Job Description

· To support the Nursery Manager in overseeing the day to day management, staffing, organisation and smooth running of the nursery. To develop the ethos of the nursery and to create a welcoming and family friendly environment.

· To be a member of the management team and to contribute to the strategic planning, monitoring, evaluation and development of the nursery. This will include ensuring effective communication between the nursery staff and with all partner organisations.

· To be responsible at all times for high standards of care and education of children between 0-5 years in accordance with statutory requirements. You must ensure you promote the EYFS and deliver this within the setting and the principles adhered to.

· To have a key role in planning and monitoring of the nursery and implementing essential policies and procedures including safeguarding, equal opportunities, data protection and confidentiality. This will require creative together with an informed understanding of statutory requirements and best practice for childcare.

· To order and maintain equipment and resources in the nursery.

· To be a keyholder for the nursery and be responsible for financial demands such as chasing fees, purchase processing and processing of wages. You must be accountable and responsible for day to day financial systems directly relating to the day nursery provision.

· Time keeping is paramount, along with flexibility about working in different rooms and or settings as and when required to ensure the effective operation of the nursery. You must attend all out of hours’ activities: Staff meetings, manager’s meetings, training, parent’s evenings and nursery events.

· To be responsible for admissions in line with the admissions policy agreed by the management team. You must keep a register and up to date records, using our system Famly.

· To keep an up to date records of all staff employed within the nursery provision, including DBS numbers, qualifications and training, through a single record.

· To ensure all safeguarding policies and procedures are being adhered to and followed.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £26,000.00-£29,250.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount


  • Monday to Friday

School type:

  • Day nursery


  • Nursery: 2 years (preferred)
  • Management: 1 year (preferred)


  • Driving Licence (preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Reading (required)

Work Location: In person

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