Nursery Manager - Streatham
Streatham, London, UK
Type of Job
Up to £35,000
10 May 2021, 09:30:00
About the job
£28,000 - £35,000
An exciting opportunity for a Nursery Manager of a private nursery school in the Streatham area has become available to lead the Early Years (age 2 - 5) into the next phase of its exciting development. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of successful senior leadership and creating an environment for academic success for all. The candidate will also have experience of leading teaching teams, creative curriculum development and a clear commitment to inclusive education.
The prospective Nursery Manager must have experience of running a nursery school setting and will need to be able to support in building occupancy and maintaining high quality service to our families within Kensington and surrounding areas.
Personal Specifications & Key Responsibilities
A degree and/or a professional teaching qualification (level 6 or QTS) is desirable with an extensive knowledge of EYFS and early childhood development and the ability to effectively lead SEND throughout the nursery.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience at a senior leadership level with a proven record of delivering outstanding progress and maximising pupil numbers.
Be an excellent communicator and a team leader with a good understanding of the needs and demands of a vibrant nursery school that values and promotes a healthy work-life balance.
Provide innovative educational leadership and be able to motivate and inspire others.
Have an excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strategic mind-set able to assess situations proactively in order to initiate and implement change and evaluate its impact.
Arranging marketing and publicity materials through social media platforms with the relevant skills to be able to communicate effectively through these mediums.
Proactively represent the Company and advance its interests in the local community.
Promote the nursery to current parents and potential customers.
Able to create a safe, caring and stimulating environment that promotes learning through play, whilst supervising activity-planning to make sure children's needs are met and ensuring the children are at the heart of all that the school does.
working closely with parents and/or carers, giving them a high standard of customer service, including regular progress reports.
Working with colleagues and other professionals to make sure that children’s needs are met, whilst supporting and developing the nursery team.
Establish, develop and maintain highly professional working relationships with relevant Local Authority Departments, regulatory bodies and other agencies. Having existing contacts with leading private schools would be desirable.
Working closely with the owner to recruit and induct suitably qualified and experienced staff.
Support, supervise, train and appraise all staff to ensure delivery of high quality childcare practice.
Able to identify training needs; develop training plans and evaluate training undertaken by staff.
Work in conjunction with the owner in disciplinary and grievance investigations and hearings.
Creating management reports, and maintaining staff and child records.
Create and maintain a culture of self-evaluation and reflective practise throughout the nursery.
Ensure the health and safety of the children, their parents, carers, the team and any visitors to the nursery.
Adhere to all health and safety policy and procedures. Be fully aware of all emergency and security procedures.
Be responsible for ensuring the nursery remains compliant in respect of suitably trained staff with relevant first aid qualifications
Ensure the administrative duties associated with the management of the nursery, such as maintaining records on children and families, ordering equipment, maintaining inventories and keeping personnel records are kept up-to-date.
Adhere to all Company policies and procedures.
Ensure that the Company’s polices on diversity and equal opportunities are adhered to.
Ensure that all complaints and concerns are actively resolved in a timely manner and that these are reported to the owner.
The safeguarding of all of our children is our highest priority and therefore a clear and valid DBS, two references as well as a valid Safeguarding and First Aid Certificates will be required from all successful candidates.
Job Ref: AC36436