Nursery Manager

Support Services Group
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Nursery Manager

North London

£35K - £37K


At least 12 months experience in an Outstanding setting Experience of Ofsted inspections At least 5 years of management experience Ambitious, able to work under pressure Excellent staff leadership and management skills Proven track record of improving nurseries Experience of increasing occupancy


Our nursery opened in August 2016. It is a brand new, beautiful setting in North London with a capable staff team. We have great support from an experienced Head Office team and supportive owners. We are looking for an experienced, ambitious and professional manager with a proven track record of improving nurseries, staff management and excellent communication skills. It is a high pressure role with a lot of responsibility and the manager will need to be a organised, a great multitasker and a natural leader.


  • Comply with all regulatory requirements
  • Provide high standards of care and education
  • Support all nursery staff in their roles
  • Acquire and maintain positive working partnerships with staff, parents and carers
  • Sustain targets for revenue and costs Key Responsibilities
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all company policies and procedures are adhered to by all staff
  • Promote a high standard of quality within the nursery, including practice, environment and resources to meet the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Ensure appropriate planning and assessment is in place and is accurately maintained by all staff
  • Support the development of good practice in relation to special educational needs and inclusion
  • Provide leadership and support to all staff to enable them to establish and maintain professional positive working relationships with both colleagues, parents and carers
  • Deploy staff effectively to ensure the required standards are maintained
  • Ensure the effective implementation of the company’s keyperson system throughout the nursery
  • Ensure that all children are kept safe and that staff are confident to follow safeguarding procedures Implement and support others in delivering the EYFS in line with current practice and guidelines
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with relevant outside agencies
  • Create and maintain a culture of self-evaluation and reflective practice throughout the nursery
  • Proactively promote and represent the nursery to current and potential parents/customers including in the wider community
  • Adhere to all health and safety policies and procedures and be responsible for ensuring all staff receive health and safety training
  • Be fully aware of all emergency and security procedures
  • Be responsible for ensuring the nursery remains compliant in respect of suitably trained and vetted staff with relevant qualifications
  • Recruit, induct, support, train and appraise all staff to deliver high quality childcare practice
  • Identify, address and support individual training needs and self-development such as supervisions and appraisals
  • Be responsible for making sure all complaints/concerns are actively resolved in a timely manner
  • Manage staff and running costs
  • Facilitate inspections by regulatory bodies and implement any recommendations
  • Be responsible for all administrative duties associated with the nursery, including maintaining children’s records, ordering equipment and keeping personnel files