Job Title

Senior Nursery Manager

  • Position:
  • Salary: £34000 - £40000
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  • Job ID: 02199
  • Applications: 0
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Job Description

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

This nursery is double ‘Outstanding’ from OFSTED, and has had a recent inspection, and therefore no inspection is due for at least 4 years.




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
  • Additional 3 days holiday for long service
  • Birthday day off and gift
  • Opportunities to study for level 2 & 3 leadership qualifications plus level 5 childcare qualifications which is all fully funded by the nursery as well as a full support programme from our Training and Development Manager.
  • Free weekly coffee from Caffe Nero or Sausage roll from Greggs, free monthly cinema ticket (at ODEON, Vue, Cinieword, Rakuten or Livenow,) 24 hour access to private GP & wellbeing support online, Free Grunne Products, 55% off Mygym memberships, 25% off Expedia holidays as well as a range of other discounts include your weekly food shop or meals out.
  • 50% discount for childcare
  • Bi-annual staff awards and regular free social events including food, drinks & transport.
  • Employee of the monthly rewards with vouchers for winners and runner runs
  • Internal audit rewards with bonused for leaders and nights out for the whole team
  • Quarterly events e.g. great British bake off & spooky sale
  • Performance bonused yearly and 6 monthly
  • Pension
  • Sick pay




Location: Winchester

Salary: £34,000 – £40,000 per annum

Plus bonus scheme (to be discussed at interview)

Hours: Monday-Friday 40 hours per week

(less hours may be considered, to work 4 days as opposed to 5 for the right candidate)


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