Deputy Nursery Manager

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  • Full Time
  • RM6 5LL
  • Marks Gate
  • 40 hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 3 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Salary: £26,312.04 - £27,352.08
  • Qualification: Level 3 Childcare Qualification or Equivalent
  • Location: Rose Lane,
    (off Lawn Farm Grove),
    Chadwell Heath,
    RM6 5LL
  • Bus Routes: 62, 296, 362

Job Description

The nursery team have a very strong bond and parents often feedback how much they love Marks Gate is heavily involved with the community. As our new deputy manager, you will work directly with the Nursery Manager to ensure procedures are adhered to and the Nursery is consistently promoting LEYF values. You will be an inspirational leader to a fantastic team in a friendly and creative setting. As an applicant you must have senior experience in a group setting, supervising staff and demonstrating great knowledge and experience of the EYFS. 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 Marks Gate

  •  The Nursery consists of a baby, toddler and preschool room
  • Total capacity of Nursery: 52
  • Opening times: 8am – 6pm
  • Safe and varied outdoor garden

Age Range: 0 - 5 years
OFSTED Rating: Good

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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
• Flexible working
• 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: Rose Lane,
(off Lawn Farm Grove),
Chadwell Heath,
RM6 5LL

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