Nursery Manager

  • Reference: # PORF1013
  • Date posted: Friday, 24 March 2023
  • Location: Croydon CR7
  • Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £35,000.00 - £40,000.00


Nursery manager

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Nursery Manager to take charge of a large nursery in the Croydon area.  This is a full time role, working 40 hours a week.  We are looking for an experienced Nursery Manager, with minimum 2 years experience  as a Nursery Manager and also experience of managing ofsted inspections, with Good or Outstanding results.

Experience of managing an 80+ place nursery would be an advantage.  This is a pure management role, so the ideal candidate will be expected to have a minimum of Level 3 qualification in Childcare, very confident and able to make changes with confidence.  

If you are passionate about managing a Private Nursery setting and up for all the challenges that come with it, then this is a great opportunity to use your experience to build a strong foundation and implement good practice in a Nursery setting.

Nursery Manager Job Description
  • To plan and deliver effective daily management of the nursery, in accordance with Company policy, all relevant legislation, plus local authority and OFSTED requirements. 
  • To ensure the provision is of the highest quality; providing a safe, stimulating and caring child-centred environment catering for the children’s educational and developmental needs. 
  • To ensure that all agreed quality and safety standards are maintained in the nursery at all times. 
  • Responsibility for the recruitment and overall management of all childcare and other staff. 
  • To liaise closely with parents/carers to ensure high levels of involvement and customer satisfaction at all times. 
Nursery Manager requirements:
  • Strong leadership skills
  • A proven record of Management/leadership experience
  • Excellent knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (Minimum Level 3)
  • Strong people skills with the ability to listen, support and guide colleagues
  • Recruitment experience is an advantage


  • Continuous Development
  • Competitive Salary 
  • Performance Bonus
  • 30+days holiday 
  • Childcare Discounts

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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