Nursery Manager

Reference:
VAC-363
Job Role (s):
Leadership / Management, Nursery Manager
Salary:
£27,000 to £30,000 Per Annum
Benefits:
Excellent benefits
Town/City:
Reading
Contract Type:
Temporary

We are recruiting on behalf of a well-established nursery group and require an experienced Nursery Manager, based in Reading Berkshire this role is a 6-month maternity cover contract and will commence from February 2018.

Person Specification:

NNEB, Cache, or NVQ level 3 or above

Experience of leading and motivating team

Basic Food Hygiene Certificate (Desirable)

Paediatric First Aid (Desirable)

Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role

Some of the Nursery Manager responsibilities will include:

  • Recruitment, training and development of staff team ensuring all staff understand and follow nursery policy and procedures.
  • To manage budgets, occupancy levels and KPI’s.
  • To assist in the recruitment of nursery staff, manage inductions, supervisions and appraisals.
  • To lead the team and support in EYFS planning and looking at reflective practice.
  • To ensure children’s observations, assessment and development records are maintained.
  • To manage marketing activities, such as open days, promotions etc. 
  • To have lead responsibility of Safeguarding and Health & Safety, ensuring all staff follow policy and procedures.
  • To promote diversity and equal opportunity. 
  • To work in partnership with parents forming caring and trusting relationships.
  • To ensure professionalism and confidentiality at all times.
  • To lead by example working in a flexible manner and promoting high standards of care and education.

Benefits:

Training ongoing support and career development

Due to the nature of this job, candidates will be subject to UK eligibility checks together with Enhance Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks