Job ID: JO0000003701_1568194201
Education | Contract | Bradford
Our client is a highly regarded local nursery. They have a good OFSTEAD rating and are continuing to grow. They are now looking for a Nursery Manager to join their close knit team. The right person will have an early years qualification level 4. There are 14 members of staff to manage over 3 rooms.
Reporting to the owner and working closely with your wider team of Nursery Practitioners you will provide direction, guidance and support to your team and ensure the daily timetable runs smoothly. Ensuring the highest standards of childcare and safeguarding are always maintained. Model best practice to those in your team and lead by example. You will take the lead in terms of liaising with parents and forming positive and trusting relationships. The role will still involve many of the day-to-day aspects of caring for the children but will also take responsibility for tracking and logging the children’s development, planning and maintaining learning journals. You will also work with the owner managing staff performance and motivation along with contributing to parent reviews.
The nursery is open from 07.30-18.00 and the right candidate will be expected to open or close the site on at least 2 days. Total weekly hours to be 36.
The role is ideally suited to individuals who are qualified to level 3 or above or perhaps an early years professional. Someone who is organised, with a warm, charismatic and tactful manner. Given the nature of the role it is important you can remain calm under pressure, have an optimistic and solution focused approach along with the ability to quickly build strong relationships with both your team and with parents. Previous experience in childcare and people management would be advantageous.
Headway Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.