Head of Department

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Head of Department

We are actively seeking Head of Departments to come work in one of our stunning Mediterranean Beach Resorts. Whether you’re looking for a short-term challenge or a career in the childcare industry, Mark Warner offers a rewarding adventure and some fantastic career opportunities.

As a Head of Department within our childcare team you will be responsible for the management of one of our children’s clubs. You will report into the Childcare Manager and will be accountable for a team of nannies and/or activity leaders. You will help create a stimulating environment whilst looking after the safety and welfare of all children.

Main Responsibilities

  • Alongside the Childcare Manager and team ensure excellent relationships are maintained with parents and their children
  • Support and assist the Childcare Manager to provide effective day-to-day management of the department
  • Formulate, operate and evaluate a varied weekly programme of activities
  • Assist the Childcare Manager with paperwork, keeping up-to-date records for all children
  • Actively promote the childcare department to all guests, ensuring parents and guardians are well informed about the department, its services and facilities
  • Ensure all health, safety and security systems are fully operational on a daily basis
  • Maintain high standards of organisation and co-ordination within the department
  • Support and supervise your team with their day-to-day duties
  • Mentor and train new staff; provide on-going training to your department
  • Maintain inventories on a weekly basis
  • Assist the Childcare Manager with regular reviews and staff appraisals
  • Assist the Childcare Manager in monitoring and controlling department costs

Essential Requirements

  • CACHE, NNEB, City & Guilds, BTEC National Diplomas or equivalent qualification to level 3
  • At least 1 years experience in a childcare environment
  • Excellent communication and administration skills
  • Ability to use initiative, plan, organise and prioritise work load
  • 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

Package and Benefits

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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