Nursery Assistant Deputy Manager

Banana Moon St Albans is a thriving nursery looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and motivational Assistant Nursery Deputy Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to help lead a happy nursery where we focus on encouraging children to be children, learning through fun and engaging play. You will be working with a dedicated team in a caring, family friendly, characterful and stimulating environment which is inviting to children, parents and staff.

As an early years professional you will benefit from Banana Moon brand management training and a programme of continuous professional development supported by our head office quality and improvement team.

Job Purpose:

The Assistant Deputy Manger will have responsibility as a Room Leader alongside supporting the management with leadership of the team in the daily running of the nursery, whilst also being expected to take responsibility for every day management responsibilities in the absence of the Manager or the Deputy Manager.

To support operation of the nursery facilities and staff, to ensure a high quality, balanced provision of leading practice education and care is delivered at all times. Responsible for company adherence to Banana Moon policies and procedures. Consistently meeting legislative requirements and following education curriculum, delivering standards which ensure highest possible inspection grading.

To assist the training, support, mentoring, role modelling and supervision of their staff team inspiring and leading ambitious practice. To create a safe, caring and welcoming setting in which parents are happy to entrust their child and where their child is encouraged and supported to flourish in an enabling and stimulating environment.

To promote a successful business with a first-class reputation, engaging with the local community and marketing the nursery whilst providing excellent customer care.

Acting as a named co-ordinator relevant to their skills or training as designated by the Nursery Manager.

Qualifications and experience required:

A full and relevant level 3 qualification as defined by Children’s Workforce Development Council

DBS enhanced disclosure within the child workforce sector

Paediatric 12hr First Aid certificate

Safeguarding training and qualification

Minimum of 2 year’s post qualifying experience

Minimum of 1 year’s leadership experience