Deputy Nursery Manager

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Title / Sector:
Management
Region:
West Midlands
Area:
Wolverhampton
Location:
Wolverhampton
Salary:
£22,000 to £27,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted:
22/11/2021
Recruiter:
Smile Education Recruitment
Job Ref:
DNM-22-11-BHX

Smile Education are currently recruiting on behalf of a large nursery located in Wolverhampton. The nursery are looking for an experienced Deputy Manager to join their supportive management team. This is an amazing opportunity for an experienced room leader looking for a new challenge or for an existing deputy searching for a new setting to support and help with its growth. As an early years professional the nursery is committed to ensuring continuous professional development for all its staff.

The successful candidate will work closely with the owner and manager whilst also being required to work independently to ensure the smooth running of the nursery on a daily basis when the manager is absent. You will also be required to work within the rooms from time to time to support other members of the staffing team. The successful candidate also needs to be confident to make decisions whilst considering the reputation of the nursery and the impact this may have. A high degree of sensitivity to children and families is also essential to be successful within this role. 

The successful candidate will also be required to:

- Provide operational management of the nursery facilities and staff alongside the nursery manager.
- Ensure a high quality, balanced provision of leading practice education and care is delivered at all times.
- Consistently meet legislative requirements and following education curriculum, delivering standards which ensure the highest possible inspection grading.
- Ensure the training, support, mentoring and supervision of the staff team inspires and leads ambitious practice.
- Create a safe, caring and welcoming setting in which parents are happy to entrust their child and where their child is encouraged and supported to flourish in an enabling and stimulating environment.

Qualifications and experience required:

A full and relevant level 3 qualification 
A level 5/6 is desirable but not essential
DBS enhanced disclosure within the child workforce sector
Minimum 2 years experience of working as a room leader or previous experience of working as a deputy manager.
Paediatric First Aid Trained
Safeguarding training and qualification

Smile Education is committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.

Smile Education is committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.

Closing Date:
17/01/2022
Contact Details:
Smile Education Recruitment
Tel: 0121 210 5001
Fax: 0121 237 3141
Contact: Nicola Munslow
Email:

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