Deputy Nursery Manager


    Website NurseryLilliput Lilliput Day Nursery

    Children's Day Nursery

    We are currently recruiting a passionate and enthusiastic Deputy Manager.

    This is a full time role and the right applicant must be able to work between the hours of 7.30am and 6.00pm Monday to Friday on a shift basis.

    If you are hard working, reliable and enjoy working with children then you will love being part of our team.

    You must have a minimum of a relevant Level 3 childcare qualification and have previous senior nursery nurse/supervisory/deputy manager experience.

    The ideal person will have a sound knowledge of the EYFS and safguarding procedures.

    Paediatric first aid is desirable.

    Your Role as Deputy Manager will include;

    Promoting positive relationships with parents, children and your team.
    Overseeing the running of the nursery in the absence of the manager and being a key holder responsible for opening and locking up.
    Ensuring the health, safety and well being of the children at all times.
    Being a positive role model in order to lead your staff team to deliver high quality care and education throughout the nursery.
    Supporting the nursery manager with office based tasks, to include invoicing, finances, enquiries, recruitment and marketing.
    You will need to be able to;

    work using your own initiative
    demonstrate excellent communications skills to enable you to motivate, manage and inspire your team.
    We are committed to safeguarding the children in our care and the successful candidate will be required to go through our rigorous recruitment procedure which will include a DBS check and references.

    Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. Therefore, it is essential in making your application you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for which offences. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are ‘spent’ under the provision of the Act, and, in the event of the employment being taken up; any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action. The fact that a pending charge, conviction, bind-over or caution has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this appointment.

    Closing date for the return of completed application forms Friday 12th January 2018.

    If you apply for this position, please mention where you saw this vacancy, thank you and good luck :-)