Nursery leaders play a crucial role in the overall smooth running of their nursery, as they are ultimately in charge of the recruitment of staff, child protection and development, and health and safety.
They are responsible for writing and implementing policies and procedures that require current, up-to-date knowledge and for ensuring that legislation is being followed at all times.
Most importantly, nursery leaders are key to achieving an 'outstanding' grade from Ofsted in all areas of nursery life. How to be an Outstanding Nursery Leader covers common everyday situations, such as staffing and potential problems, and is a useful tool for anyone enrolled on the CACHE Level 4 Certificate for the Early Years Advanced Practitioner.
Allison Lee uses her wealth of experience to explore important aspects of management, including effective staff meetings, appraisals and supervisions, to help a nursery leader get the best from their team and earn that all-important 'outstanding' grade from Ofsted.