Deputy Nursery Manager - Dulwich, SE27

Location: Dulwich, SE27

Start date: Immediate

Salary: up to £28,000

Hours: Full time

Consultant details:

Natalie Milner

0203 874 5119

Deputy Nursery Manager

We are looking for an exceptional Deputy Manager at our client's Nursery in Dulwich. Are you currently a Room Leader looking to take that next step in your career in an organisation that value individuals and personal development?

The Deputy Nursery Manager is a full-time, permanent role. offering a competitive basic salary and additional wider benefits, including opportunities for future career progression. Our client's Nursery is located a 5-minute walk from Tulse Hill and West Dulwich Railway Stations. The setting has been refurbished and equipped to a very high standard and offers wonderful large rooms that give a light airy feeling and provide lots of space in which children can play and learn. They also have a large space for exciting outdoor play and exploration. Large windows and large rooms induce a sense of awe and calm in staff and children alike. We would love you to join our team as we embark on accreditation to 'The Curiosity Approach', promoting awe and wonder in early childhood. This is a unique style of le

arning for children to be engaged in the joy of DOING rather than the end result.

Deputy Nursery Manager – Qualifications & Experience

  • A childcare and education qualification equivalent to NVQ level 3

  • Previous experience of managing a room or team within a nursery setting

  • A formal management qualification is desirable although not essential

  • A current First Aid qualification.

  • A sound understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

  • Thorough knowledge of safeguarding procedures

Deputy Nursery Manager – Key Responsibilities

  • To support the implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage, including overseeing planning and record-keeping

  • Promote and facilitate partnership with parents/carers and other family members

  • Support with the development of and maintaining highly professional working relationships with relevant Local Authority departments, regulatory bodies and other agencies

  • Remain abreast of current developments in childcare and education policies and practices

  • Assist the Manager with maintaining accurate accounts for the nursery and produce management information in accordance with company procedures

  • Assist with the preparation and delivery of regular staff, planning and parent meetings and other events.

If you feel you have what it takes to be considered for this role please get in touch today. *We are an equal opportunities employer. However, due to the nature of the role, the successful applicant must be able to undertake and provide a clear enhanced DBS check and satisfactory referencing.


Deputy Nursery Manager – They can offer you!

  • A friendly and supportive team

  • Continued opportunities for professional development and training

  • Tapestry Online Learning Journeys

  • 1 Staff training day

  • A competitive salary and wider benefits

  • 1 week shut down over Christmas

Soar Recruitment is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required.

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