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Childcare Manager

St Georges Childcare
Tunbridge Wells Kent
From £17.00 per hour
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Contract Type
Part Time
Management, Team Leadership

Childcare Manager

Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent (reliable commute or plan to relocate before starting work required)

Job Type: Permanent, 10 hour shift

Salary: From £17.00 per hour

Do you love working with children?
Are you a trained professional, committed to helping children learn through play?
Are you full of energy, enthusiasm and bright ideas?
Do you want to be part of a happy team, working in a fun and supportive environment?

Then a career at St George’s could be perfect for you.

St Georges is a large setting with 118 children a day in a full day care nursery, term time preschool, after school and holiday club.

We are looking for a Childcare Manager to work with our 2 other part time managers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To undertake the overall day to day management of the childcare
  • Be a designated safeguarding lead
  • Be a key holder
  • To open up in the morning via the front door with steps
  • Complete a visual risk assessment of the building and the garden
  • Lock up at the end of the day and leave by the front door with steps
  • Make sure the building is empty
  • To have overall responsibility for up to 114 children a day
  • To ensure staff ratios are adhered to at all times, utilising extra staff and bank team as necessary.
  • To assist the business manager to ensure all legislation is adhered to
  • To ensure any new legislation is communicated to all staff and check they understand and are following the procedure by following up in the rooms
  • To be responsible for keeping yourself up to date with any changes in childcare.
  • To assist the BM with reports when necessary
  • To ensure all children attending St George’s are kept safe
  • Do a visual early morning risk assessment walking around the building and garden
  • Keep up to date with first aid training
  • Ensure all door camera monitors are working
  • To support the staff team
  • To be available in the childcare rooms to advise and support staff
  • To role model to the staff team in rooms
  • To cover staff absences in rooms when necessary
  • To complete training as requested and keep up to date with new legislation
  • To ensure training booked is meaningful and useful to St George’s and assists the staff team in their role
  • To attend monthly managers meeting
  • Actively join in and support the business manager
  • To attend monthly SCLs’ meeting Actively join in and support the SCLs

For the full job description, please download the document attached at the bottom of this advert.


  • Discounted Childcare
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount for gym & health club memberships
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Free flu jabs
  • Sick pay

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter via the form below.

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