Job Opportunity

Come and work for Halifax Opportunities Trust and benefit from:

• Accredited Living Wage Foundation Employer
• 30 days Annual leave plus Bank Holidays per year
• Full time contract only 37.5 hrs per week
• In house training and support with professional qualifications
• Mindful employer, a national initiative supporting employees to take a positive approach towards mental health at work
• Full sick pay after a qualifying period

Children’s Centre Early Years Delivery Manager
Working across Upper & Central Calderdale Children’s Centre Nurseries
22.5 hours per week initially, (may increase to 37.5 hours in the future)
£36,000.00 per annum (actual pro-rata £21,600.00)

Halifax Opportunities Trust are now looking for passionate and enthusiastic individual to join the Area Management Team with responsibility for four nurseries across the organisation. To provide high quality, safe, secure and stimulating environments for children aged between 0 – 5 years, ensuring the nurseries achieve a Good /Outstanding judgement at Ofsted inspection.
You will need:
➢ A passion for ensuring all children reach their full potential.
➢ At least 5 years’ experience of managing an early years nursery.
➢ An early years qualification at Degree Level with EYPS or EYT.
➢ Experience of business planning and budget management with a sound understanding of early years funding and restricted funds.
➢ Through understanding and working knowledge of the current EYFS and the ability to ensure nursery teams are meeting the statutory framework.
➢ Thorough understanding and working knowledge of safeguarding legislation within an early years nursery
➢ Excellent understanding and experience of leading Ofsted inspections.
➢ Experience of excellent partnership working with parents/carers and professionals

We offer opportunities for ongoing professional development and further training.
Halifax Opportunities Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and providing equal opportunities in employment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Closing date for applications is Friday 21st October at 5pm, interviews will be held on 2nd November 2022

For an informal discussion regarding the above post please contact
Caren Parkinson on 01422 342552

Halifax Opportunities Trust is an accredited organisation of the Living Wage Foundation