Early Birds Nursery has an exciting opportunity within the leadership team. We are looking for a Deputy Nursery Manager to be part of this dynamic, outstanding provision.
Early Birds Nursery is part of North Somerset Council Nursery and Children Centre provision. The nursery offers a high-quality learning and development environment for children aged 0 to 4 years. The nursery is open from 8am to 6pm and the nursery manager will be working across 4 or 5 days including some 8.am and 6 pm finishes (occasionally later for meetings).
The nursery consists of light and spacious playrooms and outside areas which offer a holistic, open ended learning environment. We also have highly skilled and trained Early Years Practitioners who provide a warm, loving and nurturing environment.
The ideal applicant will have a qualification in Early Years and Child Development to at least Level 6 or above. Practical experience of working within Early Years and a thorough understanding of the principles of the Early Years services available, legal responsibilities, work practices and processes will be required. Experience in leadership and management within the Early Years will also be an advantageous. (Please see the Job Description for full details of the post requirements.)
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
For an informal discussion, please contact Tracey Lewis on 01934 427286 or 07769163934.
Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 21 November 2018
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.