged always to do their best. We are seeking to appoint an executive manager to build upon these strengths and to create strong collaboration and continuity. Ethos The school follows the EYFS whilst incorporating some aspects of the Montessori foundation. Learning is child led, and every child is an individual with learning geared to their individual needs. About the Role The school senior management team will consider an additional uplift in salary for an exceptional candidate able to meet the challenge arising from the diverse pupil needs. Personal Qualities As our new Headteacher/Manager, you will: Responsibility for the daily running and administration of the nursery whilst compliance with the Children Act and Health and Safety legislation, all within the requirements and guidelines laid down by Ofsted and the National Standards. Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery. Having key-holder responsibility. Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasion, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural or linguistic background; in particular, challenging situations where racism or discrimination is displayed. Ensuring effective staff recruitment following Fortune Green School Ltd. recruitment procedures. Supervision of staff and students, conducting regular staff assessments, recognizing training needs, monitoring training and developing teamwork. Organizing regular staff meetings and in-service training. Care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs. Supervision of the planning and preparation of activities to develop all aspects of the child's individual development in a stimulating atmosphere. Ensuring developmental records and observations are kept. Ensuring that the preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the nursery playrooms, kitchen and equipment are carried out according to the Policies & Procedures and risk assessments. Administration and finance of all nursery activities as directed by the school Director to manage budgets and keep accurate records of staffing, payroll, banking, petty cash, and all other activities as requested. Issue of invoices and collection of fees, and meeting agreed targets. Liaison with parents and negotiation of working targets ensuring effective communication within the nursery. Ensuring a tier system of management is in place and that duties are delegated fairly. Maintaining staff ratios and ensuring staff are deployed effectively to carry out the correct preparation of bottles and babies' feeds, nappy changes, laundry duties and supervision of meals. Nursery Managers must at all times ensure that only designated staff administer medication as recorded in the risk assessments and as displayed in the Operational Plan. Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records. Ensuring that the correct procedures are in place with regards to reporting accidents and incidents. Arranging regular parents' evenings, publicity, open weekends and children's outings and ensuring effective marketing. Ensuring the effective and regular removal of waste materials to the designated store and ensuring regular collection of that waste We can offer you: Children who love learning. A vibrant and attractive learning environment. Dedicated, highly skilled, enthusiastic, caring and friendly staff. A strong leadership team; Committed and aspirational senior manager support which provides both support and challenge to the schools A rich and diverse community where our children and parents make a significant contribution to the life of the nursery An opportunity to shape the nursery future structure and the development of our premises Minimum Application Requirements : Graduate EYFS Bachelor Degree (Bachelor’s degree in Education is preferred and Master in education is a plus) A minimum of 5 years of full-time teaching experience A minimum of 3 years Headteacher/Manager experience is preferred Sound knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel Good analytical skills. This job was originally posted as