Deputy Manager

Posted 13 March by Staff Match

Are you a talented and experienced Deputy Manager looking for a new role? We have an excellent opportunity for a dedicated individual to join a lovely nursery in Mitcham, Surrey. This role will be pre-school room based.

Person Specification:

NNEB, Cache, NVQ level 3 Childcare qualification

Experience of motivating teams and developing practice

Basic Food Hygiene Certificate (Desirable)

Paediatric First Aid (Desirable)

Some of the responsibilities of the room-based Deputy Manager will include:

  • Working closely with the Nursey Manager and providing cover for this role as required
  • Leading by example and ensuring staff are caring for the all-round daily needs of the children to enhance their physical, intellectual,social and emotional development
  • Ensuring staff effectively implement Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum in daily practice
  • Ensuring children are offered age appropriate activities and al staff maintain their children’s learning journals
  • Manage staff supervisions, meetings and training
  • Support the development of good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion
  • Ensure that staff understand and adhere to all nursery policy and procedures
  • Assist the Nursery Manager with the recruitment induction procedure of all new staff
  • Partake in nursery show arounds, parents evenings, open days
  • Building positive relationships with parents and key interfacing groups


Uniform, training and career progression

Due to the nature of this job, candidates will be subject to UK eligibility checks together with Enhance Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks

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Required skills

  • Nursery
  • Nursery Management
  • Preschool
  • Early Years

Application questions

Do you have a level 3 Childcare Qualification?
Do you have previous experience in a similar role?

Reference: 34674998

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