Vacancies

Vacancy: Pre School Manager

Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4pm, Term Time only (4 days per week considered)

Main Duties:

  • To manage the running of our independent, nursery setting, to provide a safe and fun environment where children can learn through play.
  • To provide high quality education and care for nursery/ pre-school children.
  • To fulfil legal and statutory requirements.
  • To lead and manage staff on a day to day basis.
  • To contribute to and implement pre-school policies.
  • To ensure that all statutory, legal and setting obligations are met.

Person Specification:

  • Proven experience of working in a pre-school setting.
  • Level 3 early years education and childcare qualification or equivalent, and a commitment to obtaining an EYTS qualification.
  • Sound understanding of child development, and of children’s needs.
  • Ability to plan and implement a pre-school curriculum, taking into account the SEN Code of Practice, Child Protection procedures and equal opportunities considerations.
  • Demonstrable and detailed knowledge of current legislation relevant to early years.
  • Ability to work with parents and families to encourage their involvement.
  • Ability to effectively lead and manage a team of adults, including conducting performance management processes e.g induction, supervision meetings, appraisals and setting objectives.
  • Commitment to equal opportunities and an understanding of equality and diversity issues.
  • Ability to write clear reports

Essential Qualifications

  •   Level 3 early years education and childcare qualification or equivalent, and  commitment to obtaining an EYTS

Essential Experience

  • Proven experience of working in a pre-school setting.
  • Experience in a Management or Leadership role.

For further information please contact Sam Gunter at the nursery for a full job description and Application form.

0118 977 5878 or email ashridgenursery@btinternet.com