Nursery Manager

Reference:
VAC-568
Job Role (s):
Leadership / Management, Nursery Manager
Salary:
£32,000 to £33,000 Per Annum
Benefits:
Excellent
Town/City:
St Albans
Contract Type:
Permanent

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Nursery Manager to join a lovely nursery in St Albans, Hertfordshire. The ideal candidate will have a hands-on management style, excellent knowledge and understanding EYFS and statutory welfare requirements. 

Person Specification:

NVQ level 3 Childcare qualification or above

Experience of leading and motivating teams

Track record of involvement in Ofsted inspections

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 work closely with the director and 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 ensure children are learning and being cared for in a safe, caring  environment.
  • To ensure children’s observations, assessment and development records are maintained.
  • To manage marketing activities, such as newsletters, 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 further career prospects