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Nursery Manager

Closing date
21 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
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REED Education are pleased to be working with a national nursery chain who are looking for an Assistant Nursery Manager to join their team!
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Contract: Full time, permanent
  • Location: Holmes Chapel

  • Very competitive salary
  • Access to our own training company to help support and gain further qualifications
  • Annual salary bonus of up to 25% when targets are met
  • Exclusive internal opportunities and strong progression pathways
  • Substantial childcare discounts
  • Retail Discounts Scheme via an online benefits portal

Essential Qualifications & Experience:

• NNEB or BTEC Nat Dip or CACHE Dip in Childcare or NVQ level 3 or SVQ held for at

least 3 years (or other recognised childcare level 3 qualification as per government


• Degree or Leadership and Management qualification (preferred).

• At least 4 years occupational experience within a nursery environment.

• Minimum of 1 years experience as a Nursery Manager/Assistant Nursery Manager.

• An unrivalled dedication to give every child the best start in life.

Key Responsibilities & Duties:

As Manager you have overall responsibility for the nursery and staff within it, ensuring they are performing to the highest standards.

• Safeguarding children is your priority and you will be the Safeguarding lead.

• Speak Up against practices that don't support safeguarding or our Core Values.

• Market and sell the nursery and be the main point of contact at the beginning or end of

each day.

• Complete all office-based duties.

• Get to know the families at the setting to create a trusting rapport with parents and be

able to manage parental complaints/concerns in an efficient timely manner.

• Ensure SEN/ASL needs are identified early and are met with respect, care and


• Embrace and promote our Standards of Excellence in every part of your role.

• Monitor the nurseries planning observation and assessment procedure.

• Manager your Senior Team and organise training/meetings to keep them up to date on

business changes and best practice.

• Challenge any behaviours or practices that go against Busy Bees expectations.

• Ensure that the nursery receives excellent outcomes in internal audits and those of

external authorities such as Ofsted, CI, CIW.

• Ensure that the setting is clean and welcoming, with well-kept educational resources.

• Overall responsibility to maintain ratios and statutory/welfare requirements within the


• Audit children's observations ensuring they provide an accurate, detailed reflective

account of the child's current development needs and ensure staff are providing

developmentally appropriate challenging next steps.

• Appraise and manage the team keeping them motivated whilst also addressing any


We reserve the right to close a job prior to the initial closing date. All positions are subject to a

DBS check or equivalent
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