Nursery Vacancies

Management role

Are you looking for an amazing new challenge?

If so, we are looking for experienced and enthusiastic candidates to join our passionate management team within our nursery chain (Spalding, Pinchbeck, Holbeach, Kirton). Our management roles are an essential part of our team and whilst maintaining a hands-on role, the ideal candidate will ensure the smooth running of the nursery.

The ideal candidate will have an outgoing personality, be flexible, hardworking, be able to manage the early years provision on a day to day basis and be responsible for providing the highest level of care for every child within the statutory framework, EYFS and other relevant legislative guidance.

As part of our management team, you must:

  • Have previous management experience (minimum 2 years)
  • Be a minimum of Level 3 Qualified
  • Have a current valid Paediatric First Aid Certificate
  • Be a qualified SENDCo (Preferred)
  • Have a strong desire to influence positive changes when required through role modelling the EYFS values
  • Have a strong knowledge of child protection and safeguarding and can take the lead in vulnerable situations
  • Be positive and pro-active with team members
  • Be kind and thoughtful in your leadership style
  • Demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills
  • Have the ability to work on own initiative and prioritise workload
  • Have a knowledgeable and in depth understanding of Ofsted standards and the inspection process
  • Be knowledgeable of health and safety legislation
  • Be practice-driven and focused on providing the very best in care and education to all the nursery children and their families
  • References and an enhanced DBS will be required

Duties of the role includes:

  • To promote a positive attitude and encourage positive behaviour which welcomes children of varying backgrounds and cultural experiences.
  • To understand children’s individual needs appropriate to their age and level of development. To contribute to the observation, planning and organisation of activities for each child’s own interests following the EYFS.
  • To communicate daily with parents/carers with regards to their child’s progress, making learning journeys available for them to view.
  • To ensure that all developmental charts, records are kept up to date and regular reviews are carried out.
  • To work as part of a team using own initiative regarding intent, implementation and impact of care and resources.
  • To ensure all relevant information regarding the children is recorded and reported and where necessary acted upon. To ensure that the parents are aware of their child’s general behaviour and initially discuss any underlying problems, referring persistent or serious problems to the Nursery Manager.
  • To ensure that Little Treasures Nurseries policies, procedures and working practices are adhered to and the necessary standards of care and development are continually delivered.
  • To assist in the training of student nursery nurses.
  • To follow health and safety guidelines, checking all equipment, reporting accidents or incidents relating to children, staff or visitors. To highlight any concerns to the management team and to contribute suggestions for future improvement.
  • To maintain a flexible approach to the changing needs of children.
  • To liaise with other professionals and parents.
  • To attend manager training and briefing sessions.
  • To support and guide other members of staff.
  • To assist in staff meetings, appraisals and disciplinarians.
  • To support and supervise staff in their day to day responsibilities.
  • To maintain accurate, up to date records that fulfil all legal requirements as laid out in the Early Years Foundation Stage and all other administrative duties associated with the management of the childcare provision.

Level 2 Nursery Nurse looking to work towards their Level 3

We are looking for candidates who have a Level 2 childcare qualification and are wanting to work towards their level 3, to work in our nurseries. (Spalding, Pinchbeck, Holbeach, Kirton)

You will need to be passionate about caring for children.

As part of our team you must:

  • Shows commitment and interest in wanting to gain a qualification in Early Years.
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Be willing to work as part of the team
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of the EYFS would be desirable
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills
  • Written references and an enhanced DBS will be required

Duties of the role include:

You will be training with a training provider (Riverside) and your training will take place in the setting.

  • To promote a positive attitude and encourage positive behaviour which welcomes children of varying backgrounds and cultural experiences.
  • To act as a key carer to a small group of children working in partnership with the parents/carers to cater for all the needs of their children.
  • To understand children’s individual needs appropriate to their age and level of development. To contribute to the observation, planning and organisation of activities for each child’s own interests following the EYFS.
  • To communicate daily with parents/carers with regards to their child’s progress, making learning journeys available for them to view.
  • To ensure that all developmental charts, records are kept up to date and regular reviews are carried out.
  • To work as part of a team using own initiative regarding planning, implementation and evaluation of care and resources.
  • To ensure all relevant information regarding the children is recorded and reported and where necessary acted upon. To ensure that the parents are aware of their child’s general behaviour and initially discuss any underlying problems, referring persistent or serious problems to the Nursery Manager.
  • To ensure that Little Treasures Nurseries policies, procedures and working practices are adhered to and the necessary standards of care and development are continually delivered.
  • To review own performance and training needs and attend appraisals with the nursery management team.
  • To attend and fully participate in monthly staff meetings
  • To follow health and safety guidelines, checking all equipment, reporting accidents or incidents relating to children, staff or visitors. To highlight any concerns to the management team and to contribute suggestions for future improvement.
  • To maintain a flexible approach to the changing needs of children.