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Deputy Manager - Wednesbury

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Are you an experienced Early Years Practitioner with Managerial experience?

Do you have recent experience of working within an Early Years environment doing a similar role?

If so then Smile Education want to hear from you!

Smile Education are recruiting on behalf of a Nursery in the Sandwell area for an enthusiastic Deputy Manager to work on a full time basis starting around June 2019

The Nursery Offer full day care for children aged from birth to 5 years of age, between the hours of 7.30am ? 6.00pm. Flexibility and good time management is key to the role. You must hold a minimum of a Level 3 or equivalent in Childcare and be able to demonstrate past Management experience. You must have experience of dealing with external agencies and have a firm understanding and experience of the Early Years Foundation Stage and Welfare Requirements and how these are put into practice.

  • You will be required to assist the Manager to ensure operational policies and procedures implemented by the Nursery are adhered to, ensuring relevant legislation is met.
  • ?Respond professionally to complaints (verbal/written), recording and reporting to management and assisting positively with and actions required.
  • Ensure room ratios are in line with policy and rotas are adhered to, supervising staff breaks efficiently.
  • Ensure daily room registers and records of children in attendance are accurate.
  • Be alert to issues of safeguarding, ensuring that the welfare and safety of the children and adults is paramount, recording and reporting any concerns.
  • Implement Self-Evaluation plans, supporting room practitioners in actions.
  • Involvement in staff meetings, arranging agendas for room meetings which support continually evolving high standards of practice.
  • Liaise with the leaders to ensure confident systems are in place to guarantee the continued smooth running of the settings in the absence of the Manager.

In order to be suitable for this role, you will need to have the following:

  • A passion for working with children and recent experience of working within a similar environment
  • Confident working as a team and also on an individual basis.
  • A level 3 or higher qualification in a relevant subject such as childcare
  • Able to commit to a minimum of 3 months cover.
  • Have managerial experience (this could include room leader, senior or management roles)
  • Experience of providing personal care in an Early Years Setting
  • Live in Sandwell?or the surrounding area and confident with travel

If you do not have one of the above, please do not apply. This position is not open to any candidates who only hold a level 2 qualification. Candidates must have a level 3 qualification or above.

If you are looking for immediate work and fit the above desired criteria then please contact Nicola at Smile Education today to discuss your application!

Smile Education is committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.

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Job Details

  • Wednesbury
  • £7.50 - £10.00 ph
  • Part-time
  • Temporary or Contract
  • Immediate start
  • N/A
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Telephone Number 0121 210 5001
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