Nursery Manager- ASAP

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Job Reference: 22732000

Date Added: 14.05.18

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Location Icon Kings Heath

£ £7.95 - £8.2 per hour

Location Icon Job Type: Education and Training

Sector Icon Sector: Early Years

Duration Icon Duration: Permanent

Interviewing Icon Interviewing: N/A


Aspire People are working on behalf of a client who is urgently seeking an experienced Nursery Deputy Manager!
Main Duties:
*To lead and manage high quality practice in the nursery and maintain excellent outcomes for children
*To work collaboratively with colleagues from our other settings ensuring consistency and a high quality service
*To be effectively compliant with procedures for Ofsted, Local Authorities and other relevant bodies
*To liaise closely with parents/carers to ensure high levels of involvement and customer satisfaction at all times.
Job purpose: To support the Manager and in the absence of the manager, assist with the day-to-day management of the nursery to ensure that parents/carers are provided with high quality childcare which meets the requirements of Ofsted, follows the EYFS and is strongly influenced by the Reggio Emilia approach.
Main Duties:
*To ensure that a caring and stimulating environment is provided for the children that takes into account individual developmental needs and enables children to reach their full potential.
*To ensure that the requirements of the Children Act and the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage are met.
*To support the staff team with Planning in the moment and ensuring records are kept and resources are available to ensure that children’s learning needs are met in appropriate and creative ways, in accordance with the EYFS and our Reggio inspired ethos.
*To effectively work with and supervise Early Years Practitioners/students and volunteers on a day-to-day basis.
*Following the EYFS guidelines, Parents as Partners, establish and maintain positive working relationships with parents/carers in a way that supports children’s learning and development and values parental involvement.
*To ensure that the service respects children’s life experiences and celebrates diversity in terms of language, culture, ability, race and religion.
*To assist in reviewing and implementing policies and procedures of the nursery to ensure equality of access for children and families.
*Promote positive relationships with parents, children and colleagues
*Ensure health and safety and well-being of staff, children, parents and visitors at all times.
*To be key person for a designated group of children in addition to having overall duty of care to all children within the nursery, ensuring the safety and well-being of all children at all times. Ensure children’s development records and learning journals on Tapestry are kept up to date and support the staff team in completing and maintaining these records.
*To support and guide staff to complete quality assessments and observations, 2 year checks, progress summaries on Tapestry and to develop activities throughout the nursery.
*To be flexible within working practices of the Nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the Nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment etc.;
*Work closely with the staff to help them develop reflective practice and reflect on the nursery environment
*To make contact and liaise with external agencies when appropriate.
*To adhere to all policies and procedures of The Old School House Day Nursery
*Make day-to-day managerial decisions in the absence of the Manager.
*To carry out the duties and responsibilities of the post with regard to the Equal Opportunities Policy.
*To carry out general duties throughout the nursery such as ensuring the cleanliness of the nursery and the equipment
*To remain professional and maintain a positive image of its aims and work and to attend meetings and forums as directed by the Manager.
*To attend and participate in staff meetings, planning and development days outside normal working hours.
*To carry out any other duties which will be seen to enhance the work of the organisation.
*To carry out the duties and responsibilities of the post following all policies and procedures of the setting
Job Type: Full-time
Hours: 40 Hours Per Week
Contract: Perm
If you are interested please click apply and on of the team will contact you.

Aspire People Limited provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. Aspire People is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.