Deputy Manager

Posted 11 September by Bright Horizons

Our wonderful Active Learning Crouch End Nursery are currently recruiting for a Deputy Manager to join us on a contract basis to cover maternity leave.

Our 88 place nursery is based on the Hornsey Cricket Club in Crouch End and is easy to commute by public transport or by car.

The nursery have 5 base rooms all based on the ground floor with 4 rooms which have direct access to the gardens. Our nursery was recently refurbished in 2018 and the children are able to enjoy learning Spanish, Ballet, Street Dance and Zumbini!

As a Nursery Deputy Manager working for us, you can expect a competitive salary, excellent training and development as well as a caring and passionate place of work!

Role and responsibilities:

Role model and monitor the delivery of rich play learning opportunities and exceptional care that helps all children to develop and meets their individual needs.

Ensure that the team are providing an enabling environment that is providing consistent stimulating and inspiring activities for the children in both the indoor and outdoor area as a continuous provision.

Lead, mentor and inspire a team to deliver exceptional care and education and provide feedback to create a consistent approach of early years practice to include but not limited to regular 1:1's, Supervisions and appraisals.

Designated Safeguarding Lead to promote the health, safety and welfare of children and employees and families in line with our child protection and keeping everyone safe policies and procedures.

Responsibility to make referrals to external agencies and regulatory bodies.

Ensure internal policies and procedures are adhered whilst also meeting the external legislation and guidelines from our governing bodies.

Fulfil recruitment needs for the nursery as required aligned to the Safer Recruitment Policy.

Provide new starters with tailored inductions to suit both local and internationally recruited new starters.

Continually work in partnership with colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of the children ensuring a diverse and inclusive approach is maintained at all times.

Promote the nursery to current parents and potential customers to support the retention and ongoing occupancy growth.

Experience Essential:

Post qualified experience of working within the Early Years sector

Previous experience of working as a key person

Room Leader (or equivalent) experience

Qualifications Essential:

Full and relevant Level 3 and or above (equivalent) Childcare qualification

Current Paediatric First Aid

We look forward to receiving your application!

If you experience any problems, please email and we will be happy to help.

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 that you disclose any information requested in respect of applicable convictions and cautions (including, as applicable any reprimands or final warnings). This post may be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, in which case applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are 'spent' under the provision of the Act unless the conviction or caution is "protected" as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). Any such 'protected' conviction or caution is not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. All guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found in the DBS filtering collection, available here: https://government/collections/dbs-filtering-guidance . The fact that a pending charge, conviction, caution, reprimand or final warning has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this role but any failure to disclose any such information will result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

Reference: 38890198

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