Pre-School and Out of School Club Manager – Netherthong Preschool and Out of School Club

Pre-School and Out of School Club Manager 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed manager to lead and motivate our friendly  team. Netherthong Pre-School and Out of School Club is a happy and vibrant setting which  has recently made huge improvements to the quality of education provided leading to an  Ofsted rating of Good in all areas when inspected in October 2022. Our setting is extremely  popular and we are proud to be oversubscribed for the coming academic year. The pre school is open term time only, also providing wrap-around care for children up to 7 years old  from the primary school located next door. We also run a holiday club for children aged 2-7  during all school holidays, apart from 2 weeks closure guaranteed each Christmas.  

Successful applicants will have the skills to manage the day to day running of the Pre-school and the vision to make the educational experience truly outstanding for our children and  families. As a Pre-school Manager you will work with the Trustees to provide professional  leadership and management to the staff and to ensure that all children receive the highest  standards of care and education. You will be responsible for compliance with all regulatory  requirements and for maintaining positive working relationships with staff, parents and  carers. You will also work closely with our local school to ensure a smooth transition for  children as they leave the Pre-School and start school. 

We can offer you: 

  • Cheerful and enthusiastic children who are always keen to play and learn A fantastic team of hardworking and friendly individuals, who work tirelessly to make the  learning experience amazing for our children 
  • A supportive network of trustees, who share the drive and ambition to make continuous  improvements to our Pre-School 
  • An opportunity to gain valuable experience and develop professionally, in a motivating  and supportive setting 
  • Some flexibility in working hours within our opening hours 
  • Free childcare at holiday club and wrap around club for up to 2 children, and discounted  rates after this 
  • Working for a Charity Incorporated Organisation (CIO) which is non-profit and proud to  provide an excellent service to our local community 

We are looking for someone who: 

  • Is committed to inspiring enthusiasm and progress in Early Years Education Has high expectations of all children and staff in the setting 
  • Can work well as part of a forward-thinking team 
  • Has a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in childcare  
  • Has at least 2 years’ experience working in an Early Years setting and preferably  supervisory experience within this 
  • Has good written and verbal skills for report writing, maintaining child records and  providing feedback to parents/carers and colleagues  
  • Has a thorough knowledge of child development and a good understanding of  specific needs of individual children. 
  • Has experience of managing and working in a small team

Please note we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and  all roles are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude  candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, across Monday- Friday (flexible working hours can be  considered) 

Number of jobs: 1 

Location: School Street, Netherthong, Holmfirth, HD9 3EB 

Position type: Full time, but term time only will be considered 

Length of contract: Permanent (subject to the completion of a successful 6-month  probation period) 

Salary: £30,000 per annum (or TBC dependent on working pattern) A recruitment and  retention bonus is available for an exceptional candidate. 

Applicants are welcome to attend open days at our setting before applying – available on  Monday 3rd June 13:30-14:30pm and Tuesday 4th June 10:30-11:30am where you will  have an opportunity to take a tour around our setting, ask any questions and meet our  team and children. 

Applicants are welcome to visit our setting before applying – please email us  at to request a visit. Please email to request an application pack. 

Completed application forms need returning to Netherthong Pre-School, addressed to  our Trustees: 

Closing date: 28th June 2024 at 12:00pm 

Interview dates: W/C 1st July 2024

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