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Worldwide Education Recruitment ltd

Nursery Manager

We are currently recruiting for the position of [Nursery Manager/ Deputy Manager] within our client’s beautiful Nursery based in Thornton Heath CR7 . Successful candidates can expect a competitive salary, additional training and have the opportunity to grow and progress in their career. There will be a trial in November for the permanent role to start in December.

Purpose of the Role:

  • [MANAGER] To be responsible for the smooth running of the Nursery, ensuring that nursery life is safe, stimulating and compliant with EYFS, Ofsted and safeguarding requirements.
  • [DEPUTY] To effectively work alongside the Nursery Manager ensuring that nursery life is safe, stimulating and compliant with EYFS, Ofsted and safeguarding requirements.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • 3 full days a week to work alongside and support the nursery manager
  • Achieving and maintaining high standards of care and education
  • Effectively leading and managing the staff team including recruitment and retention, providing day to day guidance, training and support to all staff
  • Ensuring all policies, procedures and curriculum are implemented and adhered to at all times
  • Keeping yourself and your team up to date on current early childhood thinking/trends
    Effectively managing the budgets and occupancy levels
  • Promoting positive relationships with parents, children and colleagues
  • Marketing the nursery and engaging with local networking groups to build occupancy
  • Managing all day to day operations of the nursery
  • Ensuring the health, safety and well being of the children at all times

Essential Skills:

  • A Level 3 or above Childcare qualification or equivalent
  • A passionate and positive attitude towards working with children
  • Solid experience as a Key Worker within an Early Years setting
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS, OFSTED and Safeguarding requirements
  • To be punctual and well organised
  • 2 years experience working as a Deputy or Manager in a nursery setting
  • An enhanced DBS check

Desirable Criteria:

  • Recent First Aid Certificate
  • Safeguarding and Child Protection training
  • Previous experience as a Deputy Manager would be desirable

Due to the nature of this role, it will be necessary for an enhanced criminal record disclosure to be undertaken, together with other safeguarding checks, including obtaining references from previous employers.

If you feel you have the skills, knowledge and experience we are seeking for this role, please submit your CV in to us today!

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Oliver Denison

Compliance Officer and DSO

With a background in compliance and security vetting in the aviation industry, I decided transfer and further develop my expertise in compliance within the education sector. I joined Worldwide Education in July 2021, and since then have gained a great deal of knowledge, through day-to-day learning and training courses. I look forward to what the future holds at Worldwide Education. I love travel, cinema, good food and going on walks with my sausage dog!



Samantha Neziri

Sales Manager

Hi I’m Samantha. I joined Worldwide Education back in 2017 and since them I have developed my career within in recruitment, I am now a Sales Manager and work across the Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire area. I am currently completing my level 3 in recruitment practise and I am looking forward to put these new skills to good work. I enjoy spending time with family and friends and getting to experience new adventures in life.