Deputy Nursery Manager

  • Reference: #POSD1420 - SW12
  • Date posted: Thursday, 17 November 2022
  • Location: London SW12
  • Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £29,600 - £30,700


Shiraka Ltd is now working with a children's nursery in Clapham Park, to recruit a deputy Nursery Manager for their 50 place Nursery setting. The setting has 3 rooms and the deputy manager will be working very closely with the manager, assisting with the day to day running of the nursery and also standing in for the manager when they are not present.  This is mainly an office mased role but you may still cover in the rooms to maintain ratios.  

This is a full time role working 40 hours per week and shifts are per rota. The opening hours are 8am - 6pm.  This is a great opportunity to join an award winning Group on Nurseries that invest in their staff and offer continuous development.

The ideal candidate would have a minimum of Level 3 Early Years qualification and 12 months experience.  Having worked as a Nursery Deputy Manager would be an advantage but is not essential.  We are looking for a strong team player who can lead and be a mentor to the read of the team.  

Nursery Deputy Manager requirements:

  • Minimum 12 months 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 

  • Christmas closure
  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Further qualification Support
  • Pension scheme
  • Full Training 
  • Working with a friendly and professional team 

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