An experienced Nursery Manager is required in our 34 place nursery in Charlestown, Cornwall. This nursery was taken over by Naturally Learning over the summer and has undergone extensive refurbishment and investment. It requires a pro-active, highly motivated Nursery Manager to develop and grow the nursery and ensure high standards of care are delivered in all areas. The nursery is currently for 2 to 4 year olds, term time only 8.00 am till 4.00 pm, but we anticipate that this will increase to 8.00 am till 6.00 pm 51 weeks a year according to the need.
Some of your responsibilities will include:
To achieve and maintain high standards of care and education
To effectively lead and manage the staff team, providing day to day guidance, training and support to all staff.
To ensure all policies, procedures and curriculums are implemented and adhered to at all times
To keep abreast of current early childhood thinking/trends
To effectively manage the budgets and occupancy levels
To be influential in developing strong links with parents.
To manage all day to day operations of the nursery
You will need to have the following qualifications, training and experience:
Minimum level 3 qualification in Early Years
EYP status or EY degree level qualification would be preferable
Knowledge of OFSTED standards
Excellent knowledge of the EYFS
Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work to targets and deadlines
Good time management skills
Excellent communication skills
Strong people management skills
Good rates of pay, from £19,000 pro rata, bonuses and benefits with ongoing support and career development.
Visits to the nursery are welcomed.