Nursery Manager

3 days left

Barnet (City/Town), London (Greater)
£35,000 to £42,000 depending on experience
16 Oct 2020
02 Nov 2020
Full Time
Contract Type


The Dwight Early Years is a welcoming and inclusive setting that values inquiry, play and outdoor learning. We would like to expand our nursery to younger children (currently we start at 3 years old) and to extend our hours to provide wraparound care throughout the year. The post holder will have considerable autonomy to develop the nursery within the ethos of the school.

This exciting new role will be pioneering significant changes to Early Years provision at Dwight, by developing a unique nursery experience for children within the ethos of a forward thinking, global network of international schools.  

The Dwight community benefits from a rich diversity of cultures, nationalities and experiences, with over 50 nationalities represented and over 40 languages spoken which we celebrate and cherish.

We welcome applications from individuals who share our vision to nurture confident, compassionate learners who are ready for the future as well as aspiring to our commitment  of educating for a better, more peaceful world.

We are looking for a confident and caring Nursery Manager who has:

    A relevant Early Years qualification, Level 3 or above or QTS

    Minimum 5 years post qualification experience within a childcare setting

    Experience of working in a management or leadership role

    A passion for play, inquiry-led learning and outdoor learning

    Flexibility and adaptability

    Good knowledge of EYFS regulations

In return we can offer:

    A supportive and innovative leadership team

    Professional development opportunities

    Collaboration with colleagues in other Dwight schools across the globe

    An environment that nurtures personal growth and values individual contributions

    The opportunity to make a difference to the lives of children

How to Apply:

Details of how to apply can be found on our website, link below:

Please also include a supporting statement of no more than 1 page explaining how you meet the requirements of the Job Summary and Person Specification.

If you would like to discuss the post with the Early Years coordinator please contact Sara Tomlin:

Dwight School London is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. This is in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education 2020 and The Education Act 2002, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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