Job title: Nursery Manager
Location: Amersham Road, New Cross, London SE14 6QQ
Salary: £37,000 - £39,500 per annum
Details: 40 hours per week
New Cross Nursery & Pre-School is a short walk from local bus routes and transport hubs offers a fun and exciting environment for children to enjoy and learn in. The rooms are split over 2 floors and is one of our larger settings they have a spacious garden which gives the children opportunities to expand on their outdoor learning. Working at New Cross means you will have fantastic resources and a spacious environment which so you can be very creative in activities.
We are seeking an organised and talented Nursery Manager to join our dedicated and hard-working team. The successful candidate will have solid experience in running a busy nursery. Main aspects of the role include but are not limited to working closely with all staff while ensuring focus on the needs of the children as well as being accountable for nursery finances, deployment of staff, quality of the curriculum, Health and Safety, partnership with parents, community engagement and child protection.
Level 3 or above childcare qualification
Strong demonstratable experience managing a larger early years’ setting
A strong leader who role models’ good practice
Adaptable to the needs of the Nursery and organisation
Ability to flex management style to build strong nurturing relationships with the Nursery team and stakeholders.
Ability to use a coaching approach when developing staff.
The ability to build strong lasting relationships with Parents through pedagogical conversations.
Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
Strong desire to influence positive change when required through role modelling the LEYF values; Brave, Fun, Inspiring, and Nurturing
The London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required.
As well as offering high quality and affordable childcare, at LEYF we pride ourselves on being an exceptional place to pursue a career in childcare. Friendly and supportive, LEYF is a place where everyone works together to offer a first-class education for children and a welcoming environment for their families.