To ensure a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care and development for children placed in the Day Nursery.
To be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Manager.
To give support to other personnel within the Day Nursery.
Overall management responsibility for the Day Nursery in the absence of the Manager.
Assist the Manager in providing effective day to day management of the Nursery.
Assist the Manager in collection, accounting, and banking of monies and distribution of wages.
Assist the Manager in setting and implementing objectives for policy for the Nursery within the framework of the management committee.
Assist the Manager in planning the training strategy for students
To be responsible for the supervision of students, identifying their learning needs and advise key-staff of these.
In conjunction with the Manager, to formulate, operate and evaluate a yearly programme of activities, following the guidelines of the National Curriculum, that is suitable to the age range of children.
To assist the Manager in promoting Equal Opportunities throughout the Day Nursery.
To work alongside the parents/carers of special needs children to achieve full integration within the Nursery.
Identify the physical, emotional, intellectual and developmental needs of children with special needs and offer support and relevant developmental opportunities.
Liase with and support parents/carers and other family members.
Liase with the Local authority and other professionals associated with the Nursery.
Attend monthly staff meetings and training sessions outside working hours.
Undertake certain domestic duties within the Nursery, i.e, preparation of snacks, cleansing of equipment.
Work alongside the Manager and staff team to ensure that the philosophy behind the Nursery is fulfilled.
Undertake other duties as may be requested from time to time by the Manager.
Qualities and Experience Required We are looking for a person who holds an NVQ level 3 or equivalent qualification with experience of working within a day Nursery setting. Some managerial experience would be desirable.
Applications are welcomed irrespective of sex, race, creed, disability or age.
All applications to be returned to: For Under Fives Ltd, 33 Abbey Road, Grimsby, DN32 OHQ