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Nursery Manager (SDNMAN)

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Plymouth, Devon

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£22000 - £28000

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are looking for a highly motivated nursery manager to head our client's team at their independent nursery based in Plympton, Plymouth.

As nursery manager you will draw on your passion for early years education, extensive experience, proven track record and knowledge of the sector.

You will need to provide professional leadership and management to the nursery team, effectively managing the day to day running of the nursery, ensuring the highest standards of care, education and compliance.

The nursery manager will ensure that a curriculum is delivered and monitored that is creative, stimulating and fun which facilitates the intellectual, emotional, physical, social and where appropriate, spiritual development of each child in line with the EYFS framework.

The successful candidate will be an experienced nursery manager with excellent people management skills, who can offer strong leadership across the setting, to lead, motivate and monitor all practitioners, ensuring all staff receive support, guidance and training as required, ensuring regular supervisions, team meetings are carried out along with annual performance appraisals.

You will also undertake and assign designated officer roles, to adhere to all policies and ensure all staff receive regular information and training on these, ensuring all staff understand and work to nursery policies and procedures, including how to deal with Child Protection and how to respond to incidents and accidents, complaints and emergencies.

You will also be required to plan and implement recruitment strategies resulting in increased occupancy levels, and deployment of staff, to meet Ofsted staff/children ratios, while maximising fee income and remaining competitive. To lead the effective delivery of all aspects of the revised EYFS framework, OFSTED and statutory framework.

Skills required

Admin and IT, including knowledge of social media and website marketing

Organisational skills

Able to write reports and keep clear records


Minimum Level 3 qualification in early years

Minimum 2 years recent managerial experience

Our client's nursery is committed to safer recruitment and as such a Disclosure Barring Service Check is required to be undertaken.

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