Nursery Manager

£18,500 p.a. Full time All Year 29-10-2018 Level 3 childcare qualification
Nightingales Day Nursery in Norwich is currently recruiting for a new Nursery Manager.

This is a permanent, full time position offering a competitive negotiable salary £18,500-£20,000 per annum for the right candidate.
Hours between 7.45am and 6.15pm, Monday to Friday, to start as soon as possible.

Hours: 40 inclusive of opening and closing of the nursery Monday to Friday all year round It will be a requirement that you are able to open and close the nursery up to 4 days per week with one day off per week on a rota basis:

About Nightingales Day Nursery

At Nightingales we have a team of highly trained, friendly, and supportive staff. Our colleagues are all qualified and have the necessary dedication and experience to deliver high quality childcare and education. We are at present seeking a new manager to move our nursery forward, to increase our numbers and to lead a passionate team of practitioners whom have the children’s welfare and learning as their main goals.

We are looking for a strong but kind and fun lead who will work well within the team, whose main objective and goal will be moving the nursery forward to an outstanding level of care in the near future.

Our nursery is fully open but also undergoing decorating and refurbishment in certain areas of our building at this time.
The successful candidate will also be able to be at the beginning of this new journey.
To this end we are looking for someone with the same passion to meet our end team goals with our children’s welfare and learning at the heart of our provision.

Role Requirements

Applicants must hold an up to date and recognised level 3 childcare qualification and have at least one year post qualifying childcare experience.
Ability to navigate ICT/Excel is essential.
Prior experience of managing an early years setting would be an advantage.
Lead and management qualification/training (advantage)

Roles and responsibilities include but not limited to:

- Leading and supervising a team of day care practitioners in the day to day running of the setting to an outstanding level
- The implementation of the EYFS framework and meeting all Ofsted requirements
- Implement all safeguarding policies and procedures
- Maintaining excellent parent partnerships
- The supervision of health and safety
- Invoicing, fee collection and debt recovery as well as the marketing of the nursery to prospective parents
- Maintaining the nursery's management software system.
- Implement all Nightingales Day Nursery policies and procedures and input into policy development
-Liaising with the senior management team to further develop the setting. With regular supervisions off staff and their practice
-Regular lead of staff meetings
-Responsibility of the regular development of nursery staff to maintain a high practice of care at all times

Nightingales Day Nursery is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all children and this post will be offered subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS and children's barred list check following Safer Recruitment procedures

The DBS cost will be funded by the nursery

Please Email for an application [email protected]
Or telephone 01603 453104 for more information (Asking for Rowena Flood)

NOTE: Only successful candidates will be contacted to attend interview within two weeks of the nursery receiving your application.

If the two week time frame passes unfortunately you will have been unsuccessful on this occasion.