Deputy Nursery Manager

Job Summary

Location:Hopscotch Nizells Avenue

Hours:Full Time - 40 hours per week Monday to Friday


Holiday:32 days

Deadline:Applications closed


  • Highly Competitive Salary
  • 20% Childcare Discount
  • Supplementary Cost of Living Payment
  • Generous Sickness Entitlement – 10 days paid sickness per year
  • Employee Assistance Programme for Staff Mental Health Wellbeing and Support
  • Regular Socials for all Nursery Teams
  • Interest-free Season Ticket Loans
  • Free Enhanced DBS Checks
  • Well-Established Career Path and Training Opportunities
  • Fresh Fruit, Tea & Coffee available for all staff


  • Minimum of NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education or equivalent
  • Two relevant satisfactory references
  • Satisfactory Enhanced DBS check
  • Valid Paediatric First Aid Certificate


  • To support the Manager in all aspects of Nursery matters
  • To implement and promote all Hopscotch policies and the Staff Rules
  • To manage the nursery in the absence of the Manager
  • To ensure the ethos, implementation and legal requirements of the EYFS are met
  • To train the team in providing quality care for their key children
  • To ensure children’s safety at all times
  • To form positive relationships with children and their families
  • To display a high level of enthusiasm, loyalty and motivation
  • To provide daily support for the management team
  • To contribute to the implementation of changes and future developments
  • To manage, supervise staff in line with the policies and procedures at all times
  • To maintain a professional manner at all times
  • To provide a good role model for your team and others in the nursery
  • To provide mentorship for your team
  • To ensure that nursery records are kept honestly and accurately
  • To care for and supervise the group of children assigned to them
  • To carry out the duties of a Key Person

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