Deputy Nursery Manager

Job Title: Deputy Nursery Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lewisham
Salary: £21-23,000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SB36
Contact Name: Christine Brannagan
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 23, 2017 16:58

Job Description

Deputy Nursery Manager Required – Lewisham

A friendly privately owned Nursery in the Lewisham area is looking for a Deputy Nursery Manager to join their team. The setting is operational 50 weeks of the years, Monday to Friday 08:00 to 6:00 and caters for up to 30 children aged from 3 months to 5 years.

The setting is a family owned business, which aims to provide a family feel to the nursery with a friendly, caring and fun atmosphere for all children and staff.

The nursery has a wide variety of age appropriate resources to help them develop and learn through play. All children have access to a fully equipped outdoor area which allows them to explore freely.

You will be mainly based in the rooms with the Preschool children and will be responsible for managing 1 member of staff.

You will have 1 day in the week where you will be office based and you will be responsible for managing up to 15 staff members.

As a room based Deputy Manager you will be working with children aged 3-5 year olds and you will be managing up to 15 staff across the nursery. You will ensure the children receive the high quality care and education they deserve and also work closely with the Manager to ensure smooth running of the Nursery. Having a good knowledge of all Nursery Policies and Procedures and you will support staff within their roles.

You will be required to work 40 hours per week on a flexible rota.

You will need:

  • A minimum NVQ Level 3 childcare qualification or equivalent
  • Previous Room Leader or Deputy Nursery Manager experience
  • An excellent understanding of the EYFS and Nursery Policies and Procedures
  • The ability to lead a team
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Effective communication 

Benefits include:

  • £21-23,000 per annum negotiable dependent on experience
  • 28 days holiday including Bank Holidays.
  • Free parking is available
  • Excellent transport links
  • Time out for management duties

** Please send your CV as soon as possible to discuss the Deputy Nursery Manager opportunity available and to arrange an interview for as soon as you are available **

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 **