Nursery Deputy Manager

Location: Bristol
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Nursery Nurse | Nursery
Reference: PE11253776
Salary: 21000-23000
Job Published: 30 days ago
A fantastic opportunity has arisen at a long established in a 30 place setting in the heart of Westbury on Trym. This client is a family owned setting which has been part of the local community for over 20 years. Their links to families and the wider community are of utmost importance and the deputy manager is a key to ensuring these continue to develop.

If you are a passionate, self-motivated and driven person looking for a truly value adding role which offers huge potential and a genuine opportunity to become an integral part of the business and put your own stamp on a setting then Protocol Education would love to hear from you.

As a Deputy Manager your key day to day tasks will include:

· Leading the quality agenda; ensuring standards are achieved and maintained.
· Providing day-to-day operational support for management, including responsibility for colleague support and role modelling.
· Responsibility for the safety and welfare of children between 2 months and 5 years.
· Maintain close working relationships with other settings, local schools and others such as the Council's Early Years team.
You will need demonstrable management experience in childcare with a good level of parent partnership and a motivation to build upon these experiences and develop the skills to take on increasing managerial responsibilities over time.
Working alongside the Nursery Manager in supporting the day to day running of the nursery and deputising in the Nursery Manager's absence, wider duties will include managing nursery occupancy and communicating with the offsite director regarding any business-related issues during these periods. You will be encouraged to make the role your own the team is always open to new ideas and the director is keen to offer more responsibility as the deputy manager grows in confidence (with commensurate reward including performance related bonus after the probation period).

Other benefits include:

· Competitive salary
· Employee pension scheme
· Plentiful on street parking and driveway
· Easy commute from central Bristol, Cribbs Causeway or M4/M5 motorway network
· Discounted childcare
· Opportunities for flexible working
My client is looking for someone who is passionate, enthusiastic and caring, with previous experience in developing practice using EYFS, strong leadership skills and sensitivity when communicating with parents and staff.


• Bonus scheme
• Childcare
• On-site parking
• Education reimbursement

** For anyone who is looking for CPD; there will later on in the year the opportunity to step up into a Management role to cover the matenity post at this nursery, this would be a fantastic way into being able to gain that higher management experience. If successful the opportunity for job share could arise**

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £21,000.00 - £23, 0000 /year

• childcare: 3 years (Preferred)
• deputy manager: 2 years (Preferred)

If you are NVQ Level 3 Early Years qualified and have the relevant experience please contact us on 0117 9453960 /

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £40.00