Nursery Manager

AML Recruitment Solutions Limited
22 Apr 2017
22 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.

Salary 28K BASIC