Deputy Manager – Weir Link nursery

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  • Full Time
  • SW12 0NU
  • Weir Link
  • 40 hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 3 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Salary: £26,728.08 - £27,768.00
  • Qualification: Level 3 and above in Early Years Childcare or equivalent
  • Location: 33 Weir Road,
    London,
    SW12 0NU
  • Bus Routes: 50, 155, 355

Job Description

A great opportunity has become available at our Weir Link Nursery. We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Deputy Manager to join our passionate management team. LEYF follows a set of teachings which is reflective of our social enterprise approach. Each of the 7 elements is designed to strengthen children’s social and cultural capital through language, social opportunities, cultural experiences and friendships. Our LEYF deputies are an essential part our team and whilst maintaining a hands-on role, they will support the manager in the smooth running of the nursery. The role requires you to manage and develop the nursery team whilst undertaking administrative and IT duties of the nursery including collection of fees, nursery database, purchasing and receipts.

Job Requirements

  • Full and relevant child care qualification at level 3 or above.
  • Strong knowledge of child protection and safeguarding and the ability to take the lead in vulnerable situations when required.
  • Senior experience working in an early year’s setting
  • To be a confident leader, articulating your ideas and using planning and preparation to ensure their success.
  • To distribute staff and resources effectively, maintaining ratios whilst supporting other rooms.
  • To champion LEYF’s values and advocate our mission to save the world one child at a time.
  • To continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspiring others.
  • Have a passion for making a difference in their communities.
  • A child centred approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate

Working at Weir Link

  • Warm, friendly team in Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ nursery
  • Close to bus links for South West London
  • Hub of the community

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Outstanding

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Staff Benefits

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:
• Make a difference to the children who need it the most
• Pay and conditions above national average within the early years sector
• 50% off of childcare
• £750 refer a friend bonus
• Up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days over the Christmas period
• Full access to LEYF Academy – minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.
• 10% GLL Gym discount
• 7% employer contribution towards pension
• Guaranteed salary increase after probation
• Overtime pay
• Annual travel loan
• Free life assurance
• Access to our work life support services
• Access to LEYF social events; New Year’s Awards ceremony, Annual Conference and Summer BBQ

Career Progression

At LEYF we aim to promote 50% of our leaders from within and nurture our staff to help them progress in their careers.

Each person who joins the LEYF family will work with their Manager to create a development plan. If you aspire to become a manager or you want to be the best you can be in your role, LEYF, using our coaching and mentoring approach, coupled with our famous LEYF Academy courses, will support your journey.

Location

Address: 33 Weir Road,
London,
SW12 0NU

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