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Grandir UK, the home of Kiddi Caru and Dicky Birds Day Nurseries and Preschools was founded in 1998, the company now operates 50 nurseries in the UK providing outstanding childcare solutions to families with babies, toddlers and preschool children. Our mission is to inspire children to grow happy, smart and healthy and thrive as individuals. Good quality childcare and education is evident when the children and family are truly placed at the centre of all we do and as a well-known and sought-after employer within the childcare sector we recognise it is our people that provide exceptional education and care with every child and family at the centre of all they do.

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Our Kiddi Caru nursery in Chelmsford is looking to appoint a Team Leader

​As an inspiring Team Leader, you will form an integral part of the nursery management structure, providing professional leadership and overseeing an age range group, your team which will consist of Nursery Practitioners and Support Staff. You will provide the highest level of care, ensuring the individual needs and safety of the children are identified and met, whilst maintaining a playful and caring attitude and atmosphere.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Nursery Practitioner or Nursery Nurse to develop develop management and leadership skills and develop their career with a leading national group, with potential to grow their knowledge and skills.

You will be qualified to NVQ level 3 or above in Childcare and education with a thorough working understanding of Ofsted, the Early Years Foundation stage and Welfare requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

Running of the nursery with and in the absence of the Nursery Manager and Deputy Manager
Supporting continued growth and opportunity of the nursery by developing robust and effective parent partnership programmes
Ensuring all staff are committed to inspire the very best outcomes for children
Acting as designated key person for an allocated number of children
Ensure you observe, plan and assess children’s learning and development within the EYFS framework
Developing positive partnership with parents
Leading, developing and managing your room staff to ensure the best outcomes for children
Working as part of a wider management structure within the Nursery
Supporting team development
​As part of the team you will eligible for the following benefits:

Competitive salary
Generous holiday allowance, including paid Christmas shut down
‘Wellbeing day’ – A paid day off to focus on your health & wellbeing
Heavily discounted childcare at our nurseries
Ongoing professional development, training and promotional opportunities.
Pension scheme
Complimentary uniform provided
Life Assurance x3 annual salary
Staff referral scheme
The Kiddi Caru Nurseries Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and an ​enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

We are an equal opportunity employer and select staff on merit, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, race, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

To apply for this job email your details to james.wright@childcare.uk.com.

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