Responsible to: Senior Support Team and Operations Manager
Contracted Hours: 40
Job Purpose and Main Responsibilities:
Promote high standards of quality within the nursery in respect of the environment, resources and experiences offered to children, to ensure all children attending nursery receive rich and stimulating experiences appropriate to their age, stage of development, and individual needs.
Responsibility to ensure that the nursery complies with all company policies and procedures, relevant legislation, local authority, and OFSTED requirements.
Ensure that practice and provision in the nursery meets the requirements of the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage.
Responsible for the effective daily management of the nursery.
Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understands and, when necessary, follow Safeguarding Procedures.
Promote and facilitate partnerships with parents/carers and other family members to ensure high levels of involvement and customer satisfaction.
Have a full understanding of the Ofsted inspection process and the standards required to ensure the nursery receives a good or outstanding Ofsted judgment.
Support the development of good practice with regards to special needs and inclusion.
Create and maintain a culture of self-evaluation and reflective practice throughout the nursery.
Responsibility for running the setting as a viable business with expected levels of income, occupancy, budgetary control and that bad debt is minimal and managed correctly.
Ensure that all agreed quality and safety standards are maintained in the nursery at all times.
Ensure that all paperwork is completed on time, accurately, and kept up to date to ensure the smooth running of the setting.
Responsible for keeping own knowledge and skills up to date, including Company policies and procedures, Ofsted requirements and all relevant legislation.
To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons they are responsible for or come into contact with.
Alpha Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the company expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be offered subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS and children's barred list check