Preschool manager

TBC Part time Term Time Only 15-01-2021 Level 3 childcare qualification
Job Description
St Andrews Pre-school is looking for an experienced manager to plan, supervise and lead in the running and organisation of the Pre-School. Providing a stimulating varied programme of play and ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children at all times. With excellent Early Years knowledge and management experience you will need to have a professional and task centred approach, be proactive, resilient, calm and considered under pressure that enable effective and confident working with our staff team and Pre-School Committee.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for accurate record-keeping complying with reporting requirements, knowledge of funding paperwork and marketing within the local community.

We are committed to safeguarding all children and therefore all applicants will need to undertake a DBS check. We follow safer recruitment practices and therefore ask all applicants to complete a full application form.

Hours of work: The position is for approximately 20+ hours per week term time between the hours of 8.15 - 3.30, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays with 30 minutes break at lunchtime to be taken between 1200-1300. This includes ‘tidy up’ time. Candidates will need to be flexible as these sessions could change depending on the needs of the business. Overtime will be paid when necessary.

Work Pattern:In addition to the weekly hours above we offer 30 extra paid hours a year for mandatory training and meetings and 1 hour paid planning time per week. We expect an element of ‘good will’ with regards to occasional unpaid time.

Minimum Qualifications:

NVQ Level 3 or above childcare qualification.

Ideally have 5 GCSE’s A-C or 9 – 4 to include Math’s and English or suitable alternatives.

Employment Rights and Responsibilities & Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

Closing Date: 15th Jan 2021

Interviews: Immediately

Start Date: February 2021

Please contact Elizabeth Lawes Committee Chair to request an application form and full Job description.