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Nursery Manager

  • Job Location

    Waltham Forest, Greater London

  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    £28104.00 - £32304.00/annum


Key Responsibilities:

Support the Executive Manager in leading the direction and vision of the nursery and the day-to-day management, organisation, teaching, learning and pastoral care of the children. To ensure good professional practice, conduct and high standards in the team they manage.

Childcare and Education:

* Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils and ensure that all children attending the nursery receive rich and stimulating experiences appropriate to their age and stage of development.

* To lead the nursery team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, learn and develop.

* Ensure that practice and provision in the nursery meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

* Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand and follow Safeguarding Procedures.

* To promote and facilitate partnerships with parents/carers and other family members.

* To ensure good practice with regards to special needs and inclusion.

* Establish, develop and maintain highly professional working relationships with relevant Local Authority Departments, regulatory bodies and other agencies.

* To deliver an effective curriculum which includes assessment, planning and evaluation.

* To lead in the planning, preparation and completion of activities to suit each individual child's stage of development and interests.

* To develop and oversee procedures for regular review and assessment of each child’s progress in partnership with parents.

* To deliver Individual Education/Behaviour plans and Personal Care programmes, working alongside the Executive Manager and Principal.

To implement agreed work programmes with individuals/groups, in or out of the

* classroom. This could include those requiring detailed and specialist knowledge in particular areas and will involve the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources.

* To guide all nursery staff to promote good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflicts and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour when it is age appropriate.

* Experience:

* Proven success as a Nursery Manager in a setting for a minimum of 2 years

* To have specific training/knowledge of working with children in the EYFS age range



* Minimum NVQ Level 3 in Child Care and Education or equivalent

* GCSE’s in Maths and English Grade A-C

* First Aid, Health and Safety and Food Hygiene Certificate


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

* A passion for working with children

* An excellent understanding of the EYFS Frameworkand statutory requirements

* Experience and knowledge of Ofsted requirements and inspections

* Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation

* Sound knowledge and experience of financial management and budgetary planning and control

* Sound knowledge of nursery admissions procedures and booking systems

* Strong leadership and relationship building skills

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