Accessibility Links

Deputy Nursery Manager

  • Location: London
  • Start date: 17 Apr 2017
  • Category: Early Years
  • Job reference: PE10828147
  • Branch: London Primary West
  • Consultant: Talisha Tomlinson
  • Call: 020 3219 7715
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description
Deputy Nursery Manager

The Deputy Nursery Manager will be responsible for the welfare, learning and development of children.

Purpose of the Job:

• To be the leader of the Nursery team when the Manager is not on site
• To ensure a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children in the nursery.
• To take responsibility for the safeguarding of all children in the nursery.
• To work with initiative and creativity to foster an environment that encourages the children's all-round development.
• To manage and support personnel within the nursery.
• To implement the daily routine in the nursery.

Main duties:

• To develop and provide an inclusive and effective, high quality learning approach, including working with families.
• To ensure all Ofsted Welfare requirements are met and working to meet Good/Outstanding inspection grading.
• To be responsible for ensuring that provisions are running effectively and be prepared (where necessary) for Children's Centre inspections as well as Nursery Inspections at any time, offering support where necessary.
• To develop a strategy with key partners in the Children's Centres to ensure a consistent and coherent framework for the Early Years provision, in line with a vision of achieving excellent outcomes for young children and their families.
• To work with practitioners to model excellence so that the children achieve well in all areas of their development, including their social, emotional, physical and intellectual well-being.
• To work with early years professionals to draw up long term and short term curriculum plans which ensure that each child is working towards early learning goals.

• To work with practitioners to implement systems of observation and record keeping so that children's achievements and progress are effectively and regularly assessed; to monitor the effectiveness of assessment procedures.
• To ensure that two year progress checks are carried through systematically.
• To ensure records and display boards are properly maintained e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident book and the parents notice boards.
• To liaise closely with parents, informing them about the nursery, exchanging information about their childrens progress and encouraging parents' involvement.
• To collate parents views and opinions of the Nursery effectively and use these as appropriate to modify provision.
• To ensure that the nursery is a safe environment for children, staff and others, that equipment is safe, standard of hygiene are high, safety procedures are implemented at all times and fire drills are regularly practised.
• To contribute to and ensure the implementation of the nursery's policies and procedures. To ensure policies, especially those on equal opportunities and radicalisation, are adapted according to the new framework, and Ofsted requirements
• To encourage and support continuous professional development for each member of staff
• To implement policies and procedures to ensure the Practice Guidance and Statutory Framework of the Early Years Foundation Stage are met.
• To manage staff effectively ensuring ratios are maintained.
• To mentor staff and apprentices and to supervise staff and students in training.
• To ensure all staff and students in the room are aware of and comply with the policies and procedures of the setting.
• To participate in policy on planning, assessment, recording and reporting, in line with the requirements of the EYFS statutory framework.
• Comply with policies and procedures at all times.
• Treat all staff, children and parents with courtesy, kindness and professionalism at all times.
• To ensure the Setting is a high quality environment, meeting the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development.
• To attend all out of working hours activities e.g. training, parents evenings, open days and other celebrations.
• To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring setting policies and procedures are observed at all times.
• To inform the Manager of any concerns regarding children, parents or other staff members.
• Be prepared to undertake any other appropriate ad-hoc duties as required, including working at other settings.

Protocol Education is a leading education recruitment agency throughout Central London and the UK, and as such can provide you with:

• Competitive rates of pay
• Ongoing support throughout your placement and beyond
• Borough specific consultants who are an expert in your area
• Online candidate lounge where you can manage your timesheets and availability
• Opportunities for professional development
• CPD training
• Continuous support from your designated team

£250 for every teacher recommended to us !!!

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
Similar jobs
  • Nursery Teracher
  • Category: Early Years
  • Location: Nottingham
  • We are actively recruiting for a Nursery Teacher within a warm and friendly infant school. The school are base in a city setting with expansive grounds. The staff team are extremely welcoming and
  • Level 2 or 3 Nursery Assistant
  • Category: Early Years
  • Location: Cambridge
  • A Level 2 or 3 qualified Nursery Assistant required to work with children aged 0-3 in a lovely Nursery based in Cambridge. The ideal person will have some experience working in childcare either in a
  • Nursery Nurse
  • Category: Early Years
  • Location: Nottingham
  • I am looking to recruit a qualified Nursery Nurse (CACHE level 3 or equivalent) for a long term position in a small, private Nursery School in the Rushcliffe area of Nottingham
  • Nursery Nurse/ Nursery Assistants
  • Category: Early Years
  • Location: Madeley
  • We are working with a number of Nurseries in Telford and Wrekin who have a requirement for Daily Supply cover across working patterns from 7.30am till 6.30pm. Working with children aged 2-5
  • Level 3 Nursery Nurse
  • Category: Early Years
  • Location: Barnet
  • Protocol Education is currently looking for Nursery Nurses to work in nurseries in the London Borough of Barnet All Nursery Nurses must be Level 3 qualified with experience working as a Nursery Nurse
Latest news
Why I Chose to Teach Through Protocol Education
Why I Chose to Teach Through Protocol Education
Ray has been getting supply work from us for more than 9 years. He wrote this genuine blog about deciding between multiple agencies and why he has be
Read blog
21/06/18
Five Things You Need To Know About Living In A New English City
Five Things You Need To Know About Living In A New English City
"I moved part-time to England last year and have been lucky enough to live and work in a range of cities around the country. I arrived in the UK with
Read blog
15/06/18
No More Skipping School With Protocol Education
No More Skipping School With Protocol Education
As part of Bristol’s Corporate Social Responsibility Project we have been running several attendance incentives across the schools we regular
Read blog
12/06/18
Keep Calm and Carry on Teaching
Keep Calm and Carry on Teaching
Managing students with challenging behaviour can seem impossible. This handy guide from Emma will hopefully give you some pointers in a right directi
Read blog
06/06/18
Escape to the Country and ... Teach
Escape to the Country and ... Teach
With many of us wanting a different life style away from the hustle and bustle of the city, it may be tempting to consider a move away from it all. E
Read blog
30/05/18
View all news
CPD REC Investors in People UKAS