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Manager, Term-time Pre-school, Southborough, Kent


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Salary £13,500-£19,000 approx. (depending upon level of qualifications)

Permanent/Part-time, term time only

Start Date: Tuesday 4th September 2018 (subject to CRB checks, Health Clearance, references)

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 8th May 2018, 5pm

Southborough Pre-school is a charity run pack-away term-time pre-school. We have close ties with the local community and deliver outstanding care and education in a safe, friendly and stimulating environment for children aged 2-5 years. We have gained a great reputation within the local community and in our last Ofsted inspection received an outstanding outcome.

A position is available for an enthusiastic manager responsible for leading, inspiring and managing the pre-school staff on a day-to-day basis. We are looking for someone exceptional to lead the pre-school forward and build upon its progress and successes.


  • To have a clear vision for the continued development and growth of the pre-school.
  • To oversee the day to day running of the pre-school.
  • To implement the Early Years Foundation Stage and oversee planning needed to provide a high quality teaching and learning environment.
  • To be responsible for the development and daily management of staff and volunteers and work closely with the Committee in managing the setting.

You will need to have the following qualifications, training and experience

  • Relevant experience in a managerial or supervisory post in an early years setting
  • Ideally qualified to EYPS but with a minimum qualification of Level 3 in Early Years and Childcare Development with a willingness to obtain further qualifications
  • A knowledge and understanding of the role of SENCo (Special Educational Needs Coordinator)
  • Possess or be willing to attend Designated Safeguarding Lead training
  • GCSE Grade C in English Language
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess or be willing to obtain a Paediatric First aid certificate 
  • Sound knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Other details about the post

The post is part time with a working week of 27.5 hours per week. Pay is calculated according to our Pay scale. If you are successfully shortlisted we will need to obtain two references prior to interview, which will be held week commencing 14th May 2018.

Email: admin@southboroughpre-school.org.uk

Southborough pre-school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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