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Pre-School, Breakfast and After School Club Manager
Location: Gateway Brockhurst Avery
Salary: £15.88 per hour term time only
Closing Date: 16/06/2023

We have an exciting opportunity at our Gateway Brockhurst Avery setting.   We have a vacancy for Pre-School, Breakfast and After School Club Manager.

Purpose of the Job:

Pre-School Manager  –  To provide safe, high quality education and care for Pre-School children. To ensure the fulfilment of legal, statutory and setting obligations are followed and met. To lead and manage staff on a day-to-day basis to contribute to and implement Pre-School policies

Hours – 40 hours per week term time only

Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm

Maybe required on occasions to cover the breakfast and after school club

Breakfast and After school Club Manager  –  To provide safe, high quality care for children attending. To fulfil legal and statutory requirements. To ensure that all statutory, legal and setting obligations are followed and met.

Responsible for 4 deputies within pre-school and breakfast and after school club.


Essential criteria

  • Proven experience of working in a Pre-School setting in a managerial/supervisory position.
  • Level 3 early years education and childcare qualification or equivalent, and a commitment to obtaining a level 4 and above qualification.
  • Sound understanding of child development, and of children’s needs.
  • Ability to plan and implement a Pre-School curriculum, taking into account the SEN Code of Practice, child protection procedures and equal opportunities’ considerations.
  • Demonstrable and detailed knowledge of current legislation relevant to the early years.
  • Ability to work with parents and families to encourage their involvement.
  • Ability to effectively market the Pre-School to maximise occupancy levels and fee income.
  • Ability to effectively lead and manage a team of adults, including conducting performance management processes e.g. induction, supervision meetings, appraisals and setting objectives. (with support from another manager when needed)
  • Commitment to equal opportunities and an understanding of equality and diversity issues.
  • Ability to write clear reports and to use computer software
  • Part of the Gateway Pre-Schools Management team attending meetings.
Early Years Practitioner
Location: Gateway Pre-schools
Salary: min £10.42 per hour term time only
Closing Date: 26/05/2023

Early Years Practitioner  Gateway Pre-schools

We are looking for an Early Years Practitioner to join our  Team to be able to work flexibly throughout the 4 Gateway Pre-School settings.

Hours:   16 to 22 hours per week term time only

Qualifications: Level 2 or above in Early Years.

Desirable Criteria: Child Protection, First Aid, Food Hygiene, Health and Safety


  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Passion for delivering quality provision in the Early Years
  • Sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Team Player
  • Experience in a Childcare setting


We would be delighted to show you around any of our Gateway Pre-School locations. Please call 02392 982 360 or email us at contact@gatewaypreschools.org to make an appointment.