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Nursery Manager
Little Giggles Ashton

Starting salary from £30,000 – £32,000 per annum

Job Summary

Would you like to be part of a large and EXCITING Nursery?

We have a fantastic opportunity available! You do not want to miss out!

Nursery Manager required for soon to be very busy children’s nursery based in Ashton-Under-Lyne, managing a friendly nursery team for a Private Day Nursery.

We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic and experienced Nursery Manager for our Outstanding setting for 45 hours per week.

Entry requirements:

  • A full and relevant Level 3 qualification in childcare and 3 years’ work experience with early years children within a management role. Supervisory experience is essential
  • Desirable early years professional status (EYPS) or its replacement, early years teacher status (EYTS)
  • Full and clear background check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Skills required:

  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to motivate and support staff
  • Financial management skills
  • Marketing skills
  • Understanding of Social Media Platforms e.g Facebook
  • Experience and enthusiasm within Childcare
  • Fun, bubbly and motivated personality

Job information:

Provide day care for babies and young children from birth to 5 years, in addition to running a Breakfast/Afterschool and Holiday Club and managing tour visits. Ensuring staff are up to date with training and conscious control of staff behaviour, observations and all paperwork.

  • Create a safe and stimulating environment to promote learning
  • Update parents and carers on children’s progress
  • Work with colleagues to meet children’s needs
  • Check equipment is in good condition e.g regular Risk Assessment and Health and Safety Checks.

Business responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting staff
  • Supporting and developing the nursery team
  • Managing a budget
  • Arranging marketing materials
  • Maintaining records and creating management reports
  • Complying with environmental, health and safety and fire regulations
  • Keeping up to date with developments in early years care
  • Building relationships with relevant agencies, schools and childcare professionals
  • Attending training sessions both in and out of work time
  • Work with the nursery owner/area manager to ensure the nursery meets OFSTED and early years foundation stage standards.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Level 3 in Childcare as a minimum
  • Two years managerial experience as a minimum
  • Must have previous experience within the same role

Benefits:

  • Fantastic Pension
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Childcare discount up to 50%
  • Annual glitzy awards nights
  • Performance pay rises
  • Giggles Group specific for conversations regarding work related matters and focus on positive goals achieved
  • Bonus Schemes

Have You Got What It Takes
To Be a Little Giggler?

If you think you have what it takes to join the Little Giggles team then please send us your CV!