Nursery Third in Charge

Hours: 40
Closing Date: 26/01/2018

We are looking for a Third in Charge to join our team!

We are a leading ethical childcare provider dedicated to providing the best possible care and education. We operate 45 nurseries nationwide; constantly investing in our people and facilities to ensure our nurseries are the best places for children to grow and develop.

Our aim is to inspire you to inspire our children and to be part of our success story. Our environments nurture both children and your career, every child is different so every day will be different and rewarding. 

It’s our people that make us who we are, they’re the best at what they do, so we look after them the best we can!

Great Benefits: 

  • Share of profits
  • Annual pay increase
  • Ofsted Outstanding bonuses
  • Training and Development
  • Annual Awards and Conferences
  • 30% Childcare discount & Childcare vouchers
  • Discounts on phone packages, gym membership, and high street stores
  • Discounts on Co-operative food, Funeral, Travel and Healthcare outlets
  • Cycle to work and Green car scheme
  • 3 paid days per year for fundraising in the local community

Role Requirements:

Third in charge required to support management in the day to day running of the nursery.

This role will require a DBS check at enhanced level to be obtained, an Occupational Health Check & 2 satisfactory References.


£19,602 - £22,772 depending on experience 


•NVQ Level 3

•Minimum of GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent

•ICT qualification preferable or a sound knowledge of Microsoft applications

Role Expectations:

• To work in partnership with the Manager and Deputy Manager to maintain the operational efficiency of the nursery

• Deputise for the Deputy Manager when required and in the absence of the Manager and Deputy Manager, be responsible for the running of the nursery as a whole

• To be key to raising the quality of early year’s provision and act as an agent of change to improve practice in the nursery, providing support to Room Leaders and team members

• To monitor, share and implement best practice across the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) with Room Leaders and team members, support and mentor other practitioners and model the skills and behaviours that safeguard and promote good outcomes for children, and, in addition, work in close collaboration with other agencies

• To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, learn and develop

• To build and maintain strong partnerships with parents

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