Deputy Manager - Childcare at Blossomfield

Blossomfield Infant and Nursery School
Band C £20,092 - £23,080 per annum depending on experience
21 May 2021
22 Jun 2021
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£20092.00 - £23080.00 p.a. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.

37.0 Hours per Week

Blossomfield Childcare Deputy Manager
Required for September 2021
Contract: Full Time - Permanent

Hours: 37 per week 52 weeks per year between 7:30 am and 6 pm – split shift work required

Salary: Band C £20,092 to £23,080 depending on experience

Blossomfield is a three form entry School with an attached Nursery. An exciting new opportunity has arisen as we look to recruit a forward thinking, enthusiastic Childcare and Extended Services 
Deputy Manager to support the Manager in organising our childcare provision for infant aged children. The Childcare Unit is open Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm.

The right person for the job will need to:

Have a Level 3 Qualification.  Early Educators Qualification, Children and Young People's Workforce or equivalent childcare qualification.  A sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Requirements and Curriculum is essential. There is a requirement of a minimum of 2 years post qualifications experience in an early years setting.

Be able to demonstrate experience in a similar role and provide evidence of knowledge and understanding of child protection and leading a high quality educational provision.  Excellent IT and people skills are essential. We are looking for a motivated and strong leader who is able to work as an effective member of a team, deputising for the Childcare Manager in their absence.  
A willingness to embrace and perpetuate the warm and friendly ethos of our school.

Please review the Person Specification carefully as only applicants who meet the Essential Criteria including an appropriate childcare qualification NVQ3 or equivalent will be considered.

Further information and an application form can be found attached below.  

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required of the successful applicant and any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references.


Applications require three documents: 

1. Application Form 
2. Recruitment Monitoring Form 
3. Reference Contact Details 

Applications should be submitted by post or email to: 

Mrs Pam Atkinson 
School Business Manager 
Blossomfield Infant School 
Eastcote Close 
B90 3QX 

Telephone: 0121 744 5522 


Please note we do not accept CVs. 


Closing date: Monday 21st June 2021 at 12 noon

Interviews: Monday 28th June 2021

If we have not contacted you by Thursday 24th June your application was unsuccessful.



This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Supporting documents
Application Form
References Contact Details
Recruitment Monitoring Form
Job Description
Person Specification

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