Fire Station Community Nursery
Type: Full time
Title: Nursery Manager
Qualification: NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
Salary: £35,630.40-£35,994.47 (inclusive of location allowance)
Are you an experienced Nursery Manager seeking a new and exciting role within Hackney? Does the idea of working for a well-respected and influential not -for – profit organisation sound like an interesting move?
London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) Nurseries is London’s largest childcare social enterprise with over 100 years’ experience educating and caring for children across London. We are a not-for profit and give free places to nearly half of our families, so that children from all backgrounds can enjoy early years learning and care.
We are looking for a Nursery Manager to lead our team at our Fire Station Community Nursery in Hackney. Our Fire Station nursery joined the LEYF family in 2014. We were most recently inspected by Ofsted in May 2016 and were rated as ‘good’. Fire Station is a 45-place nursery for children aged 0-5 years old, comprising of 3 rooms with a small outdoor space for the children and is open 51 weeks of the year.
What do our staff say about working at Fire Station?
‘At the Fire Station It’s like working for an extended family. I love the children and families I work with. I enjoy KNOWING I make a difference both with the children/families and my colleagues. I can put a positive impact on the children. I am able to help them in whatever they need help on and they’ll learn good manners for the future.’
What do you need to have to be considered for this position?
You will be supported every step of the way by your designated area manager and dedicated central office teams and we will work with you to develop your skills further; however, we do ask that you bring some skills and expertise with you. You would be required to have experience delivering excellent leadership and management within a Nursery/ Early Years setting. Be passionate about implementing the Early Years Foundation Stage, ensuring high quality care and learning opportunities for all children, this will include experience of developing relationships with parents/ guardians and experience of positively developing staff. We will also ask you to demonstrate your ability to manage appropriate budgets, monitor spending and take overall responsibility of all financial and administrative tasks in the Nursery. You will also be asked to demonstrate your experience of managing and projecting occupancy.
So, what benefits can LEYF offer you?
LEYF staff are paid some of the highest wages in the sector, you will be part of a group of 37 Nurseries with exceptional reputations across London who support each other. We have central office functions; HR, Recruitment, Finance, IT, Marketing, Customer Services – all who are there to help you run and develop your nursery to meet high quality standards.
As a permanent member of the LEYF family you will be entitled to 50% off child care, 7% employer contribution pension, up to 25 days’ annual leave plus an additional 3 days over Christmas! We also offer additional discounts on memberships and EE contracts.
Interested? Apply now!
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