Nursery Manager - Streatham

Job title: Nursery Manager - Streatham
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Streatham, SW16
Salary: £30,000 per year
Start date: ASAP
Reference: AT - SB286
Contact name: Andrea Tyler
Contact email:
Published: 5 days ago

Job description

StaffBank are recruiting on behalf of a Nursery in Streatham to find enthusiastic and motivated Experienced Nursery Manager to join their fun and friendly team.

This Streatham Setting is open Monday to Friday from 08:00 -18:00, 51 weeks of the year for children aged 6 months - 5 years and caters for up to 43 children a day. Extra curricular activities include tennis, football and French lessons. The children grow their own fruit and vegetables in the garden and these are used to make their healthy and nutritious meals.

The Nursery is easily accessible by bus and train and is close to the local stations in Streatham. Positive relationships between parents and staff are encouraged at all times to ensure they maintain a positive co-operative environment for the best interests of the children.

This role is to provide professional leadership and management of the nursery. As Nursery Manager you will be effectively managing the day-to-day running of the Nursery and to deliver the highest standards of care and education, compliance with all regulatory requirements and to ensure the staff feel supported in their roles. You will be responsible for maintaining children’s records, ordering equipment, maintaining inventories and keeping personnel records. You will be overseeing the planning, delivery and monitoring of the Early Years Foundation Stage framework.

Salary & benefits include:

·         £30,000 pa

·         40 hours a week

·         5 days a week

·         Additional Early Years training

·         Excellent Transport links

Your role will include:

·         Ensuring all the children reach their highest potential throughout their development

·         Providing high quality care for the children within the setting

·         Building and maintaining good relationships with children and parents, attending parent and staff meetings

·         Implementing the EYFS curriculum

·         Completing observations, planning and any additional paperwork for your key children

·         Ensuring the children have a safe and stimulating environment

·         Supporting children with additional needs and IEP’s

·         Ensuring all the children reach their highest potential throughout their development

·         Supporting children with additional needs and IEP’s

·         Ensuring the nurseries policies and procedures are followed throughout the setting and developing/implementing them if needed

·         Contributing to the strategic planning, monitoring, evaluation and development of the nursery

·         Ordering and maintaining equipment and resources

·         Organising and monitoring students at the setting

·         Identifying staff training needs and facilitate training opportunities

·         Working closely with outside agencies

·         Ensuring the nursery conforms to and exceeds the requirements of Ofsted

·         Contributing and participating in the development of new ideas

·         Keeping up to date on all childcare issues

·         Ensuring that the ratios are maintained at all times

·         Maintaining accurate and up-to-date personnel records for all employees within the nursery

·         Providing constructive, honest feedback to support and encourage all the staff

·         Managing staff annual leave requests to ensure staffing requirements are met

·         Ensuring all staff carry out regular risk assessment checks both inside and outside the setting



All candidates must have:

·         A minimum of an NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education or equivalent

·         Previous experience as a Nursery Manager is essential

·         The ability to work well in a team

·         Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS, Ofsted & Safeguarding

·         Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

·         Outstanding time keeping and attendance record

·         A positive & friendly nature


If you feel you would like to be considered for the above position, get in contact today. You can either send your CV or call us, we do have a 24 hour on call facility should you wish to speak outside of your working hours.


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

**StaffBank is an Equal Opportunities Employer**




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