Deputy Manager

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

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly experienced and dedicated Deputy Manager to work term time  and join a lovely nursery based in Harrow, North, West London. The ideal candidate will have a hands-on management style, excellent communication and team building skill.

Person Specification:

Level 3 Childcare qualification or above

Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role

Track record of involvement in Ofsted Inspections

Basic Food Hygiene Certificate (Desirable)

Paediatric First Aid (Desirable)

Some of the Deputy Manager responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the nursery manager
  • Building positive relationships with parents and key interfacing groups
  • Developing a staff team, managing recruitment, induction, ongoing supervisions, conducting regular staff assessments, identifying and sourcing training needs
  • Supervision of the planning and preparation of activities in line with EYFS to develop all aspects of the child's interindividual learning and development
  • Ensuring staff understand and adhere to all nursery policy and procedures
  • Managing budgets and keep accurate records of staffing, payroll, banking, petty cash, issuing invoices and fee collection
  • Managing Staff Rotas and meetings
  • Maintaining accurate records to include accident, incident, medication, registers and risk assessment
  • Marketing the nursery, arranging leaflet drops, open days etc
  • To ensure the nursery is running to its full capacity by effectively managing enquiries, conducting show-rounds, operating a waiting list, as appropriate
  • Working  Term Time (40 Hours per week 8.30am -5.30pm)


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