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Nursery Manager

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Based in Reigate, my client, one of the UK’s leading childcare providers is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivational Nursery Manager to run their well-established and thriving Nursery.



Main Duties:

  • Promote high standards of quality within the nursery in respect of the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.
  • Ensure that all children attending the nursery receive rich and stimulating experiences appropriate to their age and stage of development.
  • Ensure that practice and provision in the nursery meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand and, when necessary, follow Safeguarding Procedures.
  • Promote and facilitate partnerships with parents/carers and other family members.
  • Support the development of good practice with regards to special needs and inclusion..
  • Establish, develop and maintain highly professional working relationships with relevant Local Authority Departments, regulatory bodies and other agencies.
  • Create and maintain a culture of self-evaluation and reflective practise throughout the nursery.
  • Manage the day-to-day operation in order to ensure the health and safety of the children, their parents and carers, the team and any visitors to the nursery.
  • Adhere to all health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Be fully aware of all emergency and security procedures.
  • Be responsible for ensuring the nursery remains compliant in respect of suitably trained staff with relevant first aid qualifications.
  • Be responsible for ensuring that all staff receive Health and Safety training.
  • Manage staff costs with regard to budget projections.
  • Maintain accurate records and accounts for the nursery and produce management information as required.




  • Level 3 Qualification or above in childcare
  • Previous managerial experience within an early years setting
  • An strong understanding of the developmental needs of children.
  • Knowledge and strong understanding of safeguarding good practice



This Nursery provides an outstanding amount of benefits, and as part of a team you are entitled to the following:


  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday allowance, including paid Christmas shut down.
  • ‘Wellbeing Day’ – a paid day off to focus on your health and wellbeing.
  • Heavily discounted childcare at our nurseries.
  • Ongoing professional development, training and promotional opportunities.
  • Recognition point scheme (gaining points to spend in high street shops.)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Complimentary uniform
  • Staff referral scheme
  • Discounted dentistry/private healthcare
  • Award ceremonies including all-inclusive paid meals




Location: Reigate, Surrey

Salary: £40,000 – £50,000 per annum

Hours: Monday-Friday 40 hours per week


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