Early Years Centre Manager

The Yellow Brick Road Early Years Centre

Date Posted: Jan 22, 2018 Closing Date: Mar 12, 2018
Job Status: Live Last Updated: Feb 10, 2018
Location: Renfrewshire Salary/Rate: Not Specified

Job description

Job Summary

An opportunity has arisen for an Early Years Centre Manager to join our team in Kilbirnie, North Ayrshire. The nursery has been under new ownership for approximately 6 months and is going through an exciting period of improvements throughout the setting. The new Manager will play a pivotal role in the development of The Yellow Brick Road EYC and be part of our journey as we strive to provide the highest quality care and education. The provision caters for all pre-school ages, as well as offering a breakfast club and after-school care. Interested applicants must have a BA in Childhood Practice or be working towards it and preferably, a minimum of two years management experience in a similar setting. Less experienced applicants may be considered if they can demonstrate the potential to achieve the required competencies.

Applicants will have a sound knowledge of Pre Birth to Three, Curriculum for Excellence, GIRFEC and Building the Ambition. The manager will be responsible for effective daily management of the nursery and will demonstrate a strong commitment to continuous improvement. An ability to come up with innovative and creative ideas is an essential element of the position, in order to drive the growth of the business alongside the new owners. The successful applicant will possess strong communication skills and the ability to motivate and develop our enthusiastic staff team. In addition, they will be highly articulate and confident when dealing with parents, external agencies, partners and regulatory bodies such as Care Inspectorate, Education Scotland and Local Authority colleagues.

The salary and hours of the position are both negotiable and will be dependent on the knowledge, skills and abilities of the successful applicant.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • management: 2 years

Required education:

  • Bachelor's