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Nursery Manager

Job information
Salary £15,962.44 - £18,702.36 per annum
Organisation Wellington Primary School and Nursery
Hours 32.5 hours per week, term-time only (38 weeks of the year)
Term/duration Permanent Variable Contract (Range 17 – 35 hours per week)
Closing date 3 pm on 3 September 2021
Interview date(s) To be arranged

Job details

Nursery Manager

Based at Wellington Primary School and Nursery





32.5 hours per week, term-time only (38 weeks of the year)


Grade: 06HPL

£15,962.44 - £18,702.36 per annum

Permanent Variable Contract (Range 17 – 35 hours per week)


Please note this is a Hoople post and Hoople conditions of service apply.

On behalf of the Governors of Wellington Primary School and Nursery, Hoople is seeking to appoint a talented and fully qualified Nursery Manager who holds a current NNEB, NVQ Level 3, BTEC, CACHE/DCE or DPP qualification.

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Early Years specialist to join our happy, successful and forward-thinking team. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a sound knowledge of Early Years education, be highly organised and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Nursery, encouraging good practice by the staff team with regard to individual and group work with the children.

  • Develop excellent communications with parents/guardians encouraging them to participate in their child’s progress and development.

  • Observe each child’s progress and report on achievements, looking for progression and continuity. Where appropriate operate and participate in a keyworker system.

  • Be able to liaise at all times with external agencies i.e. OFSTED, EYDCP

  • In consultation with the Nursery team formulate, operate and evaluate an annual programme of activities, suitable for the age range of the children following the Foundation Stage requirements.

  • Create a stimulating and attractive environment.

  • Ensure that all required standards, ratios and conditions of registration are maintained at all times.

  • Organise parents meetings and open days as required.

  • Prepare for OFSTED inspections and address any recommendations made

  • Ensure that all safeguarding requirements are met to maintain children’s safety and well-being.

  • Assessing, recording and reporting on the development progress and attainments of the children to the EYFS Line Manager and highlighting concerns where identified.

You will need: 

  • NNEB, NVQ Level 3, BTEC, CACHE/DCE or DPP qualification

  • Excellent knowledge of safeguarding and child protection

  • Paediatric First Aid & Food Hygiene is desirable but not essential

    For further information and an application pack please contact Mrs Beaumont-Pike by telephone or email


    Visits to the school can be arranged. Please telephone 01432 830264 to arrange an appointment.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview

    Closing date: 3pm Friday 3rd September 2021

    Interviews:   To be arranged

    On behalf of Wellington Primary School and Nursery Hoople is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils and therefore all candidates will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level.

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Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.