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Nursery Admissions Assistant

Streatham, London

“Cavendish Lodge Nurseries is an independent group of nurseries and preschools with sites in Streatham and Reigate.  Our nurseries provide children with the highest quality care and education and, where parents are happy for them to be and where staff are committed, enthusiastic and valued.”

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our school as a Finance and Nursery Admissions Assistant.  This is a busy and varied role, primarily to administer the Nursery admissions but also to assist the Finance and Admissions function. 

 

We are looking for :

  • A Finance and Nursery Admissions Assistant

  • Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team

  • Confident and clear communicator

  • Attention to detail and a friendly and professional manner are key requirements, as is the ability to work to deadlines. 

  • Logical thinker with the ability to forward plan

  • Excellent verbal and written skills through diplomacy, tact and empathy

  • Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise workload

 

Main aspects of the Role

  • To administer the Admissions process from enquiry to enrolment.

  • Preparation of regular statistical information.

  • Assists with preparation of monthly staff salaries in partnership with the external payroll team

  • Assist with the management and publication of monthly nursery fees and invoices.

  • Liaise and support parents with NEF funding in conjunction with the Finance Manager

 

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent ICT skills especially Excel

  • Excellent verbal and written skills through diplomacy, tact and empathy

  • Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise workload

 

Location:              Streatham                                                                                        

Contract Term:    Permanent                                                                   

Salary:                   £23,920.00                                        

Hours:                   Full Time – 40 hours per week   

 

Successful applicants will need to provide ‘right to work’ in the U.K documentation, undertake a DBS and contain at least two satisfactory references before commencing employment.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and especially keen to help apprentices, trainees and men in childcare roles.

Cavendish Lodge Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and all successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.