Nursery Deputy Manager

Location High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England
Discipline: Childcare
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££Neg + £750 New Starter Bonus
Contact name: Sunnie Dhadwar-Lynch

Contact email:
Job ref: DMHIGHW
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: Immediate

Our client in High Wycombe occupies a converted lodge set in 3 acres of beautiful grounds and have access to their own field, wild garden and Koi Pond. They also have a large allotment area and orchard where they grow their own seasonal fruit and vegetables on site.

Our client is looking to recruit a Nursery Deputy Manager.

Deputy Manager – Qualifications & Experience

  • A childcare and education qualification equivalent to NVQ level 3

  • Previous experience of managing as a Deputy Manager

  • A formal management qualification is desirable although not essential

  • A current First Aid qualification.

  • A sound understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

  • A thorough knowledge of safeguarding procedures

Deputy Manager – Key Responsibilities

  • To support the implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage, including overseeing planning and record keeping

  • Promote and facilitate partnership with parents/carers and other family members

  • Support with the development of and maintaining highly professional working relationships with relevant Local Authority departments, regulatory bodies and other agencies

  • Remain abreast of current developments in childcare and education policies and practices

  • Assist the Manager with maintaining accurate accounts for the nursery and produce management information in accordance with company procedures

  • Assist with the preparation and delivery of regular staff, planning and parent meetings and other events.