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Childcare Manager - Ski Season

  • Job Location

    French Alps

  • Start date

    Immediate

  • Duration

    Full Winter Season

  • Job Benefits

    Competitive salary + Full Ski Package + Comfortable accommodation + Return travel to/from UK + All meals +Discounted Drinks & Beauty Treatments + Holiday Concessions + Opportunity to Work Year Round




Description

 

Main Responsibilities
Operational
§  Ensure your team deliver an unforgettable holiday experience to parents and children
§  Ensure standards, ratios and conditions of registration are maintained at all times
§  Maintain up-to-date records for all children
§  Implement health and safety policies, ensure fully operational on a daily basis
§  Audit, evaluate and manage risk ensuring any remedial action is taken immediately
§  Establish high standards of organisation and co-ordination within your department
§  Action and monitor any parents’ child-related issues
§  Build and support a strong relationship with the Hotel Manager
§  Ensure nutritional needs of children are met
§  Assist in the development of childcare standards, procedures and information systems
§  Evaluate childcare quality in each department, identify and address areas for development
§  Coordinate all childcare evening services
 
Communication
§  Actively promote the childcare department to all guests, ensuring parents and guardians are well informed about the department, its services and facilities
§  Encourage good communication links between all other departments
§  Establish, develop and maintain professional working relationships with all department managers, local staff and external companies
 
Personnel
§  Manage staff reviews, appraisals and any disciplinary or grievances matters
§  Develop a training plan, evaluate training undertaken by your team
§  Ensure all new staff follow an induction programme, are mentored and trained
§  Ensure your team are trained, motivated, appraised and developed in a positive and effective manner
§  Support and supervise all staff with their day-to-day duties
§  Monitor staffing levels and liaise with the Hotel Manager
 
Financial
§  Manage care, maintenance and security of equipment and toys
§  Monitor and control department costs
§  Inventory checks

 

Abilities and Skills
§  Present a ‘can do’ attitude
§  Team skills
§  Confident, assertive self-motivator, show initiative
§  Flexible approach
§  Customer orientated
§  Organised, be pro-active, a good planner
§  Effective leadership skills
§  Decisiveness
§  Articulate
§  Staff development
§  Patient and sympathetic by nature An affinity with children

Requirements

Essential Requirements
§  CACHE, NNEB, City & Guilds, BTEC National Diplomas or equivalent qualification to level 3
§  At least 2 years’ experience in a childcare environment
§  Excellent communication and administration skills
§  Ability to use initiative, plan, organise and prioritise work load
§  Experience in Nursery Management
§  Experience with a wide variety of ages
§  Current First Aid Certificate
§  Fluent in English
§  Enhanced disclosure required through the ‘Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
§  UK/EU Passport holder
§  UK National Insurance Number
§  UK Bank Account

About us

Winters tearing down the piste, exhilarating activities on tap and amazing new friends.

Join us for the Winter and have an amazing experience that you will remember for the rest of your life! We recruit year round with the main
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