Pre-School Manager

Location: Northampton
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Nursery
Reference: PENN112019
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
Job Published: 18 days ago
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Pre-School Manager to join a successful Pre-School in Northampton. They are seeking an accomplished childcare Manager who is passionate about Early-Years development; an individual with expert knowledge of the EYFS curriculum and legislation; a leader with significant demonstratable experience in similar settings; a professional communicator and a standout team player. 

The role involves:

- Overall responsibility for the provision of safe education of the highest quality

- To ensure that all legal and statutory requirements are fulfilled, including child
protection laws, OFSTED, policy & procedure and all record keeping

- Overseeing the day-to-day operations, maintaining at all times that the children
and team have the appropriate resources and support

- Leading the team from the front and ensuring that staff are motivated and happy in
their roles; including daily monitoring of the quality of teaching; regular staff
meetings and appraisals; identifying training needs and ensuring continuous staff
development

- Team member recruitment in partnership with the Committee

- Parent/Carer liaison regarding the curriculum, exchanging information regarding
children's progress and encouraging parents' involvement

- To promote the exemplary service offered by the preschool and ensure that service
uptake targets are met

-  Marketing and fundraising in partnership with the Committee

- Working together with the Committee, OFSTED and other professionals as
necessary, ensuring that all legal and statutory requirements are implemented and
reports provided where required; this will include regular Committee Meetings

- Management of the Pre-School fees system and funding applications

- Performing all childcare duties when support is required

- To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed by the Chair of the
Committee in accordance with the Pre-School's business plan/objectives

The ideal candidate will have:
- A minimum of 3 years working within a similar setting
- A degree in childcare/equivalent qualification
- Experience of managing a team
- Excellent understanding of the EYFS curriculum

The position will start in April 2020, with interviews taking place in early December. 

The hours of work will be 08:45 - 15:00 Monday - Friday, term time only. 

If you would like more infomation about the role, please call us on 0116 216 2122. Alternatively, please apply below. 

Please note that this role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.