Nursery Manager – New Cross Nursery & Pre-School

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  • Full Time
  • SE14 6QQ
  • New Cross Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 Hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 1 month ago
  • Hours: 40 Hours per week
  • Salary: £38,400 - £41,600 per annum
  • Qualification: Level 3+ and above in Early Years Childcare
  • Location: 75 Amersham Road
    London
    SE14 6QQ
  • Bus Routes: 21, 136, 321, 436
  • Stations: New Cross, New Cross Gate

Job Description

We are seeking an organised and talented Nursery Manager to join our dedicated and hard-working team. The successful candidate will have solid experience in running a busy nursery. Main aspects of the role include but are not limited to working closely with all staff while ensuring focus on the needs of the children as well as being accountable for nursery finances, deployment of staff, quality of the curriculum, Health and Safety, partnership with parents, community engagement and child protection.

 

New Cross Nursery & Pre-School is a short walk from local bus routes and transport hubs offers a fun and exciting environment for children to enjoy and learn in. The rooms are split over 2 floors and is one of our larger settings they have a spacious garden which gives the children opportunities to expand on their outdoor learning. Working at New Cross means you will have fantastic resources and a spacious environment which so you can be very creative in activities.

Job Requirements

  • Level 3 or above childcare qualification
  • Strong demonstratable experience managing a larger 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 the LEYF values; Brave, Fun, Inspiring, and Nurturing

Working at New Cross Nursery and Pre-School

• The Nursery consists of baby room, toddler room and pre-school room
• Total capacity of Nursery: 69
• Opening times: 8am – 6.30pm
• Spacious rooms and large outdoor garden

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Good

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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: 75 Amersham Road
London
SE14 6QQ

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