Nursery Manager

Posted 26 October by Tigerlily Childcare Berks and Bucks
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Our client a nursery in the Twickenham area is looking for a Nursery Manager Lead and manage a team in a professional manner, delivering high quality education and care.

  • Successfully manage and maintain the nursery, in accordance with our policies, relevant legislation, local authority guidance and OFSTED regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure the provision of the highest quality, safe and stimulating child-centred environment, catering for the educational, physical, developmental and emotional needs of the children.
  • Promote equality, inclusion, anti-discriminatory practice and maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Undertake role of SENDCo to ensure keyworkers meet the needs of all children with SEND through individual targeted plans and co-ordinate with other agencies.
  • Deal effectively with recruitment, liaison, administration, HR and accounting matters, seeking guidance as required.
  • Be responsible for the success of the nursery by achieving and maintaining target occupancy levels.
  • Manage day to day operational and organisational aspects of the nursery, in line with policies and procedures, legislation, Ofsted and Local Authority requirements, correctly implementing safeguarding, health and safety, data protection and equality law as applicable.
  • Accurately manage the nursery budget and monitor parent accounts to ensure timely collection of nursery fees.
  • Be responsible for stock and equipment control, maintenance and procurement.
  • Collate data and statistical information to compile reports and analyse progress.
  • Be responsible for day-to-day management of staff, arrange regular meetings, encourage dialogue and implement systems to facilitate training and information sharing, including evening monthly staff meetings and termly inset days.
  • Be actively involved and promote the nursery and best practice within the local community and professional forums.
  • Develop excellent relationships with parents/carers of children, school staff, professionals and the wider community.
  • Take lead responsibility for safeguarding and SENDCo, updating policy to ensure compliance with legislative changes.
  • Ensure the Early Years Foundations Phase requirements are being implemented fully at all times.
  • Complete and deliver annual performance and developmental reviews in a timely manner.
  • Effectively manage absence, discipline, grievance and team welfare in compliance with the nursery’s policies, procedures and all aspects of employment law.
  • Maintain accurate records and communicate effectively with parents, staff, children, professionals and management team.
  • Be actively involved in the recruitment, selection, motivation, support, retention and development of a highly qualified and experienced team.
  • Ensure premises and employees adhere to health and safety regulations. Maintain up to date attendance register for all children and correctly complete incident, accident and risk assessment records in a timely manner.

Tigerlily Recruitment want to help you to make the right choice in your next career move. If you meet the criteria set above, or would like Early Years Career advice please apply ASAP for an informal and confidential chat.
We cater for all Early Years jobs and currently have Nursery Manager, Deputy Manager, QTS, Montessori, Room Leader and Early Years Practitioner / Nursery Nurse vacancies.

Required skills

  • Nursery
  • Protection
  • Safeguarding
  • Welfare

Reference: 44488014

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