Job description

Deputy Preschool Manager

Tickleford Preschool is a growing preschool situated in Weston Southampton, we are currently looking to expand our team of dedicated early years professionals.

Please see the details of these roles below.

Deputy Preschool Manager – position term time only.

Tickleford Preschool is looking for a Deputy Manager with a minimum of a level 3 EYE (or equivalent) the candidate must a minimum of 2 years experience in childcare and early years education. Management experience is desirable it is not essential.

English and Maths GCSE AC grade and a current first aid certificate are desirable.

It is also essential that the successful applicant has a good understanding of the EYFS and be able to provide a safe, stimulating environment for children aged from 2 – 5 years.

All applicants must have an excellent understanding of safeguarding children.

It is essential that successful applicants will enjoy working with children and working as part of a team.

The successful applicant will

– Contribute to planning, prepare and evaluate activities while maintaining online learning journals for a small group key children and also be confident in liaising with parents/carers.

– Lead the setting in the absence of the manager

– Support the setting to achieve its aims and objectives

– Support staff to maintain high standards in the setting.

Full Job description available on request.

As a pack-away setting other duties will include helping to set up and clear the hall, maintaining high levels of cleanliness and attending regular staff meetings and training.

Hours of work

The role is 40 hours per week over 5 days (term time only).

Our hours of operation are between 8am – 4:30pm. It is essential that any applicant be able to work these hours, they will be required to be available at the start and finish times indicated.

Rate of Pay

£11 per hour.

Closing Date

Applications will close on Sunday 13th June 2021 with interviews taking place as applications come in. We reserve the right to withdraw this advert if a successful candidate is found before the closing date.

This position is to start in September 2021 (date depending on notice period).

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants we require you to complete an enhanced DBS (initial DBS paid for by setting), will require you to sign up to the DBS update service, complete a health questionnaire and supply details for at least 2 references.

A bit about our setting.

We are situated in the Scout Hall on Tickleford Drive in Weston, we have an outside play area with an all-weather surface which the children can access using free flow during most of the day. We have plenty of car parking space if required and are on a local bus route.

We are a small but close working team of staff.

Application form via this link: