Pre School Deputy Manager / Deputy Nursery Manager

Recruiter
TheSmartList
Location
Southampton
Salary
Salary - negotiable salary dependent on experience
Posted
13 Aug 2019
Closes
27 Aug 2019
Ref
DW1295
Contact
Dave Williams
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
REFERENCE: DW1295

LOCATION: Boldre, Lymington (commutable from Bournemouth, Southampton and surrounding towns)

JOB TITLE: Pre School Deputy Manager / Deputy Nursery Manager 

SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary - negotiable salary dependent on experience plus benefits including 8% pension contribution from the employer

WORKING HOURS: Full Time – 35 hours per week, negotiable - Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm - Term Time

THE COMPANY: Do you have a good understanding and knowledge of the requirements of Early Years Foundation Stage, Ofsted and Local Authority requirements and hold a minimum of an NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) qualification in Childcare / Early Years, as well as a Safeguarding level 4 qualification? 

Our client are setting up a new group of pre-school settings called ‘Launchpad Early Years’, committed to the highest standards of education with a broad Christian ethos and a connection with the local parish. Based in Boldre (commutable from Bournemouth, Southampton and surrounding towns) initially in a classroom at William Gilpin School, they now have a fantastic and exciting new opportunity new opportunity for the right individual to join their team as the Pre School Deputy Manager / Deputy Nursery Manager. 

The Pre-School will offer the highest standards of care and play opportunities to children aged 2 to 5 years of age, (and also an After Setting Club) and as a Deputy Manager / Deputy Nursery Manager. you will be responsible in managing the provision of the Pre-school and After School Club as Deputy when the Pre School / Nursery Manager is off site and ensure that children, parents and the staff team work together to provide high quality childcare as well as leading a team of staff effectively. 

Key Responsibilities for the Pre School Deputy Manager / Deputy Nursery Manager role include :-

- Oversee day to day-to-day running of the Nursery in the absence of the Manager, ensuring compliance with registration and legislative requirements at all time 
- To manage a staff team effectively
- To agree and set Pre-school and After School Club goals and monitor the achievement of progress against target 
- To monitor and assess the quality of provision ensuring that policies and procedures, best practice and standards are maintained 
- Work closely with the Manager and be responsible in preparing reports as necessary, including statistical analysis of occupancy and financial reports. 

**Please note this is not an exhaustive list of duties and a full detailed job description and person specification will be provided to candidates of interest after the initial online application stage 


THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate for Pre School Deputy Manager / Deputy Nursery Manager role must have an Early Years / Childcare NVQ level 3 qualifications or equivalent as well as a Level 4 Safeguarding certificate/qualification. You will need to have experience working with children under 5 years of age and must have experience as a Deputy Manager, Senior Practitioner or Team Leader in an Early Years setting and will also need to have good knowledge of the Early Years Foundation stage. You will be familiar with Safeguarding, OFSTED and completing OFSTED evaluation documents as well as experience liaising with other agencies and governing bodies. In addition, it is essential that candidates understand the needs and rights of children under 5 years of age within the Pre-school and also 5 to 11 years within the After School club and will be expected to build effective lasting relationships with children, whilst giving them a nurturing and stimulating environment to develop and flourish within! 

Key Experience / Characteristics preferred for the Pre School Deputy Manager / Deputy Nursery Manager role :-

- Must have as a minimum an Early Years / Childcare NVQ level 3 qualifications or equivalent and a level 4 safeguarding qualification
- Previous experience as a Deputy Manager, Senior Practitioner or Team Leader in a Preschool or Early Years setting essential 
- Excellent knowledge and understanding of safeguarding procedures, OFSTED and other governing bodies/regulations 
- Do to needing to be able to organise travel within rural community with no public transport, candidates must be Drivers and live within commutable distance to Boldre, Lymington (commutable from Bournemouth, Southampton and surrounding towns)

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps 

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