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Our client seeks an experienced interim Nursery Manager to lead their team in providing excellent childcare and education. The ideal candidate will have a minimum three years experience working in an early years setting in a management role. 

The Nursery Manager will have a strong knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and a solid knowledge of children’s development and learning. You will be expected to have a sound knowledge and understanding of the statutory requirements, knowledge of the Ofsted inspection frame work, safeguarding practices and procedures and health and safety. 

The nursery manager will possess exemplary leadership skills with the ability to lead, motivate and inspire the nursery team in the delivery of outstanding care and learning. Including planning and taking part in staff development training. 

The successful Nursery Manager will have full control of all aspects of the nursery to develop an outstanding learning environment. You will receive the full support of the owners of this nursery who will ensure you have all the support and resources you require to effectively manage the smooth day to day operation of the nurser

Responsibilities and duties​

  • Lead the nursery team
  • Manage nursery budgets
  • Plan and participate on staff development training 
  • Lead and support the staff team in planning and curriculum

Qualifications and skills

  • Level 3, degree level or leadership qualification
  • 3 year’s nursery management experience
  • Strong knowledge of statutory requirements 
  • Strong knowledge of the Early Years Foundation stage (EYFS)
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of safeguarding procedures

Enhanced DBS and background checks will be conducted

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Nursery Manager, Lambeth

Location: Lambeth, SW London

Salary: £40,000

Contract type: Interim, Full time 

​Industry: Early Years 


  • Competitive salary
  • Employer pension contributions
  • Employee recognition and awards scheme.