About Us: Menston Pre School is an Outstanding Committee run charity Pre School which has just celebrated its 50th year. You would be joining a team of highly qualified, enthusiastic and caring individuals who have all contributed to making it the setting it is today. Menston Pre School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our ethos is that children learn best through child-initiated play.
Do you have a passion for the education and development of young children? Are you looking for a new management opportunity? This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, innovative and strategically minded person, who is seeking to further their management career.
We are looking for a Pre School Manager who will continue to provide high quality early years education within our setting, with excellent organisational skills, who has the ability to manage a successful team of staff and volunteers.
The Successful candidate should:
– Have a minimum of NVQ level 3 early years child care or equivalent.
– Have at least two years’ experience in an early years leadership capacity.
– Be able to lead by example in a supportive and inspirational way.
– Be highly competent in administrative and management roles.
You will be responsible for but not limited to the following:
-To lead and manage the Pre School staff team to provide safe, high quality education through play for each child and their family that attends Pre School.
-To ensure the setting continues to meet the safeguarding and welfare and learning development requirements within the Early Years Foundation Stage, Ofsted and all required legislative practice.
-To monitor and evaluate practices, policies and process that support children’s education, development and wellbeing.
-Lead on external collaborative links with the local community, other settings and agencies to build on the setting’s continuous developments and improve outcomes for all children.
-Lead partner between the setting and Committee of Trustees to provide the vision and delivery of our ethos that children learn best through child-initiated play.
-To remain up to date with research and good practice and disseminate relevant information to both Staff and Trustees.
-It is desirable for the candidate to have a background or interest in Special Educational Needs as this could be an additional responsibility.
Hours: up to 25 hours per week; 14 Ratio hours + 8-10 additional hours per week to be worked on a flexible basis to cover management and compliance work and any additional responsibilities. Term time only (38 weeks). Salary band commensurate with the level of qualification and experience.
Closing Date for applications 31.07.2020
Conditional offer subject to satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks including DBS checks, suitability declaration and references.