We have a new opportunity for a Deputy Nursery Manager to join our committed and pro-active team within Kenyngton Manor Nursery and Pre-School.
Set in the grounds of Kenyngton Manor School, open to children from 2 to 4 years, this role will be to support the day-to-day management of our thriving Nursery and Pre-School, including assisting in the implementation of inspirational activities which incorporate EYFS in a safe, secure and caring environment.
This role will be based on a 36 hours per week/39 weeks per year with varying start times: 8am - 3.30pm, 8.30am - 4pm with 30 minute unpaid lunch break.
The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting the Nursery Manager in the the day-to-day operations of the nursery, working with curriculum planning, staffing levels and behaviour management and running the nursery in their absence. Essentially you will have proven line management experience in a similar setting together with effective communication skills and an excellent understanding of EYFS. You will be a minimum NVQ Level 3 qualified with a pro-active can-do attitude and strong leadership skills. We can offer a competitive salary, pension and a supportive management structure.
Successful candidates will:
- display a positive can-do attitude
- have a solid understanding of EYFS
- be passionate and have a positive attitude towards working with children
- possess excellent communication skills
- be a minimum of NVQ Level 3 qualified or equivalent.
We can offer:
- extensive training and career development programme in a supporting environment
- receive paid time to attend numerous training and CPD activities
- competitive salary
- term time & flexible working patterns
- an employer contribution pension scheme
- nursery uniform.
Tours are warmly welcomed.
Closing date: Sunday 28 October 2018.
Interview date: Applications will be forwarded to the Head of School and interviews may happen before the deadline.
Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.