Nursery Manager

Hays Specialist Recruitment - Further Education
£21000 - £24000/annum
11 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Nursery Manager Required in Lincoln, Full Time position Starting Salary: £21,000-£24,000
Report to: Director of the nursery

I am currently representing a local nursery who is looking for their next nursery manager. They are looking for an inspirational nursery manager, filled with full commitment and passion for teaching, leading their team to ensure that each and every child reaches their full potential.

To share a little about this local Nursery, the company have a thorough understanding of care for children. They cater towards each and every child, understanding their strengths and using them to work on their weaknesses. Their essential aim is to prepare the child mentally as well as physically for the next stage of education, and the beginning of their lifetime journey.


* Have you had experience as a manager ready to assist running a medium size nursery setting?
* Does the idea of working for a successful and growing company appeal to you?
* Can you imagine a role that reports into a childcare expert who understands and supports your vision and goals?
* Have you got what it takes to maximise the potential of every child?
* Can you inspire, assist with the director to lead and develop a management team in pursuit of excellence in an early year's setting?
* Are you looking for a new and unique role to develop your career and contribution to the nursery sector and EYFS framework?
* Do you hold a safeguarding, SENCO, paediatric first aid, and a food & hygiene certificate?
* Do you hold a DBS with an update service?

The main aspect for a nursery manager's role is to assist the director in delivering a high quality childcare and education following the EYFS and the Montessori Method. They are therefore looking for an inspirational deputy nursery manager, helping motivate, encourage, lead and bring ownership to all team players. Helping to promote the nursery's logo "The spark to education".

It is crucial that the nursery manager must have obtained either one of the following:

* A minimum of a level 3 in childcare or equivalent, preferably a Montessori Level 3/4 Diploma, or a higher qualification in early years childhood studies (can provide further training)
* Two years of managing
* Ideally a safeguarding and a paediatric first aid qualification.
* GCSE in both Maths and English at the level of grade C or above
* You will need to have a sound working knowledge in accordance with the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) in order to lead the nursery to outstanding status.

Key areas to assist the manager in;

* Promote the aims and objectives of the nursery
* Promote the high standards of the nursery at all times to parents, staff and visitors
* Ensure the provision of high standards of physical, personal, social and emotional care
* Lead a team of professional workers and to ensure good practice at all times
* To be aware of and act in accordance with current legislation, good practice, nursery policies and procedures
* Adhere to, and to assist supporting all team members to understand and follow, the legal requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.
* Follow and support staff to understand and implement the *Early Years Foundation Stage.
* Follow all relevant Acts including the Equality Act 2010 and the Data Protection Act 1998
* Supporting all team members to work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members
* Assisting all administrative duties
* Assisting in Co-coordinating and chairing staff meetings
* Having the initiative to assist on developing ideas
* Assist the development and implementation of systems to monitor and record child development
* Oversee that the agreed high standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained
* Ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children regardless of any disabilities, family backgrounds or medical history
* Report back to the Senior Team as required with information relating to finance, quality of the provision and anything else deemed necessary


* Discounted childcare within our nurseries
* Fantastic career progression and continuous professional development
* Support from passionate Early Years Specialists and Directors of Childcare
* Annual appraisals
* Salary increase based on excellent work ethic
* Flexible working
* Comprehensive and structured induction to assist you in your new role and setting
* Rewarding excellence scheme
* Pension scheme
* Training
* Holiday pay
* All applicants must undertake an enhanced DBS check with update service and will be appointed subject to two suitable written references.

If you feel this position is the right on for you then please send me through your recent CV or call me on (Apply online only)

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