Term time Playgroup Manager – Maternity Cover

Location: Fittleworth  |  West Sussex  |  England
Sector: Education
Consultant: Charlotte Steward
Job Reference: 41205
Salary: £12 - £14
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Term time Playgroup Manager – Maternity Cover

Seven Education is looking for a Term Time Playgroup manager to work as a temporary member of staff (term time only) within an ‘Good’ established and popular Pre-school near Pulborough, West Sussex. This is a maternity cover position starting as soon as possible for approximately 4 months. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a managerial role with a Preschool or nursery setting and will need to be qualified to at least a level 3 in childcare and knowledgeable with the EYFS framework.

We would also be interested in hearing from people looking for part time work as can be flexible with working hours.

The role:

You will be expected to work as alongside other staff to provide leadership and management whilst ensuring that the highest standard of care is provided to the children.

The hours of work are around 37.5 hours per week spread over 5 days a week and working term time. Working hours will be between 07:30am – 4:30pm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • General day to day management of the setting ensuring a clean, safe and happy environment is being provided to the children
  • Effectively manage budgets alongside occupancy levels
  • Administrative duties
  • Completing supervisions
  • Managing practitioners and addressing issues
  • Creating rota’s and systems
  • Dealing with parental concerns
  • Supporting practitioners ensuring they are performing and following correct procedures, such as safeguarding.
  • Taking care of children within the setting
  • Overseeing recruitment and training of new staff as well as existing staff
  • Ensuring that all compliance and safeguarding procedures are followed

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Level 3 or above in childcare or equivalent
  • Experience: EYFS and leadership experience.
  • Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK.
  • Travel: The ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: To start ASAP, Full time (term time)
  • Pay: £12 – £14 per hour (negotiable)

Working with Seven Education:

Established in 2011, Seven Education is a leading provider of teachers to private and public schools across the UK. We provide both temporary and permanent solutions, working with teachers and lecturers covering Nursery / Pre-school, KS1, all the way up to KS5 and beyond.

Seven Education is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available teaching staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of teaching; including Lecturers, Head Teachers, Assistant Head Teachers, Secondary School, Primary School, Teaching Assistants and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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