Here at Busy Bees in Harrogate Cornwall we are looking for a Nursery Room Manager to join our team.
As a Room Manager, you will be working full time (40 hours per week) whilst role modelling your knowledge and best practice to colleagues and ensuring our children have the best start in life.
Childcare provision with substantial childcare discounts.
Excellent in-house training, opportunity to gain further qualifications, virtual learning and career progression opportunities.
Exclusive access to UP; Busy Bees unique early years learning programme.
Retail Discounts Scheme via an online benefits portal.Our Nursery:
a spacious nursery situated in a large, semi-detached house in extensive grounds with stunning countryside vistas
Harrogate Railway Station is just one mile and a short 6-minute drive away. We are also well placed for local bus services and a 5-minute drive from all major arterial roads in and out of Harrogate.
Lovely outdoor areaEssential Qualifications & Experience:
NNEB or BTEC Nat Dip or CACHE Dip in Childcare or NVQ level 3 or SVQ (or other recognised childcare level 3 qualification as per government guidelines).
2 years previous experience working and caring for children under 5, ideally within an early years setting.
Passion to deliver high quality childcare and exciting learning opportunities.Key Responsibilities & Duties:
As a Room Manager you have overall responsibility for your room and staff within it, ensuring they are performing to the highest standard.
As a keyworker, you will ensure every individual child’s needs are met, including supporting parents with any SEND/ASL needs.
Prioritise the safeguarding of children.
Speak up against practices that don’t support safeguarding or our core values.
Attend parents evening, recruitment/open day events and relevant training sessions.
Organise and attend training and room meetings to ensure you and your team are always up to date with curriculums/programme requirements within the nursery.
Build close relationships with parents and carers and report daily on their child’s time at Nursery.
Take ownership of the observation, assessments and planning for your key children in line with EYFS and provide developmentally challenging next steps.
Remain up to date with our childcare policies and procedures.
Be a key player to ensure the nursery receives excellent outcomes in internal audits and those of external authorities such as Ofsted, CI and CIW.
Maintain staff to child ratios.
Ensure we encourage and praise children’s development and achievements.
We reserve the right to close a job prior to the initial closing date. All positions are subject to an enhanced DBS check or equivalent