Job Advert – Deputy Manager

The Wonder Years invites applications for the post of Deputy Manager.

Founded in 1971, The Wonder Years is a non-profit making educational & childcare charity run by a committee of volunteers. The Charity is Ofsted registered, affiliated to the Pre-school Learning Alliance and is an active member of the Haxby & Wigginton Early Years Partnership.

The organisation is committed to providing quality experiences for children from birth to eleven years old, within a learning and play environment which is welcoming as well as being safe, organised and purposeful, providing equality of opportunity for all.

We require an experienced deputy manager who is passionate, enthusiastic and committed to high-quality childcare learning and development. You will have a minimum of two years experience working within an early years provision. You will need to hold a minimum of a level 3 qualification. You will provide evidence of an outstanding professional background and have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.

You will assist the setting manager in the effective daily management of the pre-school and out of school club facility and have a sound knowledge of EYFS policies and procedures including Ofsted regulations, ensuring that these are upheld and reviewed at all times.

You will demonstrate a complete knowledge of the EYFS and preferably be competent in IT skills, with good written and spoken English. The role will be 37.5 hours a week. The Wonder Years is open 50 weeks per year.

You will be a positive leader and excellent communicator when managing a committed team of staff. You will motivate the staff and be an effective role model.

You will be required to undertake enhanced DBS disclosure. There will be a competitive salary to be agreed with the successful candidate and the opportunities to complete relevant professional development.

For further details of what this role entails, including the complete job description, please download an application pack.

Application forms must be submitted to Dan Sissons (Manager) by Friday 26th February 2016.

If you would like to visit the setting please call 01904 758717 to arrange an appointment.

Interviews to be held week commencing Monday 29th February.

This position is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974


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