Senior Nursery Manager

Job description:

SENIOR NURSERY MANAGER

Location: Owelets Day Nursery, Exeter

Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum

Contracted Hours: 40 hours per week 

ABOUT THE ROLE

Our Senior Nursery Manager’s help to create a safe, educational and fun environment for the children in our care. Helping to supervise children and ensuring their safety, organizing and taking part in activities, such as games, crafts, and educational tasks. The list is endless, but you’ll understand that some days might be challenging, but you’ll also laugh, have fun and make lasting memories with our children at one of the most important development stages of their life!

In joining us, you’ll also become part of our extended family. You’ll work alongside other team members who are passionate about providing care, warmth and kindness to all those who work in our Nurseries.

Owlets is a purpose built nursery that is Ofsted registered for up to 104 children, from 3 months to five years. The Nursery is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm for 50 weeks of the year (closed for 2 weeks over the Christmas period).

The Nursery received a ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted in their first inspection in December 2021.

Owlets Nursery is part of the Exeter College Group and is a partnership with the University of Exeter.

AND IN RETURN

At Tops day Nurseries we see working in the childcare industry is a very rewarding career choice. Not only do you get to play an important part in the life of the children, but you also watch them grow and develop whilst learning new things yourself each day.

Tops Day Nurseries believe in an environmentally sustainable and socially responsible world for all. We aim to achieve this through educating the children of today, so that they, in turn, can influence the way future generations live.

We’re also an Employee-Owned Company and have adopted the Employee-Owned Trust (EOT) meaning each and every one of our colleagues/partners are co-owners of our company.  This means that as the company grows and succeeds, so do you. Our collective efforts will directly contribute to the success and sustainability of our business, with the opportunity for all partners to receive an annual bonus from our profit shares.

Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team:

  • Relocation packages available
  • 29 days holiday 
  • Up to 60% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • Access to our reward and recognition platform, Each Person, including exclusive deals and discounts, up to 40% off cinema, Diesel Savings Card and cashback on your favourite supermarkets and high street retailers
  • Pay Day Sub
  • NHS Prescription Charges
  • Optical Care
  • Dental Treatment
  • Companywide profit bonus scheme, annually rewarded each May.
  • Uniform Provided
  • A flexible option to work 4 days week
  • Fantastic career development

 

ABOUT YOU

A minimum of a Level 3 Early Years Qualification is required.

Some of the primary skills we are looking for will be someone will include;

  • Demonstrate a solid background in effectively managing nursery settings.
  • Excellent communication skills, to engage with the children and converse with other staff members and parents
  • Creative skills and imagination to provide educational activities to children that can ensure the child is happy and learning in a rewarding environment
  • Positive outlook, to keep children happy and build an environment where children feel secure and rewarded.
  • Conduct interviews for potential applicants whom been put forward by the recruitment department
  • Developing and maintaining the nursery budget
  • Arranging marketing materials
  • Monitoring the condition of the facility and equipment and organising maintenance, repairs and new items as required
  • Updating parents and Carers about their child’s progress and behaviour
  • Answering enquiries about enrolment, payments and practices
  • Developing and implementing an age-appropriate program of annual events and activities
  • Preparing the nursery for Ofsted inspections and following inspector recommendations

If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care and engagement for our children as a Senior Nursery Manager within one of our Nurseries, then you could be the next to join us. So apply today and get your career started with us!

All candidates will be required to have an enhanced DBS which is on the update service. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks. This role involves regulated activity with children. You should not apply if you are on the Childrens’ Barred List.

 

Benefits

 

  • A flexible option to work 4 days week
  • Access to our reward and recognition platform, Each Person, including exclusive deals and discounts, up to 40% off cinema, Diesel Savings Card and cashback on your favourite supermarkets and high street retailers
  • Relocation Packages
  • Up to 60% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • 29 days annual holiday entitlement (pro rata)
  • Company pension
  • Staff welfare scheme

Rate

Up to £37,000 per annum

Location

Exeter
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Job type

  • Full Time
  • Permanent

Hours

40

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Location

Exeter
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Job type

  • Full Time
  • Permanent

Hours

40

Rate

Up to £37,000 per annum

Download our CV template

Download CV Template (.doc, 33.00 KB)

Benefits

 

  • A flexible option to work 4 days week
  • Access to our reward and recognition platform, Each Person, including exclusive deals and discounts, up to 40% off cinema, Diesel Savings Card and cashback on your favourite supermarkets and high street retailers
  • Relocation Packages
  • Up to 60% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • 29 days annual holiday entitlement (pro rata)
  • Company pension
  • Staff welfare scheme

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