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Nursery Manager

Nursery Manager

Posted 16 October by Happy Days Nurseries
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Nursery Manager

Bodmin, Cornwall

Salary, dependant on experience

Are you someone who is dedicated to delivering excellent standards of care and education?

Would you like to run a 42 place setting for children aged 3 months to 5 years?

If so, we’d like to meet you!!

Happy Days is one of the largest nursery providers in the South West, with 21 settings across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Wiltshire, Bristol, Somerset and we are currently undergoing a programme of expansion.

Happy Days Nurseries are looking for a Nursery Manager to join our Bodmin nursery. The successful candidate will take on the running of the setting along with support from a highly qualified and experienced support team including childcare and education, finance, business, HR and marketing professionals.

This is an exciting opportunity to use your leadership skills to manage the nursery and drive forward the development of the nursery.

Our Nursery Managers are given autonomy to run the nursery as their own business.

Key day-to-day tasks will include:

  • Day to day running of the nursery to achieve and maintain high standards of childcare and education
  • Mentoring, guiding and developing your own team
  • Providing professional advice and support on childcare development
  • Developing and maintaining great relationships with parents, children and childcare professionals
  • Managing budgets and meeting targets.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about working in childcare, has previous experience in a private day care setting and knowledge of current childcare legislation. You must have been qualified for at least 2 years with a NVQ level 3 qualification in childcare or equivalent. The ability to achieve an outstanding OFSTED inspection as well as possessing excellent management, communication and leadership skills is essential.

In return, Happy Days offers a great reward package including contributory pension, discretionary performance related bonus scheme, discount childcare and extensive professional development.

If you are interested in applying, please forward your CV to Asha at  

Please clearly state that you are interested in the Nursery Manager position in Bodmin

Alternatively telephone us on for an informal discussion

“Happy Days, Committed to safer recruitment”

Reference: 36373429

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