About Outdoor Owls
Outdoor Owls is on a mission to get city children outdoors!
We believe nature and community provide many fun and hands-on experiences to enable healthy, happy and flourishing children. Our aim is to prepare children not just for school, but for life.
We opened our Richmond setting in January 2020 and have ambitious plans.
The Role – Deputy Nursery Manager
Do you love outdoor, child-led and playful education? We are looking for a leader and someone qualified to min. Lvl3 to lead our team of educators and current 28+ children each day in guidance and alongside our nursery manager and third in charge.
This is a great opportunity for someone with a serious passion for outdoor learning (and not afraid to get their hands dirty!) to join the team at its early stage. You will be working alongside passionate outdoor educators within a modern management setting.
We have a unique ethos and curriculum and aim to deliver an “owlstanding” child and parent experience.
Lead the team and daily child routine
Support on delivery of training
Build great parent rapport and support with feedback
Support in planning, logistics, and super fun days
Ensuring our safeguarding procedures are followed as well as following our health and safety routines
Help drive and develop our child, team, and parent experience
Who Are You?
Have an Early Years Level 3 qualification (or above)
General outdoor play enthusiast (interested in Forest Schooling methods)
Well versed in all things EYFS
Confident dealing with health & safety and safeguarding of children
Experience in leading a time
Tip top time management
Our nursery will operate 51 weeks of the year with children attending full days.
The days typically begin and end at our indoor setting (near Richmond station) with our core learning setting being at our green space which is walking distance away. Once our nursery is successfully running we aspire to offer some funded places for children.
Innovative and ambitious nursery project – be part of an exciting movement and make positive change!
Outdoors and community – huge opportunity to teach and develop children outdoors whilst spending your own days outdoors in nature and fresh air!
Passionate and professional team – we’re growing a special team and you will be working with experienced professionals. We are passionate about our mission and have full confidence in our team of teachers who are key to our success.
Career growth and opportunities – we are looking for someone eager to learn from others around them. There will likely be opportunities to grow and develop with Outdoor Owls.
At Outdoor Owls you will be given a highly competitive salary.
Along with plenty of responsibility, you’ll receive: 28 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays) and future professional development experiences and opportunities.
As we grow we plan to offer this person other perks too (o, and of course we’ll be developing some awesome Outdoor Owls wearables not just for the children!)…… click apply for full job details
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