28 Oct, 2020

Deputy Manager

  • N Family Club
  • London, UK
Full time Deputy Management Management

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Deputy Nursery Manager

STRATFORD, LONDON /
NURSERIES – NURSERY MANAGEMENT /
FULL TIME
At N Family Club, we’re rethinking careers in early years and challenging the way things are done in the sector. We believe that the people within our industry deserve more respect and value and that’s why we hire on values. This means that our teams are made up of like-minded people who share real passion for what we are trying to achieve. 
 
We do the most important job there is: preparing the next generation for life in the modern world, and we don’t take this lightly. We do, however, have a lot of fun doing it! Everyone is welcome at N. We are an inclusive workforce and the diversity of our team is something we’re proud of. We welcome team members from all backgrounds and have also signed the Men in the Early Years Charter, which commits to bringing more men into Early Years. We pay the top salaries in the industry and look after our people with enhanced benefits and loads of professional and personal development. We’re a growing business so we have lots of opportunities for progression. Find out more by visiting our careers page.
 
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for a qualified and experienced Deputy Manager with strong leadership skills to join our growing team. To be successful in this role, you will; Go Beyond, Be Outstandingly Outstanding and Play as a Team.
 
Day to day you will:
- Manage and coach a team of 40 to 60 Educators alongside the other Deputy and the Nursery Manager
- Deliver on the job training, guidance and support to the team
- Build and maintain excellent relationships with parents
- Be responsible for planning and logistics, running the nursery routine, managing sufficient ratios and rotas
- Risk assess the nursery through the day, every day, and actioning; maintaining and critically assessing all policies, procedures and practice to drive improvement
- Work a flexible shift pattern within nursery opening hours (7am-7pm)
 
What you will need to bring with you:
- Experience as a 3rd in charge, Deputy or Manager at an ‘Outstanding’ nursery
- Experience of large or multi site nurseries
- Relevant Early Years Qualification, Level 3 or above
- Level 3 Early Years qualification or above
- Genuine passion for education and making a difference to the lives of children
- Positive outlook (someone who always sees the glass as half full)
- Bags of drive and motivation with a ‘make it happen’ attitude
- A love for customer service (you want to make people happy)
- High energy brought to every task you take on, and a solutions driven approach to problems
 
What we can offer you:
We don’t settle for people who can just do the job, we are looking for people that go beyond that and always push us to be better than yesterday. We believe that this is what makes N Family Club a great place to be - a space where you’re never far away from the best minds to learn from. Our benefits package includes:
 
- £26-35k annual salary 
- Performance related bonus of up to £1600 per year + additional Ofsted Outstanding bonus
- Up to 32 days holiday a year (including bank holidays) to start (rises with length of service)
- Personal development fund of £250 per year
- Funding and paid time off for EYTT/ EY Degrees/Forest School/Leadership training
- Annual clothing allowance of £100 (no uniform)
- Enhanced maternity and paternity pay for new parents
- 10 days full sick pay, 2 days leave for dependents leave and 5 days compassionate leave
- Paid overtime and training including 2 inset days per year 
- Childcare discount of 10%, rising to 25% when you become a Nursery Manager
 
There's more... 
- Round the world trip and 2 weeks additional holiday for 5 years service 
- Refer a friend bonus of £500 (plus other incentives) for existing and ex employees
- Free daily lunch, smoothie and coffee 
- Amazing wellbeing benefits including Headspace membership, free counselling, 10% ClassPass membership discount, hardship fund, staff suggestion bonus 
- Promotion opportunities in a fast growing company
- Brilliant team culture, parties and celebrations
 
 
 
 
Ofsted Outstanding Provider 
Winner 2019 NMT Award - Business Development
Take a look for yourself www.nfamilyclub.com/careers
 
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Our safer recruitment procedures includes carrying out Enhanced DBS checks.

Position

Deputy Nursery Manager  

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