Recruiting for a deputy manager

Deputy Manager

Banana Moon Day Nursery has recently opened in Southwark (SE1) and is looking for an enthusiastic, self motivated Deputy Nursery Manager.

You will be supporting the Nursery Manager in the day to day running of the 59 place children’s day nursery. The nursery will be offering full day care for children aged from birth to 5 years of age, between the hours of 7.30am – 6.30pm. Flexibilty and good time management is key to this role.

As Deputy you will be in charge of the nursery in the Nursery Manager’s absence, spend time working hands on with the children as and when required and will also have time within the Nursery Office to ensure the operation of the nursery is to a high standard.

You must hold a minimum of a Level 3 in Childcare and have at least 1 years experience in a leadership role. You must have experience with dealing with staffing / performance issues, vetting and recruitment, health and safety, Ofsted and other external agencies.

You must be able to work on your own initiative and have a professional yet approachable leadership style.

You will need to have a firm understanding and experience of the Early Years Foundation Stage and Welfare Requirements and how these are put into practice.

Salary will be dependent on experience.

You will be required to have an enhanced DBS.