Deputy Manager

Job Role (s):
Deputy Manager, Leadership / Management
£20,000 to £24,000 Per Annum
Excellent benefits
Contract Type:

Staff Match are recruiting for a hands-on Room Based Deputy Manager to join a friendly nursery in Brixton, South London. If you have good team building skills and a passion for early years and excellent knowledge of EYFS curriculum, we want to hear from you.  

Person Specification:

NNEB, Cache, NVQ level 3 Childcare qualification or equivalent

Experience of leading and motivating teams

Knowledge of EYFS Curriculum

Basic Food Hygiene Certificate (Desirable)

Paediatric First Aid (Desirable)

Minimum 1-year experience in a similar role

Some of the Deputy Manager responsibilities will include:

  • To lead by example and support the manager in providing a stimulating and caring nursery, where all the children that attend are valued as individuals.
  • Key worker responsibilities, in managing children’s development records
  • To deploy staff effectively in all children’s rooms  
  • To ensure all staff understand and comply with all nursery policy and procedures
  • To lead the team and support in EYFS planning and ensure staff offer children age appropriate activities
  • To carry our regular staff supervisions and coordinate staff meetings
  • To support the Nursery Manager with recruiting, inducting, supporting, training and appraising all staff to deliver high quality childcare practice
  • To promote diversity and equal opportunity
  • To work in partnership with parents forming caring and trusting relationships
  • To work 35 hours per week


Training ongoing support and career development

Due to the nature of this job, candidates will be subject to UK eligibility checks together with Enhance Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks

For immediate interview please email Staff Match your up to date CV or call 0333 323 3983

To support the Manager in the effective recruitment with the appropriate skills, qualifications, experience and qualities