Nursery Manager High Street Primary Academy, Plymouth, Devon

Job description

High Street Primary Academy is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and committed Nursery Manager to join our team. The role of the Nursery Manager is to provide professional leadership and management of the nursery, to effectively manage the day-to day running of the nursery and to deliver the highest standards of care and education.

Essential educational requirements

Educated to GSCE Level in English and Maths

Essential qualifications

Qualified as a Nursery Nurse with NNEB or Level 3 in Childcare

Essential skills and experience

Experience of working with children under the age of 5
Working knowledge of the Foundation Stage curriculum
Knowledge of “Birth To Three Matters” framework
Knowledge of Health & Safety and Child Protection issues
Knowledge of specialist techniques such as; Makaton signing, Picture Exchange, Restraint
• Post holder is required to use caring skills to ensure the welfare and well-being of the children.
• Interpersonal and communication skills to liaise with other staff, parents/carers, outside agencies e.g. Social Workers, Psychologists, Speech and Language Therapists etc.
Keyboarding skills required to record basic information and some precision in the correct use of children’s play equipment and associated materials.
Post holder will use some interpretation skills when participating in curriculum planning and evaluation.

Employee benefits

We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities with many other benefits.

About High Street Primary Academy

High Street, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 3SJ