Early Years Deputy Manager

£23,000 yearly
  • Caterpillar Careers, Early Years Recruitment
  • Huyton, UK
  • 09 Jan, 2024
Full time Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager

Job Description

We have a wonderful opportunity to join a well-established nursery setting in Huyton as Deputy Manager. We are looking for someone to become an integral part of this well-established nursery setting from day one. If you're a dedicated childcare professional with a blend of room-based and office-based experience, especially in SENCO and safeguarding, we want to hear from you!

What sets this nursery apart?

This wonderful setting prides itself on being a small setting with a big heart. Offering a natural approach to childcare, and providing a cozy homely atmosphere for both staff and the little ones being cared for. With a wonderful outdoor program, fresh food prepared on-site, and highly qualified staff join a team looking to go above and beyond to create a nurturing environment where children can thrive.

About the role

  • Assist in the effective management of the staff team and identify opportunities for improvements in staff knowledge and skills
  • Contribute to the review and development of action plans to enhance and drive the setting forward
  • Strive for continuous improvement in the children's environment and the standards of teaching and learning
  • Ensure the implementation and adherence to all Health and Safety policies
  • Promote and maintain high standards of quality within the nursery
  • Oversee the environment, resources, and experiences offered to children
  • Ensure that children attending the nursery receive rich and stimulating experiences tailored to their age and developmental stage
  • Align practice and provisions with the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Implement and reinforce safeguarding procedures to ensure the safety of all children and provide guidance to staff on safeguarding practices
  • Facilitate open communication and collaboration between the nursery and families

The need-to-know

  • Pay starting at £23,000
  • Full-time, 40 hours a week
  • Childcare discount scheme
  • Free DBS
  • On site parking
  • Minimum Level 3 in Early Years Childcare or equivalent (essential)
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS (essential)
  • Excellent knowledge of OFSTED requirements and expectations (essential)

Conveniently located near main motorway links, this nursery is easily accessible by car and public transport. Situated on a main road with excellent bus links and just a 15-minute walk from the train station, commuting here is a breeze.

If you are ready to be a part of a team that values creativity, compassion, and commitment to early childhood education, we invite you to apply for the Deputy Manager position. Be part of a team that creates a nurturing environment where children flourish and memories are made!

How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV and a cover letter to opportunities@caterpillar-careers.co.uk or call 0330 118 0002 for an informal chat.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our roles.

Nursery Name

Caterpillar Careers Recruitment