Assistant Nursery Manager

Assistant Nursery Manager
The Rocking Horse Nursery – Newbury Racecourse
Up to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits

The Rocking Horse Nursery is based in the unique setting of Newbury Racecourse, one of the country’s leading sporting venues. We have extensive experience in nurturing the early development of children, our aim being to provide children with opportunities to develop a wide range of skills, covering all aspects of their development.

We seek an experienced Assistant Nursery Manager to join our friendly team working in our state-of-the-art premises. The successful candidate will assist the Nursery Manager in ensuring the effective daily management of our dedicated staff and overall setting in accordance with all relevant legislation, providing a high standard of care and early learning in a safe, caring environment to enable the personal, emotional, social and educational development of our children.

The Rocking Horse is a commercially successful, premium and growing Nursery with ambitious plans for the future, and this is a rare opportunity to play a key role in its future development and progress your career in an unparalleled setting.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
• Significant childcare industry management experience
• NVQ L 3 in Early Years Childcare and Education or equivalent
• The ability to lead and inspire a team and create initiatives to support staff development
• Exceptional communication, creativity and a proactive attitude
• A track record of adopting best practices and identifying new trends that will benefit the children and families in the drive to make the Rocking Horse an outstanding nursery
• A passion for the provision of exceptional care for young children

We offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits scheme including:
• 25 days holiday per year (plus public holidays)
• Free annual membership to the Racecourse
• Free parking and great staff facilities
• Discounted Health Club membership
• Reduced rate childcare at the Nursery
• Contributory pension scheme matched up to 5%
• Private healthcare scheme
• Life assurance scheme
• Opportunities for training and career growth

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS screening.

To apply for this opportunity, please email your CV to our retained consultant Hugh Nickerson at Conundrum Consulting Limited [email protected]

Strictly no agencies, all enquiries will be forwarded to Conundrum.
Newbury Racecourse is an equal opportunities employer