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All About Children

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Kellie Whetter
All About Children
Recruitment Manager
GL53 0DQ

Tel: 07801443143

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Deputy Nursery Manager – Maternity Contract


We have fantastic opportunity at our Westfield Day Nurseryfor a Deputy Manager to cover Maternity. 

The nursery is located on Leckhampton Road, on the outskirts of Leckhampton, less than a mile from Cheltenham Town Centre and convenient for GCHQ, Cheltenham General Hospital and Cheltenham College. We occupy a beautiful Victorian house, which has been refurbished and re-equipped to a very high standard and provides a large space for exciting outdoor play and exploration. Our large windows and large rooms induce a sense of awe and calm in staff, children and visitors alike.

The Deputy Nursery Manager is a full time maternity cover position offering a competitive basic salary and additional wider benefits, including opportunities for future career progression.

We would love you to join our team as we embark on accreditation to 'The Curiosity Approach', promoting awe and wonder in early childhood. This is a unique style of learning for children to be engaged in the joy of DOING rather than the end result.

Deputy Nursery Manager – Qualifications & Experience

• A childcare and education qualification equivalent to NVQ level 3
• Previous experience of managing a room or team within a nursery setting
• A formal management qualification is desirable although not essential
• A current First Aid qualification.
• A sound understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
• A thorough knowledge of safeguarding procedures

Deputy Nursery Manager – Key Responsibilities

• To support the implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage, including overseeing planning and record keeping
• Promote and facilitate partnership with parents/carers and other family members
• Support with the development of and maintaining highly professional working relationships with relevant Local Authority departments, regulatory bodies and other agencies
• Remain abreast of current developments in childcare and education policies and practices
• Assist the Manager with maintaining accurate accounts for the nursery and produce management information in accordance with company procedures
• Assist with the preparation and delivery of regular staff, planning and parent meetings and other events.

Deputy Nursery Manager – What we can offer you!

• A friendly and supportive team
• Continued opportunities for professional development and training
• Tapestry Online Learning Journeys
• A competitive salary and wider benefits
• 1 week shut down over Christmas

If you feel you have what it takes to be considered for this role please get in touch today by clicking on Apply Now.

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