Here at Busy Bees in Harrogate Pannal Ash we are seeking a Centre Director / Nursery Manager, working full time (40 hours per week) to apply your knowledge and best practice to ensure our children have the best start in life.
Essential Qualifications & Experience :
A minimum of a level 3 recognised childcare qualification, at least two years leadership / managerial experience within an early years setting and a plethora of knowledge of the EYFS framework.
Our Nursery :
Busy Bees at Harrogate Pannal Ash is a converted, detached house with the nursery split across 2 floors. We have a large car park, we are on the main bus route into Harrogate and 10 minutes’ walk from the train station.
It is an OUTSTANDING Ofsted rated nursery with 86 places.
Why Busy Bees?
As the UK’s leading childcare provider, you will be supported by dedicated teams in providing the best possible start in life for all our children, allowing you to solely focus on the day-to-day running of the centre / nursery.
Salary dependant on experience
Annual salary bonus of up to 25%
Childcare provision with substantial childcare discounts
Enhanced holiday entitlement increasing with service
Dedicated quality advisor to support in all aspects of childcare and education to meet the highest standards expected as judged by Ofsted / CIW / CI.
Support in regulatory inspection preparation and delivery of the best outcomes on the day, as well as quality audits between inspections
Busy Bees are the only multiple provider with ISO accreditation for our safety and health management system and each centre has a dedicated Safety Advisor to call upon
Safety audits on Centres annually to identify areas of improvement, and provide action plans
Training sessions to help staff understand and embed safety and health working practices
HR / RECRUITMENT
Assigned Recruiter to advise and support on strategies to attract and appoint new staff
Managed relationships with job boards, market intelligence providers and employability businesses to support candidate provision
Compliance and onboarding support to ensure documentation is in order
Centrally managed contracts for all services, including escalations, out of hours support line and access to designated in-house maintenance staff
RESOURCES / PROCUREMENT
Online portal for acquiring learning materials, and other required items for the centre, plus support in purchasing in a cost-effective and timely manner
Full provision of training (both virtual and in-person) at all levels by Busy Bees Education & Training with all costs covered
UP BUSY BEES’ UNIQUE LEARNING SUPPORT APP
Suggestions, ideas and full learning / activity plans for use by practitioners / in the nursery, and continue learning with parents at home
Detailed information including materials, locations, difficulty and relevant areas of curriculum