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Nursery Deputy Manager

  • Location: North Tyneside Council
  • Start date: 05 Sep 2016
  • Category: Early Years, Primary
  • Job reference: PE10798566
  • Branch: Newcastle Primary SEND
  • Consultant: Andrew Mitchell
  • Call: 0191 279 7270
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Job description
Nursery Deputy Manager

On behalf of our client in North Tyneside we are recruiting for a Deputy manager for their nursery. This is a long term contract and is suitable for someone with relevant experience and qualifications.

Role Details:

In the absence of the nursery manager, you will assume her role ensuring high standards of care and education continue to be provided to the children.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

• Provide high quality care and early years learning experiences for babies and children attending Little Twisters

• To provide leadership and management to other nursery staff

• To fully understand and adhere to the statutory welfare requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage alongside working towards achieving Development matters statements.

• Ensure all Policies and procedures are upheld including:

Staff being effectively deployed throughout the nursery.

Daily health and safety checks throughout the whole nursery.

Daily fire escape route checks.

Ensure food hygiene standards are maintained.

Ensure security of the children and premises are upheld.

Liaising with parents and carers as appropriate.

Accurately maintain the nurseries database, registers and documentation concerning health and safety and child protection.

Uphold the nurseries confidentiality policy.

• Ensuring that the nurseries planning for children’s individual needs is maintained to a high standard.

• Any other task that could be reasonably expected of a manager.

• Participate in professional development and training.

• Mentor staff to ensure the policies and values of the nursery management are understood and implemented.

• Share good childcare practice with colleagues, display exemplary behaviour and act as a role model to all staff.

• Organise activities both inside and outside the nursery, which encourages creativity, development, co-ordination, independence, self-expression and learning through play.

• Provide high quality care, experiences and activities for children which recognise both individual and group requirements in a secure, safe and stimulating environment.

• Display a thorough understanding of the EYFS framework (including the Welfare Requirements), for guidance in your practice.

• Work in partnership with parents and carers recognising that parents are their children’s first educators, and encourage parental involvement in the nursery.

• Be aware of safeguarding issues and follow the nurseries safeguarding procedures.

• Ensure close monitoring of children about whom there are concerns.

• Work in partnership with other early years professionals and outside agencies.

• Prepare and serve food and drinks for children encouraging good nutrition and sociable eating.

• Assist children with personal care, including changing nappies, assisting with potty training and other associated welfare duties.

• Supervise and carry out on-going cleaning of the nursery, toys and equipment.

• Fully comply with the nurseries outings policy to ensure the safety of children outside the nursery premises. Be responsible for the management of trips and outings as appropriate e.g. by deploying staff appropriately maintaining documentation, briefing staff and parents/carers in advance, taking appropriate action to minimise risks.

• Uphold and carry out the duties of the post with due regard to the nurseries inclusion and diversity policy.

• Co-operate in the implementation of the Health and Safety policy and ensure the nurseries practice and environment meets health and safety standards.

• Be a nursery key holder and available out of hours to respond to emergencies.

Your duties are set out in the above job description but please note the manager and directors reserve the right to update your job description from time to time to reflect changes in or to your job. This list of duties in the job description should not be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive.

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.
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