Nursery leadership roles

Nursery Manager

Nursery Managers focus on the needs of the children while being accountable for nursery finances, deployment of resources, quality of the curriculum, Health & Safety, partnership with parents, community engagement and child protection.

Deputy Nursery Manager

Deputy Nursery Managers are an essential part of our team and whilst maintaining a hands-on role, support the Manager in the smooth running of the nursery.

Room Leader

Room Leaders lead a team of Early Years professionals to create and plan daily routines and activities to engage and stimulate our children.

Nursery Manager

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Our Nursery Managers work with the nursery leadership team to lead the nursery and ensure a focus on the needs of the children.

As a LEYF Nursery Manager, you are accountable for nursery finances, deployment of resources (human and otherwise), quality of the curriculum, health and safety, partnership with parents, community engagement and child protection.

LEYF follows a set of teachings that is reflective of our social enterprise approach. Each of the seven elements is designed to strengthen children’s social and cultural capital through language, social opportunities, cultural experiences and friendships.

 

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Deputy Nursery Manager

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Our Deputy Nursery Managers are an essential part of our team and, while maintaining a hands-on role, support the manager in the smooth running of the nursery.

LEYF follows a set of teachings that is reflective of our social enterprise approach. Each of the seven elements is designed to strengthen children’s social and cultural capital through language, social opportunities, cultural experiences and friendships.

As a LEYF Deputy Nursery Manager, you will manage and develop the nursery team while undertaking administrative and IT duties including a collection of fees, nursery database, purchasing and receipts.

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Room Leader

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Our Room Leaders lead a team of Early Years professionals to create and plan daily routines and activities to engage and stimulate our children. They confidently manage the day-to-day running of the room, while encouraging their team, motivating learning and positively managing every child’s well-being.

As a LEYF Room Leader, you will work closely with the management team to ensure that best practice is maintained and delivered throughout the nursery, ensuring we provide the best experience for our children and their families.

Room Leaders have relevant qualifications at Level 3 or above, combined with leadership and team management skills, knowledge of legislation relating to Early Years and the ability to build strong and supportive relationships within a team.

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