Childcare Director

Zoom Nursery
London (South)
Very competitive
03 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Passion, professionalism, talent and creativity. That’s what Zoom Nurseries look for in all of their team. With 4 out of our 5 nurseries reaching an Ofsted Outstanding (the other receiving a good) we are dedicated to providing the absolute best in childcare and development for our children. We have a very exciting opening for a Childcare Director to join our senior management team. This means that you will work closely with the Operations Director playing an instrumental role in the direction of the company. Overseeing our 5 nurseries (all of which are situated within 3 miles of each other) you will both support our Nursery Managers as well as identify new initiatives and good practice, pushing forward our childcare and development offering. We can promise you that no two days will be the same Here you will: Implement agreed strategies. Observe and evaluate sites to both celebrate great practice, and identify areas where improvement can be made. Act as a mentor for managers, guiding and supporting them in all areas of nursery life. Be an ambassador for Zoom, when working with external agencies and government bodies. Work with our team and parents where needed. Help plan and deliver training for both team and parents. Play part in our recruitment and retention drive and marketing. Be a trouble-shooter, visiting sites when and where needed. This role is crucial to our continuing success and we are therefore looking for a very special and unique professional to fill this role. In addition to an impressive CV (which includes a minimum Level 3) you will have proven leadership experience, a superior knowledge of the EYFS and Welfare & Safeguarding requirements, as well as being well-organised with excellent communication and people skills. You will be empathetic and sensitive, yet energetic and passionate, but above all you will have a burning passion for amazing childcare and development. In return, you will enjoy a very competitive salary, a 37.5-hour week and the opportunity to work 4 long days a week. Or call 07816 413738 Please state in the subject line which role you are applying to. Applications close: Monday 24 October 2016 This job was originally posted as