Regional Manager - Camberley, Surrey (GU15) Camerbley, Surrey (GU15 3YX)

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Regional Manager - Camberley, Surrey (GU15)
Location:
Camerbley, Surrey, GU15 3YX
Salary:
£23,000 - £26,000 per year plus bonus scheme
Job Type:
Full Time
Hours:
Monday - Friday, 9.30 - 6.00 plus additional hours during school holidays
Closing Date:
30 January 2020
Job Description

Due to continued growth, a fantastic opportunity has developed for the right individual to join our Head Office Team as a Regional Manager. KOOSA Kids are the leading provider of fun & affordable before, after school and holiday childcare, with an unrivalled number of clubs rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. Under direction of the Quality Assurance Manager and Operations Manager, you will operationally manage all aspects of a number of after school clubs, breakfast clubs and holiday clubs within an allocated geographical region. You will ensure KOOSA Kids are delivering high quality, professional and fun childcare at all times, working to and exceeding agreed KPI’s.

The role

  • As Regional Manager, you will be responsible for the efficient and effective running of the clubs in your region, working closely with the Service & Delivery Manager to ensure outstanding practice is delivered at all times.
  • You will do so by ensuring your clubs are adequately staffed; have sufficient equipment, snacks and materials for day-to-day operations and your club staff have the relevant knowledge, tools and support to operate to expected standards.
  • You will be out on site every day, actively supporting & auditing your clubs, focusing on quality of delivery, observing staff and club performance, working with the site supervisor to create support and improvement plans where necessary, as well as covering for staff absences when required.
  • You will be responsible for staff management & retention for the clubs in your region, directly line-managing, supporting and developing the teams in-line with KOOSA Kids policies.
  • Underpinning everything you do, will be the desire to deliver outstanding levels of childcare at our after school clubs, breakfast clubs and holiday clubs, in-line with KOOSA Kids and Ofsted standards, ensuring the children in our care are provided with a safe and secure environment where they can explore, grow and have FUN!

Responsibilities

  • Operationally manage all aspects of a number of after school clubs, breakfast clubs and holiday clubs within an allocated geographical region, ensuring high quality, professional and fun childcare is delivered at all times, working to and exceeding agreed KPI’s
  • Spending time at your clubs regularly, supporting & developing your teams
  • Actively develop a high level understanding of relevant Ofsted standards & KOOSA Kids internal policies & procedures, staying up to date with latest training as and when required
  • Support Ofsted inspection process
  • Working closely with the Quality Assurance Manager and Service & Delivery Manager, ensure Outstanding practice is delivered at all KOOSA Kids holiday clubs, after school clubs and breakfast clubs
  • Ensure clubs are adequately staffed each day & have sufficient equipment, snacks & materials for day-to-day operations.
  • Assist in delivering recruitment activities, including College & Community Recruitment, attending job and college fairs etc
  • Interview Part-Time and Casual staff and hold group interviews
  • Organising and attending New Parent Evenings, School Fetes and Taster Sessions

Skills & Experience 

  • Minimum 2-3 years management experience in a childcare, early years or playwork setting
  • A minimum of level 3 NVQ / Diploma in Childcare or Playwork (or equivalent)
  • Full driving license with access to your own vehicle essential
  • Be inspirational, bringing fun and creativeness to the team
  • Have a fun and energetic nature
  • Be reliable and passionate over everything else
  • Be able to relate and engage with children aged between 4 - 13 years
  • Be a people person with fantastic communication skills
  • Have the ability to motivate others to deliver to the highest standard
  • Have the ability to be cleared for an enhanced DBS check

Hours

  • Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 6.00pm + additional hours during school holidays
  • Time will be split between office and 'on-site' based work

Company benefits

Company pension, staff discounts, holiday pay, social activities, professional development, career progression & recognisable qualifications nationwide.

KOOSA Kids are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

Why choose KOOSA Kids for your holiday, after school and breakfast club childcare?
Why choose KOOSA Kids for your out of school child care? Exceptional Value, Outstanding Quality, Unlimited Fun!
  • Outstanding, fun-filled out of school childcare
  • Always offered at the lowest possible price
  • Exceptional Ofsted track record with 10 clubs rated ‘Outstanding'
  • Dynamic, caring & fully DBS checked staff
  • Wide range of fun-packed kids activities to suit all ages, tastes & interests
  • Exceptional Value 
  • Outstanding Quality
  • Unlimited Fun