Nursery Deputy Manager - First Steps Nursery
Starting: 4th January 2021
An exciting opportunity has arisen at First Steps Nursery & Pre-school in Smethwick.
Based at Shireland Collegiate Academy, First Steps Nursery & Pre-school is currently a 40 place nursery, with the expectation of offering wrap-around care and holiday clubs from September ‘19.
The successful candidate must hold a full and relevant level 3 or above qualification and have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a leadership or managerial role. A qualification in Team Leading or Leadership & Management will be beneficial. You will be expected to have an in-depth knowledge of the EYFS as well as understanding the importance of tracking children’s development- ensuring data tracking is completed on a regular basis, using a range of electronic systems.
You will receive regular training whilst in post, including Safeguarding, First Aid & Food Hygiene, as well as on-going development training via training days and online training courses. You will be expected to attend regular staff meetings, where both the successful candidate and the nursery manager will provide in-house training for staff to continue to improve staff knowledge and professional development.
First Steps Nursery & Pre-school is an established early years setting, operating since 2004. We are always striving for success and regularly make changes to our provision and the services we offer to meet the needs of the local community and beyond. The successful candidate should be able to bring new ideas in order for First Steps to develop further, liaising with Academy staff to ensure the highest standard of care, education and professionalism is provided at all times.
The next academic year and beyond will be a busy time for the nursery and the successful candidate must have the ability to work well as part of a team, whilst having the skills to lead alongside the nursery manager and in her absence.
The successful candidate must have excellent inter-personal skills, the ability to resolve issues promptly and excellent time management. The role will be a mix of room based and office based responsibilities, overseeing the delivery of the EYFS and maintaining high standards of play based, independent learning.
If you would like to apply for this role, application forms are available from the Trust Website https://www.shirelandcat.org.uk/the-academy/working-for-us or contact the Nursery on 0121 565 8927.
Applications should be returned to the Nursery Manager, Nicola Pettifer at Nicola.Pettifer@collegiateacademy.org.uk
First Steps Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Closing date for this post will be: Monday 23rd November 2020.
Interviews will be held on week commencing 30th November 2020.
30 hours per week, term time plus 2 weeks
Grade D/E SCP 9-25 £20,903 - £29,577 per annum
First Steps Nursery (based at Shireland Collegiate Academy), Waterloo Road, Smethwick, B66 4ND
Monday 23rd November 2020Supporting documents