Deputy Manager

Tigerlily Nursery Recruitment

Date Posted: Dec 14, 2017 Closing Date: Mar 1, 2018
Job Status: Live Last Updated: Jan 30, 2018
Location: Buckinghamshire Salary/Rate: Not Specified

Job description

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, reliable, person to work closely with the manager to provide high quality care for the nursery children. Job Title: Deputy Manager Duties and Responsibilities: • Support and work closely with the manager and staff. • Plan and implement parts of the curriculum, using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum for guidance. • To act as a key person to a number of our pre-school children, liaising closely and building an effective relationship with parents/carers. • To act as session supervisor, when needed. • To advise the supervisor of any concerns e.g. over children, parents/carers, or equipment. Retaining confidentiality at all times. • To provide safe, high quality education and care for young children. • To ensure that adequate records are kept and updated regularly. • To teach children, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulating play experiences. • Help set up the pre-school for the daily programme and pack away at the end of the session. • Actively participate at team meetings, supervisor meetings and appraisal meetings. Person Specification Essential Criteria • Experience of working with young children in a pre-school setting. • A secure knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage. • Diploma in pre-school practice, NVQ level 3 or equivalent and be committed to further training. • Sound knowledge of child development for children from birth to five years. • Willingness to learn. • Sound understanding of child development and of children’s needs. • Ability to plan and help implement a pre-school curriculum. • Commitment to working effectively with young children and their families. • Good communication skills. • Good organizational skills and be able to work to deadlines. • Ability to write clear reports. • Knowledge of child protection and safeguarding procedures. • A commitment to equal opportunities and understanding of religious and cultural diversities. • Friendly and flexible approach with good communication skills. An enhanced Disclosure and Baring check (DBS) is required for this role. Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders which have been made against them.