Nursery Manager – Bird in Bush

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  • Full Time
  • SE15 1JB
  • Bird in Bush Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 hours a week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 3 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40 hours a week
  • Salary: £37,400- £38,000
  • Qualification: Level 3 or above in Childcare Qualification or Equivalent
  • Location: 616 Old Kent Road
    London
    SE15 1JB
  • Bus Routes: 21, 53, 172, 453, N21
  • Stations: South Bermondsey (National Rail), Queens Road Peckham

Job Description

 

We are offering a fantastic opportunity to manage our wonderful Bird in Bush Nursery.  We are seeking a  talented Nursery Manager with strong experience in running a busy nursery. The successful candidate will have experience working side by side with the Ofsted framework, creating excellent parent partnerships, whilst managing and mentoring early-year professionals in the team.

Our Bird in Bush Nursery located in Southwark has fantastic transport links to Central London and the surrounding areas, there is also free parking nearby. The nursery itself is a multi-cultured, friendly setting and has a large garden that is used every day to extend children’s experiences and knowledge in outdoor learning.

Job Requirements

  • Level 3 or above child care qualification
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience managing an early years’ setting.
  • A strong leader who role models’ good practice
  • Adaptable to the needs of the Nursery and organisation
  • Ability to flex management style to build strong nurturing relationships with the Nursery team and stakeholders.
  • Ability to use a coaching approach when developing staff.
  • The ability to build strong lasting relationships with Parents through pedagogical conversations.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Strong desire to influence positive change when required through role modelling good practice

Working at Bird in Bush Nursery and Pre-School

  • 1 Baby Room, 1 Toddler Room, 1 Preschool
  • 55 place Nursery
  • Opening Times: 7.30am-6.30pm
  • Over 2s garden comprises of a tool station, planting area, mud kitchen and enclosed climbing frame, tunnel, balancing beams.
  • The Old Kent Road will be under regeneration in the next few years to develop the Baker Loo line the station will be a stone’s throw from the nursery.

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:
• Make a difference to the children who need it the most
• Pay and conditions above national average within the early years sector
• 50% off of childcare
• £750 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
• Guaranteed salary increases after probation
• Overtime pay
• Annual travel loan
• Free life assurance
• Access to our work life support services
• Flexible working
• Access to LEYF social events; New Year’s Awards ceremony, Annual Conference and Summer BBQ

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: 616 Old Kent Road
London
SE15 1JB

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