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Deputy Manager - Enchanted Day Nursery and Holiday Club - Permanent

Job details

Setting Name Enchanted Day Nursery and Holiday Club
Role Deputy Manager

£19000-20000 per annum

Staff type Permanent
Time type Full-time
Time details

4 days per week - 40 hours

Location Foleshill - Coventry

We are expanding our management team and are looking for an experienced deputy manager to support with the running of the nursery. We are a large nursery setting and would expect the candidates to be experienced and confident to manage a large staff team.

The position is over 4 days per week, with one day off each week.

The role is supernumerary. We offer additional manager incentives and benefits within the position which will be discussed.

The main responsibilities will be supporting directors with day to day running of the nursery. This will include;

General day to day running of the nursery.
Working alongside management team.
Monitoring children’s development progress.
Working in partnership with parents and other professionals.
Monitoring staff performance and offering support when needed.
Completing training plans and supporting staff professional development.
Carrying out supervisions, supporting staff team.
Adhering to nursery policy and procedures and updating policies where relevant meeting current guidelines and legislation.
Ensuring outstanding practice is maintained.
Overseeing documentation and record keeping.
Helping with quality improvements, to ensure better outcomes for children and creating a positive working environment.
Specific job roles will be discussed depending upon experience and expertise, working alongside both directors. Relevant training will be offered.

We expect all candidates to have sound knowledge of safeguarding policy and practice. All candidates must have excellent knowledge of the EYFS Framework, including statutory framework and the welfare requirements.

We also expect all candidates to have knowledge on Ofsted inspection framework and current legislation

Additional information

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Required qualifications
  • Relevant Level 3 as defined by the Dept of Education (DoE)
Closing date 24-01-2020
How to apply

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