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    Nursery Manager (Native English Speaker)

    Tinytown - Abu Dhabi, UAE

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    Job Description

    A new Nursery in Abu Dhabi city is recruiting a Nursery Manager. The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate capabilities in building and maintaining a high quality childcare provision.

    Purpose of Job
    The Nursery Manager will be expected to provide high quality, flexible childcare for families from the local communities. The Nursery Manager will oversee the operation of the day nursery to the highest standards, ensuring that the best possible environment and care are provided for young children.

    Main Responsibilities
     Oversee the day to day management, staffing, organization and smooth running of the Nursery.
     Ensure the provision is of the highest quality; providing a safe, stimulating and caring child-centered environment catering for the children’s educational and developmental needs.
     Ensure that all agreed quality and safety standards are maintained in the nursery at all times.
     Recruit and overall manage of all childcare and other staff.
     Liaise closely with parents to ensure high levels of involvement and customer satisfaction at all times.
     Contribute to the strategic planning, monitoring, evaluation and development of the Nursery.
     Develop the curriculum and operating policies/procedures for the nursery
     Develop and implement the operational framework and standards to ensure the smooth running of the nursery
     Market the nursery to prospective parents, together with managing director
     Meet the occupancy and revenue targets set by the board of trustees and manage all day to day costs, to ensure the continued profitability of the nursery.
     Collect and record fees in line with policy and procedures.

    Qualifications, experience and personal qualities required

     Bachelor's or Diploma (4 yrs)
     Native English speaker
     A minimum of two years working in a management capacity in a group day care setting for children aged 0-5 years
     Computer literate and able to use Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Emails).
     Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
     Achievement orientated with an ability to use own initiative
     Well-organised and works autonomously with minimal close supervision
     Strong people management skills with the ability to lead and motivate a team
     Thorough with strong attention to detail and a commitment to excellence
     Proactive and innovative approach to challenges and ideas, plus strong problem solving capabilities
     Resilience, ie maturity, ability to cope with pressure and difficult people
     Ability to balance and reconcile different interests and respond sensitively to varying needs
     Self confident with strong interpersonal skills
     Enjoys working collaboratively as a member of a team

    Skills

    Computer literate and able to use Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Emails).
    Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    Strong people management skills with the ability to lead and motivate a team
    Thorough with strong attention to detail and a commitment to excellence
    Proactive and innovative approach to challenges and ideas, plus strong problem solving capabilities

    Job Details

    Job Location:
    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Company Industry:
    Education, Training, and Library
    Company Type:
    Employer (Private Sector)
    Job Role:
    Education/Training
    Joining Date:
    01-OCT-13
    Employment Status:
    Full time
    Employment Type:
    Employee
    Monthly Salary Range:
    Unspecified
    Manages Others:
    Yes
    Number of Vacancies:
    1

    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level:
    Management
    Years of Experience:
    Min: 2
    Residence Location:
    Unspecified
    Gender:
    Unspecified
    Nationality:
    Unspecified
    Degree:
    Bachelor's degree / higher diploma