Deputy Nursery Manager

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2018-01-06 Care Homes Job Title: Deputy Nursery Manager

Job Setting: Day Nursery / Nursery School

Job Role: Deputy Manager / Assistant Manager

Date Posted: 07 Dec 2017

Job Location: Kingston upon Thames , London

Salary: £23,000 to £24,000 per annum Salary dependent on qualifications and experience

Hours: Full Time

Contact Name: Karin Gerwat

Job Reference: DMKING


This popular and private day nursery in Kingston is looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and motivational Nursery Deputy Manager. The nursery is easily commutable from Clapham, Sutton, New Malden and surrounding areas.

This is an exciting opportunity to help manage a new and happy nursery where children are learning through fun and engaging play. You will be working with a dedicated team in a caring, family-friendly, characterful and stimulating environment which is inviting to children, parents and staff.

Job Purpose:

  • The Nursery Deputy Manager works closely with the Manager and may have a responsibility as a Room Leader whilst also being expected to take responsibility for everyday management responsibilities in the absence of the Manager. The role requires the confidence to make decisions considering the reputation and financial aspects of the business whilst balancing a high degree of sensitivity to the needs of children and families.
  • To support operational management of the nursery facilities and staff, to ensure a high quality, balanced provision of leading practice education and care is delivered at all times.
  • Responsible for company adherence to policies and procedures. Consistently meeting legislative requirements and following education curriculum, delivering standards which ensure highest possible inspection grading.
  • To assist with the training, support, mentoring, role modelling and supervision of the staff team, inspiring and leading ambitious practice.
  • To create a safe, caring and welcoming setting in which parents are happy to entrust their children and where their child is encouraged and supported to flourish in an enabling and stimulating environment.
  • To promote a successful and profitable business, engaging with the local community and marketing the nursery to reach maximum occupancy whilst providing excellent customer care.

Qualifications and experience required:

  • A full and relevant level 3 qualification in childcare or above
  • DBS enhanced disclosure within the child workforce sector
  • Minimum of 1 year’s management experience


Purple Dove Recruitment Ltd is a specialist in Nursery and Nanny Recruitment Company working with over 70 nurseries across London and the Home Counties. We promise to treat your application in the strictest confidence. We will arrange an informal and confidential chat on the phone and will not send your CV to employers or request any references without your consent.

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