Nursery Manager

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2018-01-10 Care Homes Job Title: Nursery Manager

Job Setting: Day Nursery / Nursery School

Job Role: Manager

Date Posted: 11 Dec 2017

Job Location: Chatham , Kent

Salary: £23,000 to £40,000 per annum Salary based on experience

Hours: Full Time

Contact Name: Tawanda Mudavandhu


This is an exciting opportunity to start up a thriving nursery in the Medway region. The job will be demanding and requires motivation, skill, enthusiasm and diligence. The prospective candidate will be required to carry out an array of tasks and be able to comply with Ofsted regulations. The age range at the nursey will be from 1-year olds to 4-year olds. The responsibility of the startup project would be left solely to the nursery manager with guidance where required.

Initially, the manager will be required to:

  • Create a safe and stimulating environment to promote learning
  • Do risk assessments of the nursery setting
  • Manage a budget
  • Arrange marketing materials
  • Be up to date with developments in early years care
  • Check equipment is in good condition
  • Keep records and create management reports

When the nursery has been established and registered the manager will be required to:

  • Recruit staff
  • Build relationships with parents, carers, schools and childcare professionals
  • Work with colleagues to meet children’s needs
  • Support and develop the nursery team
  • Work within environmental, health and safety and fire regulations.

Working hours will range between 7am-6pm from Monday – Friday and on some occasions Saturdays.


  • Level 3 Childcare Qualification
  • Level 2 Qualification in English and Maths
  • 2-years managerial experience
  • 2-years’ experience in a nursery setting
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff
  • Organizational skills
  • Financial management skills
  • IT skills

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