01 Aug, 2019

Deputy Nursery Manager

  • Alpha Nurseries Group
  • Kirton, UK
Full time Management

Job Details

Job Title: Deputy Nursery Manager

Hours of work: On a rota basis between 7.30 am – 6 pm.

Responsible to: Nursery Manager

Are you an enthusiastic and experienced Deputy Manager looking for a new challenge, look no further, have a read of the roles and responsibilities you could be taking on!

Job Purpose:

  • To assist the Manager in the management of the nursery.
  • To ensure a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care is provided for children placed in the nursery
  • To lead and support staff in the nursery.
  • To implement the daily routine within the nursery.


Person specification


  • A level 3 qualification and a willingness to achieve EYPS.
  • Knowledge and understanding of planning and providing high-quality childcare and education in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage framework.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety management.
  • Knowledge and understanding of supporting children’s behavior
  • Awareness and understanding and commitment to diversity and equality.


  • An enthusiastic approach to working with early years children
  • Demonstrate good practice in early years care and education
  • Flexibility
  • Committed to working as part of a team.
  • Good interaction with children.
  • Ability to model good practice to staff.
  • Provide evidence of the ability to manage, lead and support a team.
  • Ability to work in partnership with parents and carers.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Provide evidence of child protection, equal opportunities, first aid, and food hygiene training.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills including the ability to use judgment and common sense, and be able to work on own initiative.


  • Experience of working in childcare setting and some leadership experience within a daycare setting
  • Have experience of working and caring for babies.
  • Experience of working in consultation with staff in planning, developing, monitoring and evaluating curriculum and frameworks.

Alpha Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the company expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post will be offered subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS and children's barred list check.


Deputy Nursery Manager  

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Setting Type

Private Day Nursery  

Recruiter Type

Direct Employer

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