Deputy Manager

Job Role (s):
Deputy Head / Vice Principal, Leadership / Management
£25,000 to £27,400 Per Annum
Excellent benefits
Contract Type:

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Deputy Manager to join a lovely nursery in Battersea, South London. The ideal candidate will have a hands-on management style, excellent knowledge and understanding EYFS statutory requirements and be an inspirational team leader. 

Person Specification:

NNEB, Cache, or NVQ level 3 Childcare qualification or above

Experience of leading and motivating teams

Experience of managing Safeguarding and Health & Safety  

Basic Food Hygiene Certificate (Desirable)

Paediatric First Aid (Desirable)

Some of the Deputy Manager responsibilities will include:

  • To work closely with the nursery manager and promoting high standards of care and education.
  • Recruitment, training and development of staff team ensuring all staff understand and follow nursery policy and procedures.
  • To work closely with the director and manage budgets, occupancy levels and KPI’s.
  • To assist in the recruitment of nursery staff, manage inductions, supervisions and appraisals.
  • To lead the team and support in EYFS planning and ensure children are learning and being cared for in a safe, caring environment.
  • To ensure children’s observations, assessment and development records are maintained.
  • To manage marketing activities, such as newsletters, open days, promotions etc. 
  • To promote diversity and equal opportunity. 
  • To work in partnership with parents forming caring and trusting relationships.
  • To work closely with the nursery manager and promoting high standards of care and education.


Training ongoing support and further career prospects

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

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