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Deputy Pre-School and Extended Services Manager - William Harding School

  • Location: Aylesbury
  • Ref: FS06267
  • Closing date: 27 October 2017
  • Contract type: Permanent


William Harding Pre-School Extended Services require Deputy Pre-School and Extended Services Manager

50 weeks a year from 36.25hours per week 

BCC Range 2 (£18,517 – £20,800 pro rata)

About us

 We are in a period of expansion and have recently moved into our new state of the art, 21st Century building.


About the role

The Head Teacher and Extended Services Managers are seeking to appoint a dynamic and experienced Deputy Manager to join our well established and popular setting. The successful candidate will contribute to and oversee the care and education of children in both our Preschool and Extended School.

Applicants should consider themselves to be an exemplary role model, have high expectations of the children in their care, be committed to raising standards within a supportive and welcoming environment and have the ability to deliver child centred practice. The role includes managerial duties, a strategic approach towards early years practice development and the successful applicant will work with the Preschool Managers to lead and develop practice at our schools After School and holiday Clubs.

About you

Candidates should have a minimum NVQ level 3 qualification in childcare and education.  Previous experience of working with children in a preschool or similar environment and Knowledge of the EYFS, the play principles and child development is essential. Leadership experience is desirable.

Candidates should have the ability to converse at ease with our families, professionals and each other in accurate spoken English

Other Information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS check required. 

Please do not hesitate to contact Julie/Sian at the Extended School should you wish to discuss the role further. Visits are positively encouraged. Please note applications should be written in conjunction with the job description and personal specification. NO CV’s. 

Please contact the extended office for an application pack or to book a visit by e-mail: extendedoffice@whcs.bucks.sch.uk or telephone: 01296 398822. 

Closing date: Friday 27 October 2017, with interviews following week

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