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Nursery Manager - Birmingham

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Smile Education are working with a busy family orientated nursery located in the Birmingham area. The nursery is looking employ a passionate and experience nursery manager to oversee the day to day routines of the setting and support the team of practitioners. The position is full time and permanent for the right candidate.

Ideally the nursery is looking the candidate to start as soon as possible!


  • Lead and motivate the team to ensure the highest standards are maintained for every child
  • Ensure there is a commitment to the Company's Core Values in all work undertaken throughout the nursery
  • Ensure that there is an effective key person system in place
  • Ensure the EYFS framework is delivered and met at all times
  • Lead the team in the planning and development of inspiring and creative environment
  • Ensure children are provided with an environment where they value and respect different cultures, religion, language and disability and show a commitment to British Values within the setting
  • Lead the team in ensuring Safeguarding Children policies and procedures are followed at all times
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records for all children including planning and learning journeys
  • Help lead on Ofsted and all other inspections both internal and external
  • Liaise and work alongside external agencies where necessary
  • Input termly data to ensure children are making progress
  • Manage staff issues in line with the HR Policies and procedures
  • Ensure the nursery is fully compliant and ratios are met at all times
  • Collect parents fees and monitor debts
  • Monitor the budget and expenditure in the nursery and ensure that agreed budgets are not exceeded
  • Be responsible for Health and Safety throughout the nursery
  • Be responsible for all emergency and security procedures, e.g. fire procedures, routines for dropping of and collecting children and marking the register
  • Create and effectively manage any action plans and quality improvements
  • Review and monitor occupancy levels to ensure they are maintained to maximum capacity.
  • Proactively market and promote the nursery to maximize occupancy
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures set by the nursery.
  • Carry out all other reasonable tasks as requested by the Operations Manager and Director.


  • A relevant childcare qualification for the role (NNEB, NVQ3/Diploma 3) Essential
  • Higher childcare or management qualification Desirable
  • A valid Paediatric first aid certificate Desirable


  • A minimum of two years? experience in a leadership role working with children aged 0-5 years. Essential
  • Knowledge and experience of working with and implementing the EYFS framework. Essential
  • Knowledge of safer recruitment and staffing/ safeguarding children Essential
  • Experience in supported OFSTED inspections and other professional bodies. Essential

For more information on this role please get in touch with Nicola at Smile or send your CV by using the ?apply? button below!

Smile Education is committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.

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Job Details

  • Birmingham
  • £8.00 - £10.00 ph
  • Full-time
  • Permanent
  • Immediate start
  • N/A
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Contact Details

Telephone Number 0121 210 5001
Morgan Hunt

ZedX Recruitment Solutions

Morgan HuntZedX Recruitment Solutions
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