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Chief Operations Officer for Early Year

Permanent Contract | £55,000 – £59,000 per annum | 37.5 Hours per week, Part time may be considered | YMCA City Gateway Office/Black Country Wide

Are you an experienced regional manager, passionate about early years education and quality assurance? Do you have experience of multi-site operational management or are you looking for the next step in your career? If so, YMCA Black Country Group wants you!

What You’ll Do:
• Actively lead a team of Nursery Managers to ensure excellence in early years education, being a visible role model for quality and best practise.
• Serve as the key point of contact for Ofsted, maintaining compliance with regulatory standards.
• Support Nursery Managers to maximise income working alongside our internal finance team.
• Maintain partnerships with stakeholders to drive business growth and development.
• Adopt the YMCA’s bespoke curriculum and pedagogy, enabling our children and families to belong, contribute and thrive.

What You’ll Bring:
• Senior management experience in an early-years setting.
• Strong financial acumen and strategic thinking skills.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
• Personal commitment to the Christian faith, and practical expression of that faith in a professional context*

The successful applicant will also receive:
• 24/7 Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
• Cycle to work scheme
• Access to our IMHR Plus online portal, offering discounts at major brands and retailers
• SimplyHealth cash plan e.g. dental care, physiotherapy, diagnostic consultation, tests, scans and more
• Life Assurance scheme
And much more! Please refer to recruitment pack or job description for full details.

It is a requirement that the successful applicant will complete an enhanced DBS check before taking up the role.

Closing Date:
Friday 12th April 2024
We reserve the right to close this vacancy before this date should we receive sufficient applications. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure your application is considered.

YMCA BCG is a trauma-informed organisation; we recognise and understand the widespread impact of trauma on individuals to shape policies, practices, and culture. We are sensitive and responsive to the needs of those who have endured trauma to prevent its recurrence among clients and staff.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Therefore, we encourage and support the recruitment, retention and career development of people from as wide a range as possible of ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds.

* A Genuine Occupational Requirement in accordance with the Equalities Act 2010

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