Deputy Nursery Manager

  • Reference: #BNVW1112
  • Date posted: Friday, 13 August 2021
  • Location: London SE12
  • Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £23,000.00 to £28,000.00


Shiraka Ltd are now recruiting for a Nursery Deputy manager to join a private Nursery Setting in Lee, Southeast London.  This is a full time role working 40 hours a week.  This Room Based Deputy Nursery Manager role is in the Preschool Room.

This 40+ place Nursery is part of a small group of family run Nurseries.  They heavily invest in their staff and career development offering ample of career progression opportunities.  

As a Nursery Deputy Manager, you will work closely with the Nursery manager on the Day to day running of the setting, including standing in for the manager and opening and closing the setting at times.  

If you have experience as a Nursery Room Leader or Senior Nursery nurse then this could be a great career progression opportunity.  

Nursery Deputy Manager requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years’ post qualification experience
  • Previous senior or Deputy experience in a Nursery Setting
  • Minimum Level 3 early years qualification or equivalent
  • Thorough understanding and knowledge of legislation including EYFS
  • Empathetic, caring and friendly
  • Experience of SEND
  • Managing budgets, invoicing and payroll

Nursery Deputy Manager Duties:

  • To oversee the efficient and safe running of the allocated Base Room
  • To assist in coordinating rotas
  • To maintain staff:child ratios at all times
  • To contribute to the induction process for new and promoted staff
  • To develop strong partnerships with parents, colleagues, children



On offer:

  • Uniform
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays 
  • Term Time only option
  • Support to get further qualifications
  • Career progression to Senior roles

The nursery is committed to the safety and welfare of all children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

If this is of interest to you then please apply or get in touch for more information

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