Nursery Manager

AML Recruitment Solutions Ltd
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job description:

·Management qualification (advantage)

Follwing are essentialt

·Full clear enhanced DBS

·Paediatric First Aid

·Designated Safeguarding Training

·Full and complete understanding of the EYFS

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated, creative individual to undertake the management of a Day nursery based in Aylesbury.

The main duties expected of the Nursery Manager are, as follows, please note that this description is a basic outline, and that additional requests may be made from time to time.


to know and understand nursery Policies and prices, and to ensure that these Policies are implemented at all times
To know and understand the EYFS
To use own initiative
To be punctual and willing to do overtime when required to ensure the smooth running of the Nursery
To be well-presented at all times
To work as part of a team
To support the owner of the Nursery and to work in the best interests of the Nursery at all times.
To assist with the recruitment of new staff as directed by the owner of the Nursery
To supervise staff and students and to assist with staff appraisals
To recognize staff training needs and to look for courses that fulfill those needs.Managers should also keep records of courses booked or attended for each individual member of staff
To organize, attend and minute regular staff meetings
To be prepared to work with the nursery nurses to cover staff leave/absences, where necessary
To supervise the planning in all of the rooms
To supervise the completion of development records and manage our ‘LearningBook’ system
To ensure that risk assessments are carried out daily
To ensure that the staff are keeping the nursery clean, tidy and safe.
To liaise with the owners of the Nursery to formulate working staff rotas, ensuring that staff ratios are adhered to at all times
To assist with the preparation of regular parent newsletters, emails and updates
To organize a parents’ evening at least three times a year as well as Parents’ forum
To keep and monitor accident, incident and risk assessment records with assistance from our management Software
To use and manage our administration/ nursery management systems.
To supervise the administration of all medication
To provide the owners of the Nursery with regular reports on the Nursery and its staff
To assist the owners of the Nursery with marketing exercises
To keep attendance records for all of the children up-to-date
To show potential customers around the Nursery and to be able to discuss the Nursery policies with them, where necessary
To assist with the general administration of the Nursery, including invoices, payments and ordering as directed by the owner
To ensure that the Nursery Inspection Checklist is always adhered to.
Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £28,000.00 /year