Deputy Nursery Manager

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2018-03-22 Care Homes Job Title: Deputy Nursery Manager

Job Setting: Day Nursery / Nursery School

Job Role: Deputy Manager / Assistant Manager

Date Posted: 20 Feb 2018

Job Location: St Albans , Hertfordshire

Salary: Up to £24,000 pa

Hours: Full Time

Contact Name: kate mundle

Job Reference: DM/StA - 02


Deputy Nursery Manager, near St Albans, Hertfordshire, salary up to £24,000 pa

Deputy Nursery Manager required for a well-established and highly reputable day nursery. This is an ideal progressive next step for a Third In Charge to move into a more senior role or for an existing deputy manager looking to move to a bigger nursery. This role is 50/50 office and room based with key children split into AM room and PM office.

Role Responsibilities

  • Provide high quality care and early years learning experiences
  • Provide leadership and management to other nursery staff
  • Deputise for the nursery manager in their absence
  • Responsible for a key group of children
  • Support the nursery daily with administrative tasks

Person Specification

  • Full and relevant early years and childcare qualification (e.g. NVQ/Diploma/BTEC) level 3 or higher
  • Minimum of 2 years working in a senior role within a childcare setting
  • Providing care and education to children from a wide range of backgrounds, including those with special educational needs
  • Experience of effectively motivating, leading and managing a team


  • Salary up to £24,000 pa (depending on experience) with annual pay review and bonus
  • Full time permanent contract
  • 35 days paid holiday including bank holidays and Christmas closure
  • In-house training and career progression opportunities
  • Free medical insurance
  • Pension


  • Located near St Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Best commutable by car/bike

About Purple Dove Recruitment

We are a specialist Childcare 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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