Deputy Manager – Fire Station Nursery & Pre-School

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  • Full Time
  • N16 7NX
  • Fire Station Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 Hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 3 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40 Hours per week
  • Salary: £27,324.60 to £28,385.40 per annum
  • Qualification: Level 3+ and above in Early Years Childcare
  • Location: 61 Leswin Road
    London
    N16 7NX
  • Bus Routes: 67, 76, 149, 243, 476

Job Description

We are recruiting a new Deputy Nursery Manager to join our fun, friendly and committed team. The nursery itself is based in the old Fire Station in Stoke Newington and caters to children aged 6 months to 5 years of age. Children in this nursery love building on their own skills and developing their confidence as they grow, particularly when it comes to exploring raw foods and creating scientific experiments.

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 Fire Station Nursery and Pre-School

  • 3 Rooms: 1 Baby Room, 1 Toddler Room, 1 Preschool
  • 45 Place nursery
  • Opening Times: 8am – 6pm
  • A outside space for all the children to enjoy, offering resources to ignite discovery.
  • A warm and friendly team that highly supports staff in a unique converted building.
  • Great transport links to mainline station and bus routes.

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Good

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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: 61 Leswin Road
London
N16 7NX

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Deputy Manager – Fire Station Nursery & Pre-School