Nursery Manager

Happy Days Nurseries
Bodmin, UK
19 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Nursery Manager

Salary £22,500 with bonus scheme

Happy Days is one of the largest nursery providers in the South West, with 21 settings across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Bristol, and we are currently undergoing a programme of expansion.

Happy Days Nurseries are looking for an experienced Nursery Manager to join our Bodmin nursery. The successful candidate will take on the running of the setting along with support from a highly qualified and experienced support team including childcare and education, finance, business, HR and marketing professionals.

This is an exciting opportunity to use your leadership skills to manage the nursery and drive forward the development of the nursery.

Our Nursery Managers are given autonomy to run the nursery as their own business.

Key day-to-day tasks will include:
  • Day to day running of the nursery to achieve and maintain high standards of childcare and education
  • Mentoring, guiding and developing your own team
  • Providing professional advice and support on childcare development
  • Developing and maintaining great relationships with parents, children and childcare professionals
  • Managing budgets and meeting targets.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about working in childcare, has previous experience in a private day care setting and knowledge of current childcare legislation. You must have been qualified for at least 2 years with a NVQ level 3 qualifications in childcare or equivalent. The ability to achieve an outstanding OFSTED inspection as well as possessing excellent management, communication and leadership skills is essential.

In return, Happy Days offers a great reward package including contributory pension, discretionary performance related bonus scheme, discount childcare and extensive professional development.

If you are interested in applying, please forward your CV to Gosia at

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