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Nursery Manager

Smile Education Recruitment

£10.00 - £14.00 per hour


Permanent | Full Time



Smile Education are currently working in partnership with a family orientated nursery based in Derby. Smile are currently supporting them in their recruitment of a Nursery Manager and they are ideally looking to meet with suitable candidates as soon as possible.

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Managing the day-to-day running of the nursery
  • Oversee the quality of childcare provided
  • Recruitment and development of staff
  • Able to spend time with the team in the nursery rooms alongside working in the office
  • Develop strong bonds with parents and other childcare professionals
  • Ensure the nursery always meets Ofsted requirements
  • Provide a safe, nurturing, and inspiring education environment for children
  • Leading safeguarding and health and safety policies
Qualifications & Experience:
  • Be able to be a supportive member of a large team but also able to be a role model.
  • Childcare and Education qualification equivalent to NVQ level 3 is essential
  • Sound knowledge of childcare development
  • Previous experience of working within a senior role
  • Knowledge of child protection and safeguarding
Successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and provide at least 2 references.

Smile Education is committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.