Nursery Room Manager (MAT) Job at Tops Day Nurseries in Torquay
About the nursery
Tops Babbacombe is a lovely, friendly nursery located for easy access whether you’re travelling into or out of Torquay. Employees benefit from being a crab walk away from an unbroken shore line, complete with a winding, wooded walk down Oddicombe Beach Hill, and a the scenic Coast Path.
The 50 place nursery has the luxury of being a short distance from the wonderful Tessier Gardens; a tranquil grass park with pond and scented garden for sensory exploration. By having such a central setting it allows us to offer the children a wide variety of activities and experiences. The nursery run a number of extra-curricular activities including Tops Forest School, cooking school, Boogie Mites, yoga, meditation and much more!
As a Room Manager at one of our nurseries, you will be responsible for the overall management within your room, therefore we are looking for someone who has strong leadership skills and experience, who can deliver great role model behaviours, whilst contributing to achieve outstanding inspection results.
The successful candidate will:
Hold a full and relevant Early Years qualification at least Level 3 or above
Have proven experience in managing a unit within a similar setting
Be an exceptional mentor and early year’s practitioner
Have a solid knowledge of the EYFS
Have an up-to-date Paediatric First Aid, Safeguarding and Food Hygiene
Be able to build brilliant working relationships to ensure common goals can be achieved
Need a clear and valid DBS – oversee applicants will need a clear and valid certificate of good conduct
Be flexible with start and finishing times
Have impeccable interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively to colleagues of all levels of seniority
As part of your professional development we expect all colleagues to undertake and continue their training once they have joined Tops. Undergoing a relevant qualification to your position is paramount in order to broaden your knowledge and build upon your skills to help you in your role. Therefore as a Room Manager we would support you in doing your Level 3 Leadership and Management qualification.
Your Responsibilities and Duties will involve:
Ensure daily, weekly and monthly checks in the room and agreed action plans are completed effectively
Ensuring accident trends are monitored and actioned appropriately
Lead and manage your team and ensure they are motivated and trained as per their individual needs, ensuring this meets the needs of the unit.
Manage resources, organise routines and systems, communicate with senior management team
Be competent and effective with settling in profiles for children, alongside their short term, medium term and long term plans, and next steps and learning journeys.
To be committed to the safeguarding of all children in the nursery and your direct care
Please click here to see the Person Specification for a Room Manager.
Company: Tops Day Nurseries
Company Location: Torquay