Shooting Stars Nurseries Ltd
Nursery Manager – Shooting Stars Worcester, WR1 3JR
_Are you looking for an exciting childcare career move for 2024?_
Shooting Stars Nurseries are searching for a dedicated, creative, inspirational nursery manager to join and lead our established Worcester team. The right candidate will have a genuine passion for Early Years education, ensuring the highest quality of care and teaching is delivered at all times, along with the professionalism, confidence and skills to communicate effectively with our parents, carers, children and staff to continue the sustained success of Shooting Stars Worcester.
Role – Nursery Manager
Hours – Full time position, working up to 40 hours per week, from Monday to Friday between 7.30am and 6pm.
Essential Qualifications – Minimum full and relevant Early Years Level 3 childcare qualification as recognised by the Department for Education.
Essential Experience – Minimum of two years’ experience of working in an Early Years setting in a manager or deputy role, or at least two years’ other suitable experience. Knowledge and experience of; delivering the EYFS, Ofsted inspections and working with children with Special Educational Needs.
Salary – up to £39,000 per annum dependant on experience.
Interested? Apply today to find out more about our friendly team of childcare professionals and discover what Shooting Stars Nurseries could offer you!
Who are Shooting Stars?
_Share our vision, join our mission, live our values!_
Shooting Stars are an award winning, family focused, owned and run group of modern & inspiring day nurseries across the Midlands, providing high standard childcare for children from 3 months to 5 years old. We work in partnership with families to raise happy, confident children who are eager, excited and equipped to experience the world at its fullest and are searching for talented individuals who share in our vision and values.
Do you value respect & kindness?
Are you committed and dedicated?
Are you passionate about providing child centric childcare?
Do you believe in ‘doing the right thing’?
Do you thrive in a team and strive for excellence?
Respect. Accountability. Passion. Integrity. Delivery. Do you share these values? If so, we’d love to hear from you so please get in touch to find more about the benefits of joining the Shooting Stars team of childcare professionals and apply today!
What will Shooting Stars Offer You?
We couldn’t offer our children the very best care and early education without our talented, hardworking & dedicated Team. We value and appreciate each and every member, so have created a reward package that recognises the incredible contributions all our Team Members make every day. Take a look below at a summary of our ‘Pay Plus Benefits’ package and follow the link to discover more about the full tangible financial benefits, as well as professional development, little extras and well-being support too.
Flexibility – Choice of employment contracts to support work-life balance.
Financial – Manager bonus scheme, competitive pay, generous childcare discount, annual pay & benefits review, paid holiday increasing with service and other extras to maximise your disposable income.
Professional – a supportive environment, where continuous learning & development is encouraged & funded through ongoing in house and external training opportunities.
A growth mindset – Steady but ambitious plans as an organisation. As we develop, existing team members are encouraged to grow, supported with new challenges and given opportunities for promotion.
Wellbeing – Mental Health First Aid, EAP and Team Voice feedback sessions.
Celebration & subsidised social events, awards, rewards & recognition too!
About this role
The Nursery Manager is the named suitable person in charge of the nursery and responsible for all operational and regulatory aspects, building a vision which is shared by the whole team. The role is a key leadership role in Shooting Stars Nurseries, with responsibility for all aspects of managing the nursery.
This manager will effectively lead, inspire potential and engage their team to deliver exceptional care and education whilst articulating the attributes of the Shooting Stars Brand, securing Shooting Stars as the provider of choice for families and employees. The expectation is this will be delivered by being present throughout the day in the nursery rooms, engaging with staff and families whilst ensuring the expected levels of practice are consistently applied and fully embedded at every level.
The Nursery Manager has the overall responsibility for the day to day oversight of safeguarding, health and safety practices and child protection in the setting, and maintaining accurate and up to date systems and records at all times.
The Nursery Manager is directly responsible for the effective leadership of the nursery team, providing training, coaching and mentoring and implementing a robust performance management strategy to ensure service excellence for our current and prospective customers.
_A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request_
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expect all those employed by Shooting Stars Nurseries to share this commitment. All posts involve working with children and are therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You are required to declare any convictions that you may have, including those that would otherwise be regarded as ‘spent’ under this Act and all successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: Up to £39,000.00 per year
Discounted or free food
Health & wellbeing programme
Monday to Friday
Private nursery school
Nursery management: 1 year (required)
day nursery/childcare: 2 years (required)
minimum level 3 full & relevant childcare qualification (required)
Ability to Commute:
Work Location: In person