Deputy Nursery Manager - TERM TIME POSITION

Job Title: Deputy Nursery Manager - TERM TIME POSITION
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southwark
Salary: £9-£10
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: AT - 472
Contact Name: Andrea Tyler
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 03, 2020 14:38

Job Description

This Nursery is situated in Southwark and they are looking for a Deputy Manager and a Nursery Practitioner to join their team of dedicated staff. These positions are to work term-time only in the Pre-School room.  It is open Monday to Friday, from 08:00 -18:00 for 38 weeks of the year for children aged 2 - 5 years and caters for up to 32 children a day.

The Nursery is easily accessible by bus and is close to the local stations.  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.  You will need to ensure the children are given the opportunity to carry out child led activities throughout their routine using the EYFS curriculum. 

Salary & benefits include:

  • Term-time only position
  • 09:00-18:00 – 5 days a week
  • £10.00 ph for Deputy Manager
  • £9.00 ph for L3 Practitioner  
  • Half terms and holidays off
  • Christmas closure
  • Automatic enrolment into a Workplace pension scheme
  • Additional Early Years training
  • Excellent Transport links
  • Time out to complete children’s records

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
  • Implementing the EYFS curriculum
  • Providing exciting activities for all the children
  • Completing observations, planning and any additional paperwork for your key children
  • Assisting and supporting other staff
  • Discussing the children’s progress with their parents or guardians
  • Following the Nursery policies and procedures throughout the setting
  • Ensuring the children have a safe and stimulating environment
  • Attending parent and staff meetings
  • Supporting children with additional needs and IEP’s

All candidates must have:

  • A minimum of an NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education or equivalent
  • Previous experience as a Deputy is desired
  • 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 to 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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