Nursery Manager

Location Bristol
Discipline: Childcare
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££Neg + Benefits
Contact name: Sunnie Dhadwar-Lynch

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Published: 5 months ago
Startdate: Immediate

Our client is dedicated to providing high-quality care and delivering incredible outcomes for the children in their care. 

Our client operates 39 nurseries nationwide.   Our client follows The Curiosity Approach in teaching and supporting children. This means that their environments provide resources that are real, authentic and intriguing to encourage children to investigate and explore.

All of the settings across our client sites are bespoke nurseries are designed to offer exciting, stimulating and engaging spaces for the children in their care to grow and develop in. These environments provide fantastic opportunities for the children in our care to explore, play and learn. 

This working environment provides all of their team members with a warm, positive and friendly atmosphere.

This position requires previous experience in managing the day-to-day running of a Nursery.  You will be responsible for all financial operations, the recruitment and ongoing training and development of staff whilst ensuring the nursery is being run to the highest standard in the upmost professional way.


Nursery Manager – Qualifications & Experience

  • A Childcare and Education qualification equivalent to NVQ level 3

  • A higher-level qualification in Early Years Childcare and Education/Childhood Studies

  • A management qualification

  • A current First Aid qualification

  • A sound knowledge of childcare development from birth to five years

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a supervisory role in the delivery of services to young children


Nursery Manager – Key Responsibilities  

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

  • Develop and maintain highly professional working relationships with relevant Local Authority departments, regulatory bodies and other agencies.

  • Manage the occupancy to ensure it shows growth and meets the business aims.

  • Maintain accurate accounts for the nursery and produce management information in accordance with company procedures.

  • Manage, monitor and control budgets and maintain petty cash systems.

  • Identify training needs, develop a training plan and evaluate training undertaken by staff.