Vacancy Detail

Deputy Nursery Manager

Job Description:

Smart Education are currently looking for a full time Deputy Nursery Manager to start at a private day nursery in Shefford ASAP. You will be instrumental in the nursery’s strive for excellence in childcare provision and their continuing improvement as an early years setting.

In order to apply for this position you must have: -

 At least a level 3 in childcare (preferably a higher qualification)

 Previous experience within Nursery Leadership and Management (including monitoring and ensuring that the nursery is always compliant with Ofsted and Safeguarding legislations and guidance)

 Experience managing daily operations of a nursery setting

 Experience in the strategies of the recruitment and retention of staff

 Experience implementing the EYFS, staff performance and management strategies, the SEF and the QIP / FIPs

 An ability to work as part of the existing team but also be able to use your initiative

 An ability to inspire and motivate other members of the team

 Good communication skills as well as being competent at building and maintaining good working relationships with colleagues, children, parents / carers and other professionals

 Experience and / or knowledge of how to manage an Ofsted Inspection

 Experience and / or knowledge of implementing Safeguarding and Child Protection policies and procedures (including working with other agencies)

 A dedication to ensuring you keep up to date with all current developments within the Early Years sector as well as ‘Leadership and Management’ and then cascading this to your team in the form of regular meetings, supervisions and training


Qualifications Required: 12+ Months minimum experience

Salary: £70 - £100 – Per day

Hours: 8:20-6pm Monday to Friday

Location: Shefford

Interview Dates: ASAP

Start Date: ASAP

Contact: Georgia Pemberton

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail or any other positions available, then please contacts Smart Education on 0121 392 7114 or email your CV to georgia@smarted.co.uk

SMART EDUCATION is a specialist consultancy focusing exclusively on the Education sector. We work extensively with Nurseries, Schools (Mainstream & SEN), Academies, FE Settings and a variety of alternative education establishments across the West Midlands recruiting for PERMANENT and TEMPORARY staff. We offer a bespoke service to both the clients and candidates with whom we work and are extremely proud of our honest reputation and our professional attitude towards Safeguarding & Customer Service.


If you are a Teacher, TA, Lecturer, SEN specialist, Cover Supervisor or Nursery Nurse and are looking for work opportunities on both a permanent or temporary basis, then call SMART EDUCATION today. You are guaranteed a professional and efficient service from our very experienced and approachable consultants. At SMART EDUCATION exceeding your expectations is our priority. Our Key Values to you: Service Motivation Approachability Reliability Trust, we look forward to hearing from you.


Location: Shefford | Salary: £70 - £100 per day | Job type: Permanent | Posted: 07/01/2019