Childcare Manager

Childcare Manager

We have fantastic career opportunities within our Childcare programme at Mark Warner. Our Childcare Managers have overall management of the childcare department in one of our stunning Mediterranean Beach Resorts.

As Childcare Manager you will have proven management skills and experience leading and supporting a large team. You will guarantee the effective management and organisation of the childcare department whilst ensuring in every children’s club your team deliver the highest level of childcare in a safe, happy, stimulating environment.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure your team deliver an unforgettable holiday experience to parents and children
  • Ensure standards, ratios and conditions of registration are maintained at all times
  • Maintain up-to-date records for all children
  • Implement health and safety policies, ensure fully operational on a daily basis
  • Audit, evaluate and manage risk ensuring any remedial action is taken immediately
  • Establish high standards of organisation and co-ordination within your department
  • Action and monitor any parents’ child-related issues
  • Ensure nutritional needs of children are met
  • Assist in the development of childcare standards, procedures and information systems
  • Evaluate the quality of childcare within each department, identify and address areas needing development
  • Ectively promote the childcare department to all guests, ensuring parents and guardians are well informed about the department, it’s services and facilities
  • Manage staff reviews, appraisals and any disciplinary or grievance matters
  • Develop a training plan, evaluate training undertaken by your team
  • Ensure all childcare staff are trained, motivated, appraised and developed in a positive and effective manner
  • Support and supervise all staff with their day-to-day duties
  • Monitor staffing levels and liaise with the Resort Manager
  • Manage care, maintenance and security of equipment and toys
  • Monitor and control department costs
  • Inventory checks

Essential Requirements

  • CACHE, NNEB, City & Guilds, BTEC National Diplomas or equivalent qualification to level 3
  • At least 2 years experience in a childcare environment
  • Paediatric First Aid/ Emergency Paediatric First Aid
  • Excellent communication and administration skills
  • Ability to use initiative, plan, organise and prioritise work load
  • Experience in Nursery Management
  • Experience with a wide variety of ages
  • Good swimmer
  • Fluent in English
  • Enhanced disclosure required through the ‘Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
  • UK/EU Passport holder, UK National Insurance Number, UK Bank Account

What we offer
Not only do we offer you a fully comprehensive package some of which includes; travel to/from resort, accommodation, food, use of all watersports and hotel facilities, discounts at the company bars and discounted holidays for family and friends, you will also have the opportunity to continue to work with us in our beautiful locations in the French Alps in the winter.

 

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