Nursery Deputy Manager – Barking Riverside Nursery & Pre-School

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  • Full Time
  • IG11 0FU
  • Barking Riverside Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 1 month ago
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,800 - £30,100
  • Qualification: Level 3 in Early Years, Childcare or Equivalent
  • Location: Riverside Campus
    Renwick Road
    Barking
    IG11 0FU
    Opposite EL1 Riverside Campus Bus stop

Job Description

Our spacious Barking Riverside Nursery & Pre-School are currently looking for a confident Deputy Manager to join the growing team and support the current manager. In this role, you will be leading your own room all while developing your team, building key relationships with colleagues, children, and their families.

Other aspects of the role are to support the Nursery Manager with the back-office functions, this can include but is not limited to interviewing new staff, handling parent queries, nursery show arounds, and organising staff rotas.

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 Barking Riverside Nursery and Pre-School

  • Brand new nursery with an exceptional environment
  • Strong experienced manager
  • A chance to grow with a new team

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: Riverside Campus
Renwick Road
Barking
IG11 0FU
Opposite EL1 Riverside Campus Bus stop

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