Nursery Manager




Education & Training




West Norwood

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Nursery Manager (Maternity Cover) - West Norwood, London

Salary: Competitive DOE

The Company

Our established nursery client is looking for an experienced and qualified Nursery Manager who is passionate about children’s learning and development to join their team on a temporary Maternity cover.

Hours: 40 hours per week (Maternity cover Contract)

The Role

The role involves providing professional leadership and management of the nursery team, effectively managing the day-to day running of the nursery and deliver the highest standards of care and education.


  • Providing outstanding childcare
  • Promoting health and safety at the nursery
  • Team development- inspire, energise and support others
  • Work alongside management to mentor, train and coach staff in a number of areas, including health and safety, risk assessment, observations, planning, leadership, sales and marketing.
  • Ensure the smooth running of the nursery and completing administrative tasks on time and to a high standard
  • Be responsible for regular supervisions, trainings and appraisals of the staff.
  • Building partnerships with parents
  • Planning, preparing and reviewing the curriculum with the team, and organising of staff rotas, reflective of the EYFS
  • Developing and maintaining highest standards of childcare in accordance with EYFS
  • Ensure all that the day share/parent feedback is done daily 
  • Ensure all policies are reviewed regularly, implemented and adhered to at all times
  • Ensure all risk assessment are carried out daily
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead to promote the health, safety and welfare of children and employees and families in line with child protection.
  • Carry out any adhoc duties as needed like provide cover for nursery staff if they are absent at short notice
  • Ensure all forms are completed daily and filed away in the correct folder in the office. eg nappies, sleep and accident report are signed by parents.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with parents and carers
  • Work along with the management in the recruitment process and hiring of staff.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Ideally would hold Level 3 or above qualification in Childcare
  • At least 2 Years proven management experience of running at least a 60 place, min Ofsted Good rated nursery
  • Excellent working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Experience of implementing good quality learning opportunities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to write reports and keep clear and accurate records.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good Leadership skills
  • Calm and caring nature
  • Creative
  • Ability to work as part of a team with inspirational and innovative approach
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Reliable, enthusiastic, and flexible
  • Able to perform under stress
  • A good sense of humour

Excellent Benefits Package

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