Nursery Third-in-Charge

Job Title: Nursery Third-in-Charge

Job Setting: Day Nursery / Nursery School

Job Role: Room Leader / Team Leader / Senior Nursery Nurse

Date Posted: 13 Mar 2019

Salary: £22,000 to £26,000 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Job Reference: ref.

Job Location: Westerham , Kent


Are you looking for a new challenge, change of environment or a promotion? Then look no further, come and join our brilliant team!

We are looking for a Third-in-charge to assist our Deputy Manager and Manager with the smooth running of our Nursery. Monkey Puzzle Tatsfield is an Ofsted Outstanding Nursery, we have been open for 3.5 years. The position will be room based but will also include office/management responsibilities.

Monkey Puzzle Tatsfield is situated on the border of Kent and Surrey, approx. 1 mile from Biggin Hill. The nearest station is Oxted and the Nursery is situated on the bus route. If you have your own transportation, we have a car park in which to park your car.

Key responsibilities will include:
To stand in for the Deputy in her absence. This will entail taking responsibility for the operational running of the nursery and fulfilling the deputy duties in her absence.

You will have Key Person responsibilities (limited amount of children) including maintaining your key children's Learning Journeys, tracking their progress, establishing realistic and appropriate next steps for each individual child and planning activities to support these.
To ensure staff planning, observations and folders are maintained.
To provide assistance to the Deputy Manager with the internal management of the Nursery.
To assist in the planning, organising and implementing of the Early Years Foundation Stage for the Nursery.
To assist the Deputy Manager to maintain appropriate and effective administrative systems for the sound day-to-day running of the Nursery.
To carry out any other duties required to ensure the smooth running of the nursery.

Working hours will be 40 hours per week (8 hours per day), alternating shifts with the Deputy Manager / Manager. Salary is negotiable. depending on years of experience and level of qualification. Teacher Status would be an advantage but is not a requirement.

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