Nursery Manager (Maternity Cover)

Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Paying up to £35,000 per annum pro rata
08 Jul 2021
08 Aug 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Temporary Nursery Manager, Abingdon-to cover maternity leave, 6 month fixed term contract with a view to extend or offer permanent role

Salary: Up to £35,000 per year, pro rata

Are you an experienced nursery manager looking for a short term contract?

Established nursery is looking to appoint a nursery manager.

This is a full time position to cover maternity cover until at least the end of Jan 2022.

Mon-Friday Shifts vary from 7am to 6pm

The benefits:

  • Competitive salary, based on experience and qualifications
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Company pension
  • Discounted childcare
  • On-site parking
  • Staff socials
  • Encouragement of Team work
  • Support from head office but also plenty of autonomy for the day to day running of the nursery
  • Professional development and further career progression opportunities within the organisation

The role:

  • Recruiting, training and managing all staff: ensuring a positive and productive work environment where staff feel valued and supported
  • Ensuring all regulatory standard are met and high standards across all aspects of the nursery’s work are maintained
  • Working with senior personnel across the organisation to make a positive contribution to senior team meetings to ensure the continued success of the organisation
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all children attending the nursery
  • Work closely with parents and carers, canvassing and valuing their views and opinions
  • Provide regular and accurate reports on nursery occupancy and future forecasting
  • Oversee the care and education of all children to ensure it is of the very highest standards
  • Remaining up to date with all administrative tasks necessary for the smooth and safe running of the nursery.

The candidate

  • Qualified to at least level 3
  • Have a minimum of 5 years experience in early years with at least some of that in a leadership role
  • Be confident and ambitious
  • Passion for Early Years
  • Ability to delegate
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have access to own transport or be happy to commute using public transport
  • If you are an experienced nursery manager or an ambitious deputy manager then we would love to hear from you.



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