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Childcare Manager | Full Time | £11.25 per hour 

Ripley Nursery School Childcare are looking to appoint a hardworking, enthusiastic, ambitious and experienced Childcare Manager on a full-time basis to work alongside a team of dedicated staff within their Childcare facility. Children are aged 3 months to 3 years, you must have experience and knowledge of child development within this age range.

 

  • Do you have a relevant and recognised Level 3 qualification or higher?
  • Do you have current or recent experience of working with 0-3 years in a senior or management role?
  • Are you enthusiastic and passionate, able to use your initiative and have the ability to drive improvements within Early Years?
  • Are you a positive team player?
  • Are you knowledgeable in the following areas: EYFS, planning and assessment, purposeful observations?
  • Do you understand how to implement ‘Planning in the Moment’ and the importance of continuous and enhanced provision?
  • Are you passionate about the importance of outdoor play?
  • Do you have experience of supporting children with additional needs?
  • Do you have experience in managing a team and supporting individual’s professional development through appropriate supervision and appraisals?
  • Can you work under pressure and remain calm?
  • Are you knowledgeable of the Early Years Statutory Framework expectations and how to deliver these efficiently in an early years setting?
  • Do you have strong knowledge and experience of safeguarding?

 

If you can answer Yes to all or most of these attributes we would be interested in hearing from you.

 

The Post

The Childcare Manager will carry out a supportive role within the nursery team working within our Childcare facility, at all times carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the post in compliance with the Authorities Equal Opportunity Policy.

Hours equate to 37.5 hours over the week, Monday to Friday with 3 full weeks off within the year over Easter, August and Christmas.
Hours worked will entail supporting wraparound care of the Breakfast and After-school club within Childcare which covers a 7.30am start and 6:00pm finish time and the holiday club during all school holidays.

 

Essential requirements of the post – one of the following qualifications; NNEB DIPLOMA, BTEC Diploma in Childhood Studies, NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education or higher.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Please see the job description and person specification attached.
  • Please read through the following and apply via submitting your CV and covering letter.

 

 

To arrange a visit, request an application pack or if you have any further questions, please email Stacey.bradshaw@ripley-nur.derbyshire.sch.uk

 

Job Type: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week over 4 days.

Salary: £11.25 /hour

Job Location:

  • Ripley DE5

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

Required experience:

  • Early Years Foundation Stage, Assessments, Observations, Planning, Senior or Management: 2 years

Required licence or certification:

  • DBS (will need to re- apply unless registered on the update service) and Relevant Childcare Certificates/Training

 

 

Job Description and Person Specification | Childcare Manager

Senior Early Years Practitioner | Full Time | £9.50 per hour 

Ripley Nursery School Childcare are looking to appoint a hardworking, enthusiastic, ambitious and experienced Senior Early Years Practitioner on a full-time basis to work alongside a team of dedicated staff within their Childcare facility. Children are aged 3 months to 3 years, you must have experience and knowledge of child development within this age range.

 

 

Essential requirements for the post

  • Have a five year minimum post qualification in either: NNEB DIPLOMA, BTEC Diploma in Childhood Studies, NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education.
  • Be an experienced team worker and senior leader.
  • Knowledge and expertise in the EYFS.
  • Knowledge and expertise in working with the under 3 years.
  • Have good literacy skills and be a good communicator.
  • Have good liaison with parents and other professionals.
  • Have good safeguarding knowledge and practice and take on a senior role.
  • Be forward thinking, motivational and an enthusiastic role model for other staff.
  • To develop a parents in partnership strategy for our childcare facility

 

Desirable requirements of the post

  • Have experience with all ages from 3 months – 4 years.
  • Have strong knowledge of the EYFS statutory requirements and framework.

 

RELATIONSHIPS

The Senior Early Years Practitioner will carry out a lead role within the team working with and supporting the other Early Years Practice within our childcare facility under the supervision of the Headteacher and Childcare Manager. At all times carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the post in compliance with the Authorities Equal Opportunity Policy.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To work under the guidance and supervision of the Head teacher and Childcare Manager.
  • Working and liaising closely with the other senior early years practitioners and the childcare manager.
  • Leading and working closely in partnership with the early years practitioners in the team, being an excellent role model.
  • To play a part in the training of childcare students and students from the local community.
  • To show excellent use of own initiative.
  • Having responsibility for the daily registration of children and lunches.
  • Keeping close checks on adult-child ratios.
  • To co-ordinate and lead planning meetings.
  • Using your knowledge of the EYFS and being actively involved in the planning, preparation and evaluation of the curriculum. To supervise the activities in progress helping the children to develop to their full potential.
  • To help provide a variety of curriculum activities, which create a stimulating atmosphere where the children are able to explore, experiment and make discoveries during their play within a safe setting.
  • To work with the staff in the observation and recording of the development of children’s individual progress.
  • To welcome and encourage parents involvement in their child’s development and promote close links between home and school.
  • To be actively involved in all parents evenings.
  • To be aware of and familiar with the school and Authority policies regarding curriculum, pupils and staff. In particular the nursery nurse should be informed about Child Protection Procedures, Discipline Guidelines and Special Needs Policies as well as Aids Awareness, Accident Procedures and Health and Safety issues. Copies of all necessary documents are provided for staff.
  • To further own interest and development with new ideas by attending courses and joining in-service training which may take place in your own time.
  • To work closely with the other members of the team in the general care and maintenance of the nursery building and equipment and play an active role in ensuring staff are responsible for the upkeep of named areas of responsibility.
  • To be involved in any other duties, which may, from time to time, reasonably be required within the general level of responsibility of the post.

 

 

 

To arrange a visit, request an application pack or if you have any further questions, please email Stacey.bradshaw@ripley-nur.derbyshire.sch.uk

 

Job Type: Full-time, 36 hours per week over 4 days.

Salary: £9.50 /hour

Job Location:

  • Ripley DE5

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

Required experience:

  • Early Years Foundation Stage, Assessments, Observations and Planning:  2 years

Required licence or certification:

  • DBS (will need to re- apply unless registered on the update service) and Relevant Childcare Certificates/Training

 

Training opportunities

If you are a sixth-form, college or university student, studying towards childcare and education qualifications, and are interested in Ripley Nursery School Childcare as your placement setting, please contact Stacey Bradshaw, Childcare Manager on 01773 745014 ext. 2 or alternatively, email stacey.bradshaw@ripley-nur.derbyshire.sch.uk.

 

 

 

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