Nursery Area Manager

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£55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Caleeda Limited
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A rare and exciting opportunity to join a small, progressive and innovative organisation to support the set-up of 3 new settings and 2 existing settings.

You will oversee operations across all 5 settings within the portfolio, 2 of which are already open and the remaining 3 in development.

You will have experience and a proven track record in multi-site Nursery Management and will lead the operations, ensuring the qualitative and commercial success of each setting.

You will act as line manager to the Nursery Managers and as such previous multi-site Nursery management would be a key attribute, as would strong a financial and key performance track record.

The Area Manager would also act as the Company Representative when required for crucial external stakeholders such as OFSTED, HSE and Local Authority.

The desired candidate is a Manager that is driven, results and quality focused and above all else has an unwavering commitment to seeing the nurseries achieve the very best outcomes for each and every child and family using the service.

In return the Company offers fantastic rewards, salaries and benefits, and always aim to support colleagues to achieve genuine job satisfaction in an exciting and diverse role.

Some of your responsibilities will include:-

• To lead, inspire and manage Nursery Managers and their teams to achieve and maintain consistently high standards of care and education in all of the nursery settings.

• To effectively lead and manage Nursery Managers recruitment and retention, providing day to day guidance, training and support to Managers and all other staff.

• To ensure all policies, procedures and curriculums are implemented and adhered to at all time and engage and fully utilise internal and local authority support networks to improve quality in the settings.

• To keep abreast of current early childhood thinking/trends and lead managers in implementing change to adapt to trends as they emerge.

• To support Managers to effectively manage the budgets and occupancy levels within their settings in order to meet and exceed KPI’s.

• To ensure Nurseries communicate effectively and using the resources and tools available with parents, external agencies and internal stakeholders.

You will need to have the following qualifications, training and experience:-

• NNEB, CACHE Level 3, NVQ Level 3

• Excellent knowledge of health and safety legislation.

• Knowledge of OFSTED standards

• Excellent knowledge of the EYFS

• Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work to targets and deadlines

• Exceptional time management skills

• Excellent communication skills

• Operational people management skills

• Knowledge and understand of equal opportunities / SENCO etc.

• Previous relevant experience in senior or regional nursery management.

Excellent rates of pay, bonuses and benefits with on-going support and career development.

All applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS

We believe that we can only be as successful as our employees. That is why we invest 100% in each and every member of our team. For more information please contact us or send us your CV to be considered for the position.


Contact Details:
Caleeda Limited
Tel: 0203 179 1292
Fax: 0871 208 2252
Contact: Soobi Younis

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