Nursery Manager

A Nursery Manager is responsible for the provision of high quality, flexible childcare for children generally under the school age. They oversee the day-to-day operations of the nursery, ensuring that the safeguarding of every child within their care is of the highest importance.

As a Nursery Manager you’ll be expected to:

  • Deliver a care service in line with the organisations values
  • Lead the staff of the nursery in providing a programme of activity aligned with the development of the young people in their care
  • Ensure that all nursery policies and procedures are adhered to at all times
  • Deliver a programme of activity that promotes the early years foundation stage
  • Work to develop and deliver the nursery business objectives
  • Work as the key link in communications with all stakeholders associated with the nursery
  • Ensure the nursery adheres to all current legislation
  • Ensure that all staff employed within the nursery are trained to appropriate standards
  • Maintain accurate records – attendance, absence, enrolment etc.

The Nursery Manager is usually also responsible for the supervision or management of staff including:

  • Deputy manager
  • Senior supervisor
  • Room supervisor
  • Nursery nurses
  • Nursery assistants
  • Apprentices
  • Nursery cook
  • Nursery cleaner.

What New Directions Education offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry