Nursery Manager

Job Title: Nursery Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wimbledon
Salary: £35000
Start Date: As Soon As Possible
Reference: DAL177
Contact Name: Ann-Marie Dalton
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 14, 2019 12:53

Job Description

Day Nursery in Wimbledon are looking to recruit a Nursery Manager to lead their team of 8 staff to deliver outstanding care & education to 30 children aged 15 months to 5 years.

The ideal candidate will be strong and must have impeccable knowledge of Ofsted’s standards with a proven track record in supporting staff to develop good teaching.

Salary & Benefits include:

  • £30,000 - £35,000 per annum
  • 25 days holiday & Bank holidays
  • 3 days off between Boxing Day & New Year
  • Christmas Closure
  • Excellent Transport links
  • Performance based bonus

Your role will include:

  • Being responsible for the overall management of the Nursery.
  • Monitoring staff performances.
  • Ensuring the team are managing children’s folders and planning are up to date along with next steps.
  • Ensuring implementation of the EYFS curriculum into all activities both inside and out.
  • Implementing and updating policies & procedures
  • Assisting the Room Managers in the planning of the EYFS curriculum.  
  • Supporting and developing good practice with regards to SEN and inclusion.
  • Being motivated with the ability to motive staff and children.
  • Using your own initiative.
  • Having a good understanding of occupancy and marketing of a setting.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines and targets.
  • Planning and leading staff meetings, training courses and parents evenings.
  • Building and maintaining good relationships with children and parents.
  • Creating a safe and stimulating environment.


All candidates must have:

  • A minimum of an NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education or equivalent
  • Previous experience as a Manager
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS, Ofsted & Safeguarding
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • A positive & friendly nature



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

**StaffBank is an Equal Opportunities Employer **




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