Early Years

St Nicolas Playgroup - Pre-school Manager - Taplow

St Nicolas Playgroup - Pre-school Manager - Taplow


Level 3 qualification or above in childcare
- An Enhanced DBS disclosure – can be acquired
- A minimum of 2 years in a management or deputy management capacity
- A sound knowledge of child protection procedures
- Good working knowledge and understanding of current legislation
- Be able to meet Ofsted Registered Person requirements
- Knowledge and understanding of key legislation related to childcare and education
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- Positive, creative, confident and approachable
- Capable to work on own initiative and prioritise workload
- Knowledge of safeguarding and child protection procedures
- A commitment to continuously promote a culture of safeguarding
- An understanding of play-based approaches to children’s learning and development
- Sound knowledge of child development from birth to five years
- An understanding of the importance of confidentiality and the ability to deal sensitively with difficult situations
- Commitment to continuing professional development and a willingness to learn and undertake further training
- Excellent English written and oral communication skills.


Responsibilities/Extra Information:

Provide stimulating care and education
- Ensure the playgroup is fully compliant with regulatory requirement
- Defining, reviewing, and refining company and service policies and procedures
- Evaluate activities and contribute to the development of the services including making recommendations for change and development of the activities
- Liaise with external activity providers – both current and prospective companies.
- Sales – support and deliver initiatives for new sales opportunities to increase the customer base.
- Ensuring childcare outcomes and curriculum impact, meet and exceed Ofsted, EYFS and Play requirements.
- Liaise with the Committee, made up of parents, who are responsible for the playgroup.
- Attend online committee meetings once a month in the evening.


Sarah Grimsdick

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