A note to jobseekers: all vacancies advertised here come from employers which are members of the MITEY network, and have signed up to the MITEY Charter. Whilst this offers no guarantee that your application will be successful, it does suggest they are interested, in principle, in employing male staff.

MITEY 004: Male apprenticeship programme

London Early Years Foundation is offering a male-only apprenticeship programme, starting in March 2020. The 12-18 month programme offers a salary of £12,000 to 16,000, plus other benefits.

LEYF is an award-winning social enterprise with 39 nurseries in the capital, and is one of the UK’s leading innovators on recruiting and retaining male staff.

Find out more and apply here.

MITEY 003: Deputy nursery manager

WonderWorks is a new start business, which aims to deliver childcare solutions to the film industry. We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Deputy Manager to come and join our new nursery as part of our leadership team, based at our fixed-nursery facility at Warner Bros Studios Leavesden (Watford).

Unique to our business however are the mobile nurseries we provide ‘on-set’ as major film productions travel around the UK on location. These are based on converted double-decker buses and are fully Ofsted approved with all the required facilities for up to 20 children.

Applicants for the Leavesden Deputy Manager position should hold a minimum full and relevant Level 3 qualification. This is a role that will have the potential for career progression, as we progress into a group of nurseries within the film industry.

Please indicate if you are interested in travelling as part of our mobile units when submitting your application. Thank you!

As a deputy manager, you will be:

  • Leading the nursery practice at the child’s level, to ensure the highest quality of teaching to meet our own internal standards
  • Acting as an exceptional role-model to staff, inspiring their practice
  • Building strong relationships with our staff, children and families
  • Able to build and maintain a strong working relationship with the nursery manager, and confidence in managing nursery practitioners
  • Working with the manager to ensure all compliance matters are up to date
  • Working with the manager to ensure all company admin processes are up to date and completed according to set deadlines
  • Working with the manager to ensure the business needs of the nursery are understood, reviewed and monitored.
  • In the absence of the manager, stepping up to be the responsible person in charge, managing the nursery site.

We are looking for staff who share our values of trust, kindness and respect.

If you wish to speak to our Childcare Manager, please call Marcus James on 07427115489, and we will be happy to have an informal discussion with you. You can apply through Indeed here.

We look forward to hearing from you. An enhanced DBS check & references will need to be sourced and need to meet our requirements for those successful at the interview stage.

MITEY 002: Early years educator

Kingswood Prep School is an IAPS Co-educational Boarding and Day School for pupils aged 9 months – 11 years, and is looking for an early years educator.

Our brand new provision for Early Years at ‘The Garden’ provides a happy and stimulating experience in which children from 9 months to 4 years can explore in a unique and secure setting.

We are looking for an exceptional individual who holds an appropriate childcare qualification and has experience of working in a pre-school or nursery setting to join the growing team. If you are able to demonstrate your motivation and passion for working in the early years foundation stage we would love to hear from you.

In addition to a competitive salary which will be dependent on your qualifications and experience, staff benefits include free lunches and use of the school facilities, including the gym and swimming pool.

Further details and an application pack are available from the HR Department. Please email recruitment (at) kingswood.bath.sch.uk, or telephone 01225 734350.

Advert received 10 October 2019.


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