Deputy Nursery Manager

7 days left

St Albans, Hertfordshire
Up to £24,000 pa
28 Jul 2017
28 Aug 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Deputy Nursery Manager, near St Albans, Hertfordshire, salary up to £24,000pa 

Deputy Nursery Manager required for a highly reputable and successful large day nursery. 

Role Responsibilities

  • Provide high-quality care and early years learning experiences for babies and children
  • Provide support, leadership and management to nursery staff 
  • Deputise for the senior management team  
  • Support in developing the business
  • Support with recruitment and staff assessment
  • Identify areas within the nursery for development and improvement with a commitment to raising standards

Person Specification

  • NNEB or a full and relevant early education and childcare qualification (e.g. NVQ/Diploma/BTEC) level 3 or higher
  • Minimum of 2 years working in a senior role within a childcare setting (either as a Third in Charge or Deputy Manager)
  • Solid leader and team player committed to motivating and supporting staff
  • Experience building good working relationships with relevant agencies, schools and childcare professionals
  • Ability to provide the necessary care and education to children from a wide range of backgrounds, including those with special educational needs
  • Experience of effectively motivating, leading and managing a team


  • Salary up to £24,000 pa
  • 35 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Friendly, supportive company that supports staff recognition
  • Full-time permanent contract
  • Personal training and career development
  • Promotion opportunities
  • Staff pension scheme
  • Onsite parking


  • Located south of St Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Ideally commutable by car with onsite parking

About Purple Dove Recruitment

We are a specialist Nursery and Nanny Recruitment Company working with over 100 nurseries across London and the Home Counties. We promise to treat your application in the strictest confidence. We will arrange an informal and confidential chat on the phone and will not send your CV to employers or request any references without your consent.

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