Deputy Manager

Wandsworth, SW London
£17k to £21 dep on experience
27 Mar 2012
28 Mar 2012
Full Time
Contract Type

Deputy Manager needed for this new nursery opening end of April/ beg May in Wandsworth.  An exciting opportunity to be working for a nursery from the beginning.  this will be a room based deputy position


The successful applicant will be passionate about working in childcare, leading and supporting a team.  You will be responsible for the overall day to day running of the Nursery with the Manager.


Some of your duties and responsibilities will include:

§  The day to day running of the nursery

§  To achieve and maintain high standards of care and education

§  To ensure the children are cared for in a happy, safe and stimulating environment

§  To plan, prepare and review the curriculum with your team reflective of the EYFS

§  To ensure that all the requirements for OFSTED and other legislative bodies are adhered to

§  To ensure all company policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to at all times

§  To work in partnership with the parents and provide good customer service

§  To market the nursery effectively to encourage prospective parents

§  To recruit and select staff as when needed together with appraisals of all staff

§  To ensure confidentiality at all times.


Qualifications – you will need to have been qualified for at least 4 years with a minimum -

§  NNEB  * BTEC National Diploma  * CACHE Dip in Childcare & Education  * NVQ level 3  * have achieved or working towards a Degree in Childcare and Early Years Education


With Experience and Skills in

§   Knowledge and understanding of equal opportunities/SENCO etc.

§  Good time management skills

§  Good knowledge of health and safety legislation

§  Strong people management skills

§  Flexible and adaptable approach to the job

§  Recruitment, appraisal and performance management of staff


This is an opportunity to work for a professional childcare provider where further professional development and career progression is achievable.