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27 February 2023

Little Wonders Nursery

Little Wonders Nursery

Nursery Manager

Glasgow City

Little Wonders Nursery are currently recruiting for a full-time Nursery Manager, based in Govenhill, Glasgow. This is a partnership nursery that provide care for up to 80 children aged between 2-5 years. 

We are looking for someone who has at least 2 years' experience in a similar role and will be able to run this nursery with passion. As well as managing the day to day running of the service, you will also need to be lead from the front, and be passionate and enthusiastic in developing your team of staff. Responsible for the daily running and administration of the nursery. 

Your main responsibilities will include the following tasks: 

  • Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery. 

  • Offering all children opportunities with regard to their religious, racial origins, gender or disabilities. 

  • Ensuring effective staff recruitment, supervision of staff and organizing regular staff meetings. 

  • Supervision of the planning and preparation of activities to develop all aspects of the child's individual development. 

  • Ensuring that the preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the nursery playrooms, kitchen and equipment are carried out according to the policies and procedures and risk assessments. 

  • Administration and finance of all nursery activities. 

  • Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records. 

  • Arranging regular parents' evenings, publicity, open weekends and children's outings and ensuring effective marketing. 

You must have a pro-active approach and a can-do attitude, with good organizational and delegation skills, as well as a real desire to take on a challenging, but highly rewarding Nursery Manager opportunity. 

Some of your responsibilities will include: 

  • To achieve and maintain high standards of care and education 

  • To effectively lead and manage the staff team including recruitment and retention, providing day to day guidance, training and support to all staff 

  • To ensure all policies, procedures and curriculums are implemented and adhered to at all times 

  • To keep abreast of current early childhood thinking/trends 

  • To effectively manage the budgets and occupancy levels 

  • To implement an effective parent liaison programme, to be influential in developing strong links with parents. 

  • Knowledge of childrens act 

  • Basic food and hygiene certificate 

  • To manage all day to day operations of the nursery 

The post holder will be responsible for management, supervision and appraisal of the following staff, Deputy Manager, Supervisors, Nursery Assistants, Level 2/3 Workers, Unqualified / Level 1/2 Workers.

The Nursery Manager must work to Nursery policies about Keeping Children Safe, Equal Opportunities, Data Protection and Confidentiality. The post holder must carry out his/her duties with full regard to the setting's Health and Safety procedures Liase with Local Authority and other professionals associated with the Nursery. 

Other Duties:- 

The duties and responsibilities in this job description are not restrictive, and the post holder may be required to undertake any other duties which may be required from time to time. Any such duties should not, however, substantially change the general character of the post. 

Job details: 

Full time 

37.5 hours p.w 


28 days paid holidays 

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent 

Salary: From £29,000.00 per year 

Benefits: Company events, Company pension, On-site parking Schedule: 8 hour shift, Monday to Friday 

School type: Day nursery, Private nursery school 

Work Location: One location

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