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Deputy Playleader – Stoke Newington (Term Time Only!)

This friendly playgroup are looking for an deputy play leader to join their team.

They are looking for someone who can help maintain or improve their recent ‘Good’ Ofsted inspection and who will be dedicated to the continuous improvement of our setting.

You will report to the Play leader to help provide a loving home from home environment for the children and outstanding services to the parents of the playgroup.

You must be child centred focus and have the ability to deliver the very best standards of care and education.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • To work with the play leader to manage day to day operations of the playgroup
  • To achieve and maintain high standards of care and education
  • To work with administrative staff to manage the budget and occupancy levels to ensure the playgroup is sustainable
  • To ensure all policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to at all times
  • Curriculum planning
  • To manage children’s records
  • To prepare children for transition to school
  • To be influential in developing strong links with parent

You must hold an CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Pre-School practice, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent along with have experience working in an early years setting

It would be desirable to have supervisory experience and training in SEN, health and safety and child protection.

This position is 36 hours per week and term time only along with 4.7 weeks paid holiday per year.

To apply, please send your CV or call Caroline on the number below.

Location: Stoke Newington
Salary: £10.63 per Hour – £16,725 per Annum
Hours: Full-time
Type: Permanent
Starting: Immediately
Duration: Ongoing

Daily Child Friendly Housekeeper

Friendly and informal family French/Arabian in S. Kensington require a warm and capable Housekeeper to help care for their children of 6,4,&2 yrs. Duties include upkeep of their large 4 bed/3 bath apartment on one level, family laundry and cooking. There is also some childcare working with a daily Nanny who will have overall responsibility for this. Travel with the family to their full staffed second home in Marrakech and to Tunisia on a fairly regular basis but only for 1-2 weeks at a time. This travel can be undertaken in a team arrangement with their Nanny as both are not always required at the same time. Excellent English ess. French adv. Would suit European or British Passport holder.
Salary £450 npw.

Location: South Kensington
Salary: £450npw
Hours: Full-time
Type: Permanent
Starting: Starting 31/05/2010
Duration: Ongoing

Nursery Manager -Guildford

Experienced Nursery Manager required to for a well established, successful 85 place Day Nursery in Guildford. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to progress into a Regional Managers role. You will be working for a market leading Childcare Provider who is recognised throughout the sector as a leader in curriculum and education. You must be fully qualified and experienced to apply for this position. A good knowledge of the EYFS is also desirable

The setting provides high quality education and care for children 0-5 years of age, as well as strengthening families, local communities and the children’s services sector. They are at the forefront of contemporary childcare philosophy and practice through research, reflection and innovative approaches.

The company can offer you :

Priority placement and discounted fee for your child at the Nursery

Study support and funding for permanent employees continuing with professional development

Training for Senior Management and Regional roles

Internal promotion

Duties will include:

The day to day running and administration of the Nursery.

Organising staff meetings and parent’s evenings

Responsible for Managing budgets

Responsible for Effective Recruitment and staff retention

Producing Staff Rota’s

Delegating tasks and ensuring staff ratio’s

Care, education and supervision of children. Curriculum design and roll out

Developing strong and meaningful relationships with parents, guardians, children, siblings and the local community

Apply with a copy of your CV and as always all application treated in strict confidence. Call any time for more details. We operate an answer phone for the evening and when switchboard is busy so please leave a clear message and we will call you back.

Location: Guildford
Salary: £30000 per Annum
Hours: Full-time
Type: Permanent
Starting: Immediately
Duration: Permanent

Part-time Nanny / Hampton in Arden (Solihull, West Midlands)

This wonderful family is looking for a part-time nanny (2.5 days) to look after their three children. Boy (6), Girl (5), Girl (3).

Sole charge. So, high sense of organisation and responsibility essential. 2.5 days per week during term time and 5 days during school holidays

Duties: pick the children from schools, assist them with homework, accompany them to after school activities and the swimming pool (once a week), cook for them, wash and iron their clothes.

House rules: timeliness, relability and organisation are essential

The ideal candidate should be perfectly fluent in English and be able to assist with homework. A teaching experience would be a plus.

Experienced car driver with own car essential. Petrol expenses will be provided.

Other qualities: trustworthy, caring and dedicated

Location: Hampton in Arden, Solihull (West Midlands)
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Part-time
Type: Permanent
Starting: Immediately
Duration: Ongoing

Nursery Manager – South Croydon

A fantastic Nursery setting which belongs to a leading Nursery Provider requires and experienced Nursery Manager. The setting has 100 places, 30 staff and a high occupancy. It also has outdoor play, staff room, staff dinning and new equipment. The Nursery Manager must be fully qualified with a minimum NVQ3 in Early Years, but we do prefer candidates with a relevant Degree or in the process of doing their Degree.
The Nursery manager will need to show strong oral and written skills, strong leadership and supervisory skills, expertise with the National standards, expertise in implementing and developing the curriculum using EYFS, understanding of business financials, exceptional communicator and able to demonstrate sensitivity and awareness when communicating with parents and staff.

The Managers Duties will include –

Implementation of the EYFS Curriculum
Recruitment
Supervision
Leadership
Building strong parent relationships
Marketing the setting
Enrolment and Enrolment targets
Health and Safety
All Financials
Maintenance and appearance of the setting
Fostering strong team ethic within the setting

The Nursery manager will have an operational and strategic role. All applicants can apply by sending their latest CV. All applications will be treated in strict confidence. If you require more information, call Ike Flouris on 020 7283 2830. Leave a message if you get the answer phone, speaking slowly and clearly and remember to leave a contact number.

Location: Croydon
Salary: £28000 per Annum
Hours: Full-time
Type: Permanent
Starting: Immediately
Duration: Permanent