A large nursery in Shoreham is seeking a Deputy Nursery Manager to join their team.
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent / Mon - Fri / 40 hours
Salary: £27,560 - £37,850 per annum + benefits to include high street discounts!
Location: Shoreham-By-Sea, BN43
If you hold a full and relevant Level 3 or above Early Years qualification, are passionate about inspiring and leading a team to deliver outstanding care and education to children, and want to be part of a high performing nursery management team - our Deputy Manager opportunity would be perfect for you.
**We are currently offering a Welcome bonus of £500 for this position. £250 in the 1st month and £250 on the 3rd month** (terms apply)
Lead, mentor and inspire a team to deliver exceptional care and education to all children in our care
Act as Designated Safeguarding Lead at the nursery, holding overall responsibility for the day to day running of the nursery and management of safeguarding and child protection policies - monitoring and improving practice and behaviours that underpin our high performance safety culture
In collaboration with the Nursery Manager, contribute to succession planning, identification and delivery of relevant training, and supporting professional development plans, including coaching and mentoring for all colleagues.
Develop and maintain strong partnerships with colleagues, parents and/or carers, as well as other professionals, to meet the needs of each child
Promote the nursery to both current parents, and potential customers, to support retention and ongoing occupancy growth
Ensure commercial success of the nursery by maintaining expenditure inline FTEs and budget KPIs
Engage with the Local Authority to understand the local offer, to support practice in all areas of the nursery
What we can offer you:
Our benefits include, but are not limited to;
£27,560 - £37,850 per annum (dependant on qualification/s and experience)
Career development opportunities across our network of nurseries
Amazing discounts, ranging from childcare to high-street, to utility and days out!
Quarterly Employee Appreciation Weeks - with treats for all the team
External helpline with professional counsellors - supporting your wellbeing 24 hours a day.
Access to our extensive library of training and qualifications, to support your continuous development
To apply you must have:
Full and Relevant Level 3 or above Early Years qualification
Experience within an Early Years leadership role (ideally as a Deputy Manager, Assistant Manager, Third in Charge or similar)
Experience of participating with a regulatory inspection, leading to a "Good" or "Outstanding" outcome
Confident decision maker, with previous experience providing support and leadership to others to enable staff in fulfilling their roles and responsibilities
Strong knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding, Child Protection, and the wider legislative requirements for working with children
Ability to build trust and strong working relationships with both colleagues and parents
Ability to use a variety of techniques to clearly and successfully communicate with both children and adults
Please email your CV to [email protected] If you are interested in this Full Time Deputy Manager Job in West Sussex, please apply now.