Closing date: 7th February 2014
Our recently opened Berkhamsted nursery has an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Manager. This is an exciting time to join a growing team in a vibrant setting. Initially the role will be room based, but as the nursery continues to care for more and more children it will become a supernumerary post.
Our nurseries are full of professional happy staff that have a passion to work with young children. You will be expected to work as part of the nursery management team and use your own initiative to ensure the nursery runs smoothly whilst providing high quality care to all children. You will need to be a good communicator and able to build strong relationships with staff, parents, children and visitors to the nursery.
The nursery looks after children aged between 3 months and 5 years old and you may be required to look after all age ranges during your employment with Toad Hall Nursery. This vacancy is for 45 hours per week on a full time contract. To be able to apply for this job you must have:
- A NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or equivalent
- A good understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage and be able to use this to plan activities for children
- Awareness of planning, observing and record keeping for young children and the ability to link these to the individual child’s needs
- You will also have experience in a similar role, where you have managed and led a staff team as well as supported the Nursery Manager in the day-to-day running of the nursery
Toad Hall Nursery can offer you a great career with lots of training and development support, along with a competitive salary package.
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