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Kindergarten Deputy Manager

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Closed for applications on 16/08/2019 12:00
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Closing date:
16 Aug

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This job is closed for applications.

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Castle Kindergarten
Cheltenham House
Cheltenham Road

We have an exciting opportunity for you to become the deputy manager of our kindergarten at Hylton Castle in Sunderland. The kindergarten is situated in self-contained premises on a local authority primary school site. It is well resourced and well maintained and has a professional, committed staff team.
Contract type - Permanent, full time

Hours: 41.25 hrs a week, 52 weeks a year

Start date: 1st September 2019 or soon after

Annual salary: £19,700
Annual Leave: 20 days plus 8 bank holidays plus 5 closure days

The deputy manager will be fully responsible for supporting the day to day running of the kindergarten ensuring delivery of the best opportunities for every child to learn and develop. She/he will be self-motivated and enthusiastic and will display strong leadership skills to deliver outstanding care and education. This role is perfect for an ambitious person with a professional approach and an enthusiasm for working with pre-school children and who is looking for career progression.

We are looking for someone who:

• has a passion for working with pre-school children and is motivated and enthusiastic about high quality child-led learning both indoors and outdoors
• is committed to achieving and maintaining high standards through high quality leadership
• sees the value of reflecting on their own practice and that of their team in order to bring about improvements in provision and in outcomes for children
• sees the value to be gained from children learning with nature and appreciates the wide benefits that this can bring to their enjoyment and motivation

In return we offer you:

• a warm and friendly working environment
• the support of a very experienced leadership board
• a commitment to help you grow as a leader through training and development opportunities

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

We are committed to the equality of opportunity in the services provided to customers and all aspects of employment. We warmly welcome applications from all sectors of the community. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed. To find out more about Castle Kindergarten, please visit www.castlekindergarten.org

Opportunities to talk with us and visit the premises are warmly welcomed.

To arrange this please contact the manager Lucy Lavelle at hylton@castlekindergarten.org.uk or 0191 5480170 Application documents will be sent to you upon request.

Completed application forms should be returned by post to the address above or by email to hylton@castlekindergarten.org.uk by 12noon on 16th August 2019

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