Childcare Services Team Manager (FIF12524)

£41,541 - £45,427 per year
08 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Interview Date:Tuesday 8 January 2019

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

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The Team Manager provides strategic leadership and management of Childcare Services including approximately 60 Out of School Clubs, 5 Community Crèches, a Mobile Crèche Service, 33 Breakfast Cafes and Holiday Play Schemes. Each service provides high quality care, play and learning opportunities from babies through to teenagers.

The Fife wide service operates 50 weeks a year and you will generally work Monday to Friday with only occasional evening and weekend work.

In addition you will provide financial, performance and workforce management for Fife Childcare Services.

The Individual

You will hold a relevant degree qualification for example Community Education, Social Work, Teaching, Childhood Practice or Business Administration.

This combined with significant experience of working in early years, childcare, education or community development coupled with significant professional experience in a management role.

Ideally you will have experience of managing a business, or income generating activity with a large customer base.

Good communication skills are necessary including an awareness of customer care with telephone, email and face to face enquiries. Confidentiality awareness is essential.

You should be a confident user of IT applications, showing ability to use packages effectively

Before confirming your appointment to the post, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland.

For further information, please contact:

Jacqueline Price - Education Manager Tel 03451 55 55 55 ext 442045

For an informal discussion:

Carol Notman - Team Manager ~ Childcare Services Tel 03451 55 55 55 ext 441954

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