Deputy Manager – Cumberland Road Nursery & Pre-School

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  • Full Time
  • E13 8NH
  • Cumberland Road Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 hours a week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40 hours a week
  • Salary: £27,000-£28,000
  • Qualification: Level 3+ and above in Early Years Childcare
  • Location: 2-4 Cumberland Road
    London
    E13 8NH
  • Bus Routes: Plaistow Police Station (Stop BK)/Balaam Street (Stop BC)/Plaistow Police Station (Stop BB)
  • Stations: Canning Town Underground, West Ham DLR Station/Star Lane DLR Station

Job Description

Our Cumberland Road Nursery cares for children from birth to 5 years old. One of our newest additions to the LEYF family, Cumberland Road is situated in Newham with great transport links! We are looking for a Deputy Manager to join their tight-knit team!

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, 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 Cumberland Road Nursery and Pre-School

• The Nursery consists of a aby room, a toddler and a preschool room all leading to a beautiful garden area
• Total capacity of Nursery: 95
• Opening times: 8am – 6pm
• The nursery benefits from a bright and spacious space

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Awaiting Report

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Staff Benefits

We know it's our team that makes LEYF great. When you join us as a permanent member of staff, you will enjoy many benefits:

• Pay competitive with the sector
• 50% discount on nursery fees (pro-rata)
• 7% pension contribution
• A minimum of 23 days’ annual leave per year (up to 36 days) including 8 Bank Holidays, plus 3 days over Christmas
• Sick pay entitlement (after 6 months’ service)

• Paid overtime
• Refer a friend bonus (up to £550)
• Maternity, paternity & shared parental leave entitlement (after 2 years’ service)
• Up to 5 days' special leave entitlement
• Access to LEYF’s training academy and MY LEYF online learning platform - 8 days’ paid training per year
• 10% GLL gym discount
• Tea and coffee
• MY LEYF modules on meditation, mindfulness and mental wellbeing
• Employee Assistance Programme; support and counselling and advice on financial and legal issues
• Eligibility for a hardship fund grant 

• Season pass loan

• Cycle to work scheme
• Discounts on shopping with Employee Purchase Programme
• Invitations to LEYF social events - Summer Conference, BBQ, Christmas Party, Awards.

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.

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Location

Address: 2-4 Cumberland Road
London
E13 8NH

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