Deputy Manager – Conservatoire Nursery & Pre-School

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  • Full Time
  • SE3 9RQ
  • Conservatoire Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 Hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 1 week ago
  • Hours: 40 Hours per week
  • Salary: £27,000 - £29,000 per annum
  • Qualification: Level 3+ and above in Early Years Childcare
  • Location: 21 Lee Road
    London
    SE3 9RQ

Job Description

Our stunning Conservatoire Nursery is set in a Victorian building in the heart of the thriving Blackheath Village and is just a stone’s throw away from the mainline train station as well as local bus routes.

The nursery cares for children aged from 3 months to 5 years of age and benefits from having a wonderful garden where the children can explore their outdoor environments which encourages them to grow into confident and brave individuals.

As a LEYF Deputy your role will be mostly room-based however there will be times when you are required to support the Nursery Manager with the back-office functions, this can include but is not limited to interviewing potential new recruits, handling parent queries, and organising staff rotas.  Other key elements of this role will include building key relationships with your team, the children, and their parents as well as the day to day running and decision making of the Nursery.

Job Requirements

  • Full and relevant childcare qualification at level 3 or above.
  • Strong knowledge of child protection and safeguarding and the ability to take the lead in vulnerable situations when required.
  • Senior team leadership experience working in an early year’s setting.
  • To be a confident leader, articulating your ideas and using planning and preparation to ensure their success.
  • To distribute staff and resources effectively, maintaining ratios whilst supporting other rooms.
  • To champion LEYF’s values and advocate our mission to save the world one child at a time.
  • To continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspiring others.
  • Have a passion for making a difference in their communities.
  • A child centred approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate.

Working at Conservatoire Nursery and Pre-School

• 1 Baby Room, 1 Toddler Room, 1 Preschool Room
• 49 Place nursery
• Opening Times: 8am – 6pm
• A beautiful garden shared amongst all rooms offering fantastic space for the children to grow and explore!
• Established and balanced staff team who have the children at the heart of all that they do and are supportive of each other.
• Great transport links to mainline station and bus routes.

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Outstanding

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Staff Benefits

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:

• 50% off of childcare
• Refer a friend bonus
• Up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days over the Christmas period
• Full access to LEYF Academy – minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.
• 10% GLL Gym discount
• 7% employer contribution towards pension
• Salary increase after probation
• Overtime pay
• Interest-free season ticket loan
• Free life assurance
• Employee Assistance Programme

Career Progression

At LEYF we aim to promote 50% of our leaders from within and nurture our staff to help them progress in their careers.

Each person who joins the LEYF family will work with their Manager to create a development plan. If you aspire to become a manager or you want to be the best you can be in your role, LEYF, using our coaching and mentoring approach, coupled with our famous LEYF Academy courses, will support your journey.

Location

Address: 21 Lee Road
London
SE3 9RQ

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