Nursery Manager

Posted 6 days ago by Cheeky Chums Day Nursery

Here are the main duties expected of the Nursery Manager. Please note that this description is a basic outline of the expected duties and that other additional duties may be requested from time to time.

  • To know and understand all Nursery policies and ensure that these policies are implemented at all times.
  • To know and understand all Nursery prices.
  • To know and understand EYFS
  • To be punctual and willing to do overtime when required
  • To be well presented at all times
  • To work as part of a team
  • To use initiative
  • To support the owner of the nursery and work in the best interests of the nursery at all times.
  • Assist with the recruitment of new staff as directed by the owner of the nursery.
  • To supervise staff and students and assist with staff appraisals and supervisions
  • To recognize staff training needs and look for courses that fulfill those needs. Managers should also keep records of courses booked or attended for each individual member of staff.
  • Organize, attend and minute regular staff meetings.
  • Where necessary, be prepared to work with the nursery nurses to cover staff leave/absences.
  • Supervise the planning and preparation of the activities in all the rooms, ensuring that they meet the correct criteria for each of the age groups.
  • Supervise the completion of development records and observations.
  • Ensure that risk assessments are carried out daily.
  • Ensure that the staff are keeping the nursery clean and tidy and are working to the appropriate cleaning rotas.
  • Liaise with the owner of the nursery to formulate working staff rotas, ensuring that you are meeting the staff ratios at all times.
  • Assist with the preparation of regular parent newsletters
  • Organize a parents evening at least once a year.
  • Keep and monitor accident, incident and risk assessment records
  • Supervise the administration of all medication
  • Provide the owner of the nursery with regular reports on the nursery and its staff.
  • Assist the owner of the nursery with marketing exercises
  • Keep attendance records for all of the children up to date.
  • When necessary, to show potential customers around the nursery and be able to discuss the nursery policies with them.
  • To assist with the general administration of the nursery, as directed by the owner.

Required skills

  • General Admin
  • Staff Training
  • Leadership & Management
  • Knowledge of Ofsted requirements
  • EYFS Understanding

Reference: 34629107

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