Shropshire Council

Deputy manager, Craven Arms Childcare and Pre-school

Job Title

Deputy manager

Name and short description of the setting

Craven Arms Childcare and Preschool

Main duties


  • Ensure Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is promoted and delivered within the setting and the principles adhered to
  • Work alongside the manager to draw long term and termly curriculum plans which take into account the requirements of the EYFS
  • Ensure each child is working towards learning outcomes, while monitoring the effectiveness of the pre-school curriculum through regular observations and assessments
  • Supervise and support staff to deliver the daily programme of pre-school activities and events and ensure high standards of care and teaching are met
  • Ensure children's records are properly administered as well as other records, such as register of attendance, fire records, accident / incident book and inventory books are maintained
  • Maintain high standards of hygiene, consistently implement safety procedures
  • To work alongside our treasurer to produce fee invoices.

Essential requirements ie qualifications, skills, attributes

Minimum level 3 early years childcare, GCSE grade C or above English and maths, IT skills, paediatric first aid

Pay actual or TBA (to be arranged depending on qualifications etc).


Hours to be worked


Closing date for applications

30 November 2017

Contact details

Wendy Weynberg, manager: