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Nursery Manager - Thames Ditton

Location: Thames Ditton, Surrey

Start date: Immediate

Salary: £45,000 Per Annum

Consultant details:

Aliyah Aboderin

020 3100 1770


Job description

Soar Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Nursery Manager to join a brand new Nursery located in Thames Ditton.

We are looking for a qualified, passionate, strong leader and most importantly a fun individual to provide outstanding care and education. The ideal candidate will have a hands-on management style, excellent knowledge and understanding of the Early years, EYFS curriculum and Statutory Framework for the Early Years. The Nursery believes that the quality is founded upon its great staff and has some of the best in the business.

Why should you apply?

  • On-site parking

  • Free membership

  • Season ticket loan

  • Up to 50% off of hair & beauty (onsite beauty & hairdressing rooms)

  • Discounted food & drink from on-site restaurant

  • 25% off of childcare

  • Free uniform

  • Monthly team rewards

  • Ride to work scheme

  • Unlimited CPD training courses

  • Option to do a fully paid qualification

Main responsibilities:

To deliver and ensure a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 3 months-5 years.

  • To manage the day-to-day activities of the setting.

  • To ensure that the nursery is a safe environment for children, staff and others.

  • To develop partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development.

  • To manage other staff within the nursery.

  • To be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Director

Main activities:

  • Overall day-to-day management responsibility for the nursery

  • To be responsible for the efficient running of the nursery and overall delivery of a high-quality service

  • To ensure that the nursery provides a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times

  • To ensure that the nursery plans an appropriate play-based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress

  • To ensure the nursery meets Ofsted requirements at all times

  • To manage, supervise and support the nursery staff

  • To undertake and assign designated officer roles.

  • To work with other professionals in the local area for the benefit of children and families

  • To ensure all staff understand and work to nursery policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies

  • Take responsibility for planning, which ensures each child is working towards the early learning goals

  • To organise and participate in the key person system

  • To conduct staff appraisals and supervisions as appropriate and to identify staff training needs

Requirements for the Nursery Manager:

  • Have a minimum Level 3 Childcare

  • Experience in leading and supporting teams and the overall day-to-day running of a nursery

  • At least three years of experience working in the Early Years sector

  • Proven track record of involvement in supporting Ofsted Inspections

  • Excellent knowledge of the EYFS curriculum

  • Full up-to-date knowledge of current childcare practice

  • Have excellent written and verbal English

Soar Recruitment is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required.


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