Deputy Nursery Manager

Linden Tree Nursery Schools
Clapham Junction/Lavender Hill area, London (Greater)
up to £33,500
Closing date
21 Aug 2022

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Full Time
Deputy Management, Senior Practitioner
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Co-Deputy ​Nursery Manager

Salary: £28,500 - £33,500 per annum

27 days Annual Leave

Linden Tree Nursery Schools are 3 well established small Froebelian nursery schools in the Clapham/Battersea area of South West London.

We are looking for a new Co-Deputy Manager at our Webbs Road Nursery to be 50/50 room and office based.

You will already have some experience of managing staff in a Nursery room and understand the busy day nursery environment and enjoy those challenges. You must have an professional work ethic, be hard working whilst maintaining appropriately friendly relationships, and possess the ability to emotionally engage the staff team; we aim to maintain half of the staff in our company as Graduates so whilst we do not need you to have a degree for the role you will be comfortable managing all levels of staff.

We will support you with our dedicated Head Office team nearby and train you in Froebel practice. You can become a key part of one of London's most innovative, truly independent nursery groups. 

We are small, bespoke nursery schools, Webbs Road has a maximum capacity any one day of  of 43 children. All of our settings have been designed to create an organised and calm environment, with a garden for our children to grow and develop through the Froebelian approach. Each nursery school has local access to green spaces, community amenities and wider expeditions planned throughout the year.

We are on an exciting journey with our team and training at it’s heart and seek an knowledgeable and aspirational individual to join our management team who is looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to grow further with us.

As a company running nursery schools for over 14 years, we are able to offer competitive pay, based on experience and qualifications. We pride ourselves on staff professional development and encourage growth and promotion within the company. We have a dedicated Training Manager who encourages the wider team to build and develop their practice, within the Froebelian approach, in order to create excellence.

We are always looking for motivated staff at all role levels to continually develop our team and welcome innovative ideas and skills.

Our opening hours are 8am until 6.30pm Monday to Thursday and to 6pm Friday. We are closed on all Bank Holidays, 2 Inset days, one Staff Appreciation afternoon, Christmas Eve and for the week between Christmas. You will have 33 holiday days inclusive of Bank Holidays.


Salary: £28,500 - £33,500 depending on experience

Holiday: 33 days (inc. 8 days bank holiday) per annum

Company Pension Scheme 

Advanced training opportunities, including Froebel training

Attendance at conferences and professional development visits inc potential overseas trips

Career progression

Contractual hours

45 hour week plus 5 hours paid lunch break.


Ideally you will have a degree or Level 5 Management qualification in Early Years and/or Education and Child Care. Alternatively you will have more experience and a L3 qualification. 

Three years’ Room Leader or Senior role or Deputy management experience in a nursery preferable

Passion and strive to think outside the box for future educational development with the nursery schools

Must have the right to work in the UK, no convictions or cautions, clear DBS

For more information please visit our website:


About Linden Tree Nursery Schools

We are a leading Froebelian Nursery Schools group in South London providing a rich and varied Froebelian education for children and families.

We are a long established family run group of small bespoke settings, which have been successfully providing childcare to South London families for over fifteen years.

We are proud of our great team of highly qualified, experienced, caring staff who work to provide a stimulating environment for all children that attend.

Our team are comprised of highly qualified educators.

Our nursery schools are only registered for 32-43 children respectively to provide a homely learning environment for all. Which are furnished with high quality resources and outdoor gardens. We link with the local community and visit various parks, commons, libraries, museums, art galleries, elderly care homes as part of our continuous practice.

We register children from 6 months to 5 years of age. Bespoke and tailored activities provided in-house and not dependent on booking pattern.

Find Us
0203 900 2737
155D Northcote Road
County (optional)
SW11 6QB

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