Are you confused about how to calculate Term Time Staff Annual Leave? This latest ruling from The Court of Appeal has ruled that pro-rating leave is not permitted. Term Time Staff Annual Leave - Background Term time only is not defined in law and as such there is no legal calculation for holiday entitlement specifically… Continue reading Term Time Staff Annual Leave
Check Early Years Qualification On 9th August, the check early years qualification documents from the Department of Education were updated. The DFE confirmed that on 9th August they published updates to the documents 'Early years qualifications: pre-September 2014' and 'Level 2 early years practitioner qualifications: from 1 September 2019'. This update is largely due to… Continue reading Check Early Years Qualification
Nursery Manager Training is a frequent topic of conversation with Nursery Owners. We often find that Nursery Managers have been promoted for their outstanding practice as Early Years Practitioners. And then, they are expected to manage budgets, marketing, staff conflict in the nursery, run appraisals and 1000s of other things. In this, the Early Years… Continue reading Nursery Manager Training – Leadership Coaching and Mentoring
Nursery Staff Files Safer recruitment and nursery staff files can be a headache, especially if you are taking over a setting and decades of unorganised files. I have been working with a client who contacted me after receiving an inadequate Ofsted judgement. Part of the reason for this was their staff files. In the nursery's… Continue reading Early Years HR client gets their Good!
Flexible working comes in all shapes and sizes, and can be requested for a multitude of reasons. A nursery practitioner returning to work after maternity leave could wish to come back on a part time basis; or an office administrator might request to work from home two days of their five day working week. The… Continue reading Flexible Working