Third in Charge - Bright Horizons Northwick Park Day Nursery and Preschool
|Job title||Third in Charge|
|Organisation||Bright Horizons Northwick Park Day Nursery and Preschool|
|Manager/ Head Teacher||Karen Smyth|
|Address||Northwick Park Hospital, Watford Road, Harrow HA1 3UJ|
|Hours||40 hours per week, Mon-Fri|
|Salary||£20,400- £29,000 DOE|
|How to apply||Via Bright Horizons website|
About nursery/early years setting
Our Amazing Bright Horizons Northwick Park Day Nursery and Preschool are looking for a passionate Third in Charge to join their team on a permanent basis.
The 140-place nursery, is based in the grounds of Northwick Park Hospital, and has excellent transport links, being just a few minutes away from Northwick Park tube station. It has well-resourced rooms and a large garden area for the children to enjoy, and is proud to have achieved a 'Good' Ofsted rating.
Key tasks and responsibilities:
- Consistently deliver and plan rich learning opportunities and exceptional care that helps all children to develop and meets their individual needs.
- Make accurate and effective assessments, which reflect the needs, interests and stages of development of the child by effective delivery of the key person approach.
- Ensuring an enabling environment is providing consistent stimulating and inspiring activities for the children in both the indoor and outdoor area as a continuous provision.
- Lead, mentor and inspire a team to deliver exceptional care and education and provide feedback to create a consistent approach of early years practice to include but not limited to regular 1:1’s, Supervisions and appraisals.
- Designated Safeguarding Lead to promote the health, safety and welfare of children and employees and families in line with our child protection and keeping everyone safe policies and procedures.
- Responsibility to make referrals to external agencies and regulatory bodies.
- Ensure that British Values are incorporated and demonstrated through Early Years Foundation Stage learning and play.
- Ensure internal policies and procedures are adhered whilst also meeting the external legislation and guidelines from our governing bodies.
- Promote and follow guidelines implemented for managing behaviour including supporting children to manage their own feelings and behaviours.
- Continually work in partnership with colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of the children ensuring a diverse and inclusive approach is maintained at all times.