Early Years Deputy Manager

Organisation: Salvation Army

Salary: £13.08 per hour

Role Type: Part Time

Hours: 32 hours per week (Term Time Only)

Closing Date: 25/09/2023

Interview Date:

Hours: 32 hours per week Monday to Friday (Term Time Only)

Contract: Permanent

Interview Date: 9th October 2023

Salary: £13.08 Per Hour

Closing Date: Monday, Sep 25, 2023

Location: Leigh-On-Sea, SS9 1SP

The Salvation Army is the largest and most diverse provider of social welfare in the UK after the Government working across UK and Ireland. The Salvation Army responds to immediate local needs, such as services for children, older people, homeless people and people affected by additions.

We are recruiting for an Early Years Deputy Manager to work at our outstanding Ofsted registered Salvation Army Preschool, Glendale Gardens, Leigh on Sea.

Key Responsibilities:

This key position will support and deputise the Early Years Setting Manager and manage Early Years Practitioners. You will report to the Early Years Settings Manager in the day-to-day leadership; development; planning, and organisation of the preschool working in partnership with multi agencies, local authorities, volunteers, staff and Divisional Headquarters to maintain the Ofsted rating in providing a high standard of service to our community.

Find out more about working for our Early Years provisions here

The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate:

Educated to Level 3 in Early Years and willingness to work towards Level 5
Willingness to undertake further and relevant training.
Senior/Key person experience of working in Early Years and understanding of child development and behaviour.
Experience in acting as lead or deputy lead in safeguarding and SENCO.
A comprehensive knowledge of policies and procedures such as safeguarding, welfare requirements and health and safety in Early Years
GCSEs including English and Maths for good verbal and written communication.
Understanding and ability to work within the Christian Ethos of The Salvation Army Willingness to undertake training and development as required.
In order to complete your application please download and read the job profile and any other attachments.

In the job profile you will find the criteria required for the role please make sure that you address this in your supporting statement as this forms the basis of our shortlisting.

Appointment subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK and enhanced with barred list child DBS check.

Please note that any employees who are under notice of redundancy and apply for this position will be given priority consideration.

We reserve the right to close this advert earlier if we feel that we have received sufficient applications.

Promoting equality in the workplace and as a disability confident scheme employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

25 days annual leave + bank holidays (pro rata for part-time) a contributory pension scheme; an employee assistance programme

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