Nursery Manager

£35,000.00-£42,000.00 per year
09 Mar 2021
09 Apr 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Overview of the role

Fennies is expanding! We are seeking motivated, talented nursery management staff to be a part of our continued growth and success. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop and cultivate a state of the art brand new setting.

We are looking for a Nursery Manager for one of our beautiful new nurseries located in Eltham. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in an intimate, wonderfully resourced nursery setting.

Our expert childcare team look after children from three months to five years.

We require an experienced Manager who shares our vision to be wonderful in every way; someone who is bursting with enthusiasm and great ideas. You will have a natural affinity with parent partnerships and be focused on delivering excellent standards of care and education. You will be an exceptional team leader and be able to lead and inspire your future team as they in turn lead children through their amazing journey of learning and discovery; guiding and enabling them as they grow and develop.


You will be joining at a very exciting time for Fennies and will be responsible for the smooth set up, development and running of the nursery. Your responsibilities will be varied and far-reaching including;

  • Achieving and maintaining the highest standards of care
  • Leading and managing the staff team effectively
  • Supporting the management of staff recruitment and retention
  • Manage the budget and occupancy levels effectively
  • Ensure all policies are implemented and adhered to at all times
  • Develop and maintain our excellent partnerships with parents

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary: £35,000 to £42,000
  • Bonus scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Lunch provided
  • Up to 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Monthly rewards
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: On going continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Qualifications and experience

At least NNEB, CACHE level 3, NVQ level 3 or equivalent minimum. BA(Hons) or EYP an advantage
Significant post-qualification experience and relevant supervisory experience
Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS
Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work to targets and deadlines
Knowledge of health and safety legislation
Significant experience working within a large stetting
Extensive knowledge and experience of delivering OFSTED standards
Strong people management skills with the ability to lead and motivate a staff team
Knowledge and understanding of equal opportunities
Passion for delivering outstanding childcare and learning
Lots of energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude

Fennies Day Nurseries is committed to the safeguarding of children, and child protection screening will apply to this post. Some of the information that we request is for this purpose.

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