Deputy Nursery Manager

  • Reference: #MJA2220
  • Date posted: Tuesday, 24 August 2021
  • Location: Watford, WD23
  • Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £24,000.00 To £28,000.00


Shiraka Ltd is now working with a children's nursery in Bushey, to recruit a deputy Nursery Manager for their 50 place setting.  This is a Office based Deputy Manager with no key children, but you may need to assist in one of the rooms if there is any staff shortages.

This is a full time role working 40 hours per week and shifts are per rota. The opening hours are 730-1800.  This is really a great opportunity to join a Group on Nurseries that invest in their staff and offer continuous development.

Whether you are an experienced Deputy Nursery Manager or Currently looking to step up in a deputy manager position, then you could be the ideal candidate we are looking for.  

Nursery Deputy Manager requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years’ post qualification experience
  • Previous senior or Deputy experience in a Nursery Setting but not essential
  • 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:

  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Day off for your Birthday
  • Support to get further qualifications 
  • Career progression to Senior roles within the group

For the full job spec and more information, please apply here.

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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