nursery manager in leeds

06 November 2018
emma learmonth, randstad education
job type
£ 25,000 - £ 28,000 per year, Other Excellent Benefits
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leeds, yorkshire and the humber
sub specialism
Early Years
job type
working hours
£ 25,000 - £ 28,000 per year, Other Excellent Benefits
Non Teaching
reference number
emma learmonth, randstad education
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job description

Are you a passionate experienced Nursery Manager looking for a new exciting challenge? Perfect! Please read on and apply today!

A full time role is available with an immediate start at a Private Nursery in the North Leeds area. The position is for 40 hours a week with an attractive salary, starting at 28k. You will ideally hold EYPS or EYFS but a minimum of a full and relevant Level 3 qualification in childcare (NVQ, CACHE, NNEB) is required. You will need up to date knowledge on the EYFS and safeguarding policies. The setting is a well established Private nursery with a passion for outdoor play and has been run by the same family for three generations.


* Preferably experience in a manager or deputy manager role within a private nursery setting
* A minimum of 3 years work experience with children.
* Experience of supervising staff
* Knowledge and experience of working within, and implementing the EYFS statutory framework

Key Skills:

* Good numeracy and IT skills
* Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
* Flexibility and willingness to adapt to change
* Team player
* Ability to lead and motivate a team
* Effective management of finances and resources
* Demonstrate integrity and trust at all times

Main roles include:

* Ensuring the nursery meets Ofsted and early years' foundation stage standards
* Creating a safe and stimulating environment to promote learning
* Updating parents and carers on children's progress
* Working with colleagues to meet children's needs
* Staff planning
* Dealing with parent enquiries, show rounds and complaints
* Recruiting staff
* Supporting and developing the nursery team
* Managing a budget
* Maintaining records and creating management reports
* Complying with environmental, health and safety and fire regulations
* Keeping up to date with developments in early years care
* Building relationships with relevant agencies, schools and childcare professionals
* Administration of nursery grants
* Invoicing of fees and monitoring and collection of debts
* Recording receipt of cash and cheque payments and petty cash
* Preparation of data for monthly payroll run, including sickness and holiday record


* Starting salary of 25 - 28k depending on experience
* 31 days holiday
* Free parking
* Working in a supportive Nursery setting

If you feel you are ready for your next role in Early Years and have the right skills and experience to apply then send your CV in the first instance and/or call the office number and ask for Heather.

(All candidates will be subject to Randstad Education's child safety standards, satisfactory references and UK eligibility checks.)


nursery nurse experience


CACHE level 2 or 3

educational requirements