Job Description

Hazel Tree Education are currently working in partnership with a fantastic private day nursery in Prestwich. They are looking to recruit a dedicated Nursery Manager to join their team on a full-time, permanent basis.


  • Level 3 or above qualification in early years
  • Previous managerial or leadership responsibility within an OFSTED regulated child care setting
  • Current DBS on the update service or a willingness to obtain one
  • References covering at least two years of work history
  • Passion for early years and providing quality care.
  • Firm knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and EYFS framework.


  • Lead responsibility for day to day running of nursery setting.
  • Effectively managing budgets.
  • Going above and beyond to ensure Ofsted Statutory requirements are met.
  • Ensuring staff comply with all policy and procedures.
  • Ensuring EYFS curriculum is effectively embedded in practice
  • Preparing for Ofsted inspections
  • To liaise closely with parents/carers, informing them about the Nursery and its curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress.
  • Facilitate and maintain positive relationships with parents/carers


  • Free Forest School Training for those interested
  • Discounts on high street shopping
  • Enhanced wellbeing package including free counselling

For more information about this role please contact Sarah Pirie via email at or via phone on 01942945671.

To find out more about Hazel Tree Education and why we’re the first-choice agency for education staff and schools, visit or find us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Unfortunately, we are unable to sponsor overseas applicants.

Hazel Tree Education is an education specific recruitment organisation, specialising in short-term, temporary, and flexible supply work in mainstream schools and alternative provisions around the North West. We, and the settings we work with, are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. Please be advised that applicants will be subject to online searches as part of our due diligence checks and our ongoing commitment to safeguarding.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £36,000.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

School type:

  • Day nursery
  • Preschool
  • Private nursery school


  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred)


  • Nursery: 1 year (preferred)
  • Leadership: 1 year (preferred)
  • Childcare: 1 year (preferred)
  • Management: 1 year (preferred)


  • Driving Licence (preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Prestwich (required)

Work Location: In person

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