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Deputy Preschool Manager/Beresford Preschool/Rochester

Vacancy details:  Are you an established early years practitioner with great leadership skills looking to develop your career?  Beresford Preschool is looking to appoint a passionate and effective Deputy Preschool Manager.

We at Beresford believe every young person deserves the best possible start.  We have created a Preschool that offers endless opportunities and resources and an expanse of outdoor areas for exploration, education and play for children aged 2 – 4 years.  We are outside 80% of the session no matter what the weather brings.

We are looking for driven people willing to bring skills and knowledge who are energetic and can think on their own feet. 

Person specification:

  • A real, genuine desire to care for children is essential
  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification, with at least 2 years relevant experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of the EYFS and an ability to extend and enhance children’s learning through a child centred approach.
  • Initiative to be able to create an exciting and nurturing learning environment.
  • Strong communication skills to be able to liaise effectively with parents and carers, children, staff and other professionals.
  • Effective organisation and personnel skills to help lead a team and support staff professional development.
  • Be able to keep accurate records of child development and identify next steps in learning.
  • Commitment to provide safe, high quality education and care for young children, which meets the needs of the individual child and Safeguarding legislation.

As a charity based childcare provider, Beresford will require you to work alongside the committee to ensure the best educational provision for our children.

Working hours:
 28.5 hours per week / 38 weeks per year term time only.

  £9.59 hourly rate.

How to apply
:  Please email or contact the pre-school on 07815 048143 for a job application form. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Julie Dawe
07815 048143

Where to go

Beresford Preschool, The Scout Hut
Beresford Avenue
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