Pre-School and Holiday Club Manager

Job title: Pre-School and Holiday Club Manager
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Hampton
Salary: £24,605.86 per year
Start date: Immediate
Reference: LT003
Contact name: Lily Tyler
Contact email:
Published: about 1 month ago

Job description

Are you looking for a new position within Nursery Management? If so, this may be the role for you!

This Hampton based Pre-School requires a reliable, personable and experienced Nursery Manager to manage the day-to-day running of their setting and lead their team.

The setting provides care for up to 28 children aged 2 – 4 years old. This role is 35 hours a week for 38 weeks and is operational 8:45am – 2:30pm, with an early finish at 12pm on Fridays. You will also be expected to work 40 hours a week during the holiday periods managing the Holiday Club with occasional weekend work.

In this you role will be responsible for all staff and children in the setting and ensuring that the daily running of the setting is smooth and efficient.

Your day-to-day role will include;

  • Overseeing the care of all children attending the settings

  • Overseeing the curriculum and ensuring all the children reach their highest potential throughout their development

  • Ensuring the children have a safe and stimulating environment

  • Check orders for equipment and resources, prior to orders being placed

  • Update the website and Intranet so that information is always up to date

  • Recruit and induct staff

  • Conduct Annual Performance reviews/probation reviews

  • Manage rotas, audits, staff cover, and absence for sickness and annual leave

  • Analyse and reforecast the Nursery budget each month

  • Complete health and safety checks on a daily basis

  • Ensure each child is given praise and encouragement and provide opportunities to succeed in environments where positive behaviour is promoted

  • General office administration duties

  • Show prospective parents around promoting the benefits of the nursery

Benefits of this role include;

  • £24,605.86 per annum

  • 28 Days + Bank Holidays

  • Pension

  • Excellent transport links and local amenities

  • Free use of the Health and Fitness facilities and a staff discount in selected restaurants.

  • Immediate start!

A successful candidate must have;

  • Relevant managerial experience

  • A Childcare and Education qualification NVQ Level 3 or equivalent

  • Minimum of 1 years’ post-qualifying experience working with children aged 0-5 years

  • Excellent knowledge & practice of the EYFS Framework, OFSTED Early Years Inspection Requirements

  • The ability to proficiently use IT systems; including working with databases,, Microsoft office, email, internet

  • Excellent knowledge of Safeguarding and Welfare issues concerning children

  • Commitment to promoting the welfare of children

  • Passion for working with babies and children

  • Enthusiastic attitude and sound knowledge towards child development for children aged 0-5 years

  • The ability to form non-judgmental and constructive relationships, especially with vulnerable people, whilst holding clear boundaries

  • Good planning and organisational skills in order to manage a busy and varied workload


If you think that you fit this description of a self-sufficient, enthusiastic and reliable individual who possesses the right attributes for this amazing opportunity - please call us on 020 8686 0100.

** StaffBank is an Equal Opportunities Employer **

** This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Certificate and Early Years references **

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