Little Avanti Nursery Manager

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Little Avanti Nursery Manager

School: Little Avanti Nursery
Location: Stanmore, Aldenham
Contract Type: Permanent 
Positions: Nursery Manager
Start Date: ASAP – apply with full CV, covering letter, and Application Form

Please click on the Application Form to download:

Application Form

Nature’s playground | Life’s stories | Love’s roots

Would you like to join a growing outdoor nursery team? We are setting up a group of outdoor nurseries that will allow children of 2-5 year olds to enjoy the wonder of nature.

You will be supported by a high-class back office team and be provided with exceptional CPD, mentoring and networking opportunities to enhance and develop your skills. You will be the leader of a community focused on growing ‘love’s roots’ within the hearts of the children.

The Role

As Nursery Leader, you’ll lead a qualified team to create adventures and memories for the children. Your natural passion for child-led learning and experience will help you to follow children’s insights in nature’s playground.

Your role is to inspire, develop and manage a team of early years’ practitioners and help them grow as outdoor educators by spending a large part of your time creating and discovering ‘life’s stories’ in the forest.

You will be supported by a high-class back office team and be provided with exceptional CPD, mentoring and networking opportunities to enhance and develop your skills. You will be the leader of a community focused on growing ‘love’s roots’ within the hearts of the children.

Salary: £32,000 to £37,000 depending on experience

Location: Stanmore & Aldenham

What we look for in our ideal leader:

  • A minimum of Early Years Level 3 qualification or QTS
  • 2 years post qualification experience
  • Experience in leading teams
  • Experience in forest schools or outdoor education (desirable)
  • A passion for the outdoors
  • Experience of working and implementing the EYFS statutory framework
  • Experience, knowledge and understanding of children’s safeguarding and KCSIE
  • A person with strong inter-personal and organisation skills
  • The ability to quickly adapt and be flexible

At Little Avanti, we believe that it is crucial to keep staff nourished, happy and inspired so that they can provide the best experiences for the children, parents and community. In light of this, our staff enjoy a range of perks:

  • 25 days’ annual leave
  • Annual staff wellbeing retreats to yoga and mindfulness retreat centres, steeped in nature anywhere from Wales to Belgium.
  • Opportunity to work a week in our partner nursery just outside of Madrid.
  • Career progression
  • CPD programmes and connections to a wider team of educationalists, forest school practitioners and professionals.

To apply please send your CV, a covering letter and a completed application form  (to [email protected]) explaining why you would like to be part of the Little Avanti journey.

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