Nursery Manager, West Dulwich

Location: West Dulwich

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 

Contract type: Permanent, Full time 

​Industry: Early Years 


A Nursery Manager is sought for a new children’s nursery close to West Dulwich. You will be responsible for all aspects of the nursery to ensure its smooth operation. You will work closely with the nursery owners to recruit and maintain a strong staff team. The Nursery Manager will be responsible for leading and motivating the staff team. 

The Nursery Manager will be qualified to level three or above with previous experience of leading and motivating a nursery team. You will have previous experience of the Ofsted inspection process and have a strong knowledge of the statutory requirements. The Nursery Manager will have a good knowledge of health and safety and a thorough understanding of the Early Years Foundations Stage, planning and next steps to be able to guide the staff team. 

The nursery will cater for approximately 60 children and their families. The nursery rooms have been fitted out to a high standard and will be furnished and resourced to reflect the high-quality environment. The large garden offers an exemplary play space for the children and has a calm relaxing feel.

The vision of the nursery owners is to provide a high-quality affordable childcare to the local community. The Nursery Manager will support the owners in ensuring the staff team are in an environment of respect, care and well-being. There are possibilities for expansion and progression in future. The nursery owners themselves are highly supportive and have a warm caring nature towards their staff team. 

So, if you are a proactive Nursery Manager who is able to work cooperatively alongside the nursery owners and their team, we would love to hear from you.

Responsibilities and duties​

  • Manage the day to day smooth running of the nursery 
  • Manage and lead the nursery team
  • Have a strong knowledge of safeguarding
  • Have strong knowledge of the EYFS
  • Ensure Ofsted compliance


Qualifications and skills

  • Level 3 childcare qualification or above
  • Nursery management experience 
  • A Strong knowledge of the EYFS, Development Matters and the Welfare Requirements 
  • A solid knowledge of safeguarding and child protection


Enhanced DBS and background checks will be conducted


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  Benefits

  • Value-driven nursery scheme
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • CPD opportunities
  • Paid training & Qualifications opportunities
  • Attractive bonus scheme

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