Nursery Team Leader

Falmouth University
May 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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About The Role

Falmouth Exeter Plus are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Nursery Team Leader to join our friendly team at our Nursery at the Penryn campus. Our unique settings on both campuses provide warm, nurturing environments and high-quality childcare for children aged 6 months to five years. Ofsted rated ‘Good', our nurseries are extremely popular and are led by a dedicated supportive team that create a warm, homely atmosphere that helps children to settle and thrive.

You will head up a small team of staff to deliver the daily curriculum in compliance with the Nursery's standards, policies and procedures and in line with the requirements of Ofsted and the Early Years Foundation Stage. Working with parents and staff, you will ensure that all daily activities are conducted in a way which provides a happy, stimulating and secure learning environment for the children.

This is a hugely rewarding role, offering great benefits while having the chance to make a real difference to children's lives.

About You

The successful candidate for this role will hold the NNEB, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent Level 3 qualification in Childcare, with relevant post qualification experience, preferably in a day nursery setting. It is essential that you are able to work on your own initiative and that you have a flexible approach to work, together with a good understanding of the importance of confidentiality. Alongside these key features you will be enthusiastic, passionate and full of ideas to encourage learning and development.

We would like to hear from candidates also have the following skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of the EYFS curriculum and the Standards produced by Ofsted
  • Good Communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to manage a small team
  • Handle sensitively the needs of parents, staff and children
  • The nursery is open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm. This position is a permanent, full-time, 37.5 hours per week position working across Monday to Friday.

    For full details of the experience and skills required, please see the job description above.

    Due to the nature of the role, you will also be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check.

    For further information or an informal chat about the roles please contact Little Wonders Nursery, Penryn on 01326 370408.

    The closing date for this position is Thursday 16 May 2024.

    Although we have set the closing date as Thursday 16 May, due to the immediate requirement for this role, we will review applications as we receive them, and interview as soon as we have candidates that are a good match

    About Us

    Falmouth Exeter Plus manages and delivers services at Falmouth, Penryn and Truro Campuses on behalf of Falmouth University and the University of Exeter. Working closely with the Falmouth & Exeter Students' Union (The SU) and the wider, universities partnership we support Higher Education learning and living, ensuring that the interests of all campus users are at the heart of everything we do.

    It is a fast moving environment where agility and a positive approach to change and enhancement are central to our progress. Our mission is 'to deliver world-class shared professional services to help our partners achieve their global ambitions'.

    As an employer of choice we can offer the successful candidate for this role a range of benefits, including:

    - Employer Pension Contribution up to 10% - 26 days + 8 days bank holiday - Life Assurance - Subsidised Sports Centre Membership (Gym & Fitness Classes) - Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay - Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme (Tusker) - Salary Sacrifice Cycle Scheme - Salary Sacrifice Home & Tech Scheme - Discounted voucher Portal (Perkbox)

    Falmouth Exeter Plus welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.

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