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Nursery Manager

Job information
Salary £14,025.53 - £15,485.07 per annum
Organisation Wellington Primary School and Nursery
Hours 32.5 hours per week
Term/duration Permanent Variable Range 17 – 35 hours per week term time only
Closing date 12 pm on 31 August 2020

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: 05HP


£14,025.53 - £15,485.07 per annum


Permanent Variable Range 17 – 35 hours per week term time only


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 ie, 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

    Informal visits cannot currently take place but if you would like to talk to the Head of School about the position, calls can be arranged by emailing the office.  

    Interviews will be finalised once shortlisting has taken place and up to date information regarding social distancing is known.

    Application forms and further details are available from Mrs E Golder by telephone 01432 830264 or email

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview

    Closing date: Friday 31st August 2020 at 12 noon.

    Interviews:   W/B 7th September 2020

    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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