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Nursery Manager

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  • Salary: £30500 - £30500
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  • Job ID: 02134
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Job Description

Based in Andover, my client; one of the leading childcare providers across Hampshire, is looking to recruit a Nursery Manager to join their friendly, busy and expanding team.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day to day management, organisation and smooth running of the nursery and community programmes, ensuring the best possible outcomes for children and families.
  • Develop and inspire a team, ensure the nursery offers the best possible care, and build relationships with parents and the wider community.
  • To work in partnership with all staff to provide a secure and stimulating environment where children can develop emotionally and physically at their own pace.
  • Provide outstanding leadership and operational management of the nursery in line with all policies and procedures of the setting.
  • Lead an exciting and inspirational child-led, play based curriculum utilising the outdoors provision.
  • Manage, recruit, train, support and inspire an outstanding staff team able to meet the needs of all children in our care, providing ongoing coaching and professional development.
  • Engage parents and the community in both the nursery and wider community, maximising opportunities for joint working, governance, and support for the area.
  • Manage the nursery as a business, and working with the support of others, write and monitoring an annual budget and implementing marketing and sales plans for the nursery so that it achieves income and occupancy targets.
  • To ensure an effective community team and programme to meet the needs of any vulnerabilities of the local community.
  • To maintain staffing ratios at all times and be prepared to offer cover to other nursery settings.
  • Work alongside our other nursery managers to share good practice and ensure consistent implementation of the nursery’s approach to childcare and early years education.
  • Ensure compliance with YMCA policies and procedures and maintain full regulatory and legislative approval for the nursery. These include managing safeguarding effectively, health and safety, human resources and financial policies as well as  meeting Ofsted and Environmental Health and Health requirements.
  • To ensure compliance with all policies and procedures. These include Child protection, Health and Safety, Human Resources and Financial policies.
  • To ensure you act in the interests of your own safety & the safety of others at all times.
  • To undertake any other duties and responsibilities reasonably requested by the management.



Person Specification


  • Hold a level 6 Early Years Teacher Status.
  • Minimum 3 years of management in an early years setting.
  • Evidence of achieving high quality of care, over and above that required by EYFS.
  • Hold level 4 safeguarding qualification or willingness to work towards.
  • Good IT working knowledge, inc Windows, Word, Excel and Access (training will be given on Connect nursery database software).
  • Skills in mentoring and coaching staff and students.
  • First aid qualification (or willingness to train).
  • Knowledge of health and safety and ability to complete risk assessments.


Location: Andover

Salary: : £30,500 per annum.


Hours: 40 hours per week Monday-Friday


Our aim is to contact all successful applications within 5 days of receiving your application. Should you not of heard within 5 days, please feel free to contact us to confirm that your application has been received.




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