Deputy Nursery Manager

Hours: 40
Closing Date: 30/04/2018

We are looking for a Deputy Manager 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


The salary for this position will be in the banding of £21,632 - £26,915 per annum, depending on experience. 

Role Requirements: 

We have an opportunity for a Deputy Manager to work with children aged 3 months to 5 years. You will be responsible to work under the direction of the Manager and deputise as and when required.

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


  • NVQ in Early Years Childcare Level 3/4 or above (please note health and social care qualifications are not suitable)
  • ICT qualification preferable or a sound knowledge of Microsoft applications

Role Expectations: 

  • To work under the direction of the Manager and deputise for him/her as and when required
  • To support the aims and objectives of the nursery and assist the Manager in the organisation of a high-quality setting.
  • To provide high standards of childcare and education including monitoring and reviewing the provision at all times
  • To be key to raising the quality of early years provision and act as an agent of change to improve practice in the nursery including providing a safe, caring environment to enable the emotional, social and educational development of children, through individual attention and group activities
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