Preschool Manager (full time, term time only)

Clavering & Arkesden Preschool, Clavering
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Job Ref No. ECC489569-4L Position Type: Head of School Pay Range: in the range of £19,800 -£21,000
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/05/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: first or second week of June  

Job Description

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An exciting opportunity - Preschool Manager Role!

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced person to lead and support our amazing dedicated team of practitioners, with lead responsibility for safeguarding and SENCO, in our Ofsted "Outstanding" rated popular village preschool with strong forest school ethos.

Full time 35 hours per week, Term Time Only (38 weeks a year)
-We operate 9am to 3pm Monday to Friday
-We have 26 child places for ages 2.5-4 years, in a dedicated building
-Friendly, supportive, experienced team / committee
-Opportunity to access lots of training
-Workplace pension

This exciting and challenging role involves:
-Leading and managing a dedicated team locally known as 'The Ladies in Blue'
-Fulfilling all legal and statutory requirements including Ofsted and the Charities Commission.
-Working co-operatively with the Chair and Management Committee.
-Liaising with parents/carers and outside agencies.
-Managing systems of observation, tracking and record keeping of children's progress, updating and implementing policies.
-Implementing curriculum plans; taking into account EYFS requirements
Applicants are required to have:
-Minimum Level 3 Early Years Education and Childcare qualifications or equivalent, hold or obtain enhanced DBS certificate
-At least two years experiences in an early years setting; in line with EYFS guidelines.
-Sound understanding of child development and of children's needs including demonstrable and detailed knowledge of current legislation relevant to the Early Years and EYFS.
-IT skills and organisational ability are also essential.

Please email ( or call (01799 550380) to find out more, and come and visit us.

Application pack: Preschool Manager Job Description, Preschool Manager Application Form (click on Apply for this Vacancy), Safeguarding for Job Applicants

Clavering & Arkesden Preschool is committed to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Clavering & Arkesden Preschool is a registered charity 1132714.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Helen Howett
(rear of) Clavering Primary School
Stortford Road, Clavering
Essex, CB11 4PE
Telephone: 01799550380