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Deputy Nursery Manager - Full-time

Borough Green Primary School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-5201-164S
  • Posted:27/07/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 6
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:14/08/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Deputy Nursery Manager – Steps to School


Borough Green Primary School are looking to recruit a Deputy Nursery Manager for our on-site early years setting, Steps to School Day Nursery. 

The setting provides all-year round nursery day care, a term time only pre-school, and breakfast and after school club, and has an excellent reputation - consistently rating ‘good’ in our latest Ofsted inspections. The setting is fully supported, working in strong partnership alongside the Head Teacher and Governing Body of Borough Green Primary School. 

The successful candidate will be working as part of a senior team, will have opportunities for CPD and will be fully supported by both the Nursery Manager and the Headteacher.

In summary we are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Deputy Manager, with a minimum Level 3 qualification in Early Years, to help the Nursery Manager organise and run the setting.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have sound knowledge of the EYFS legal requirements, Ofsted requirements and current legislation
  • Have strong staff management/ organisational skills that are required to support a well-developed, dedicated team (of 20 staff), and be able to support the Manager in the day to day running of the setting
  • Have a creative and flexible mindset, and be able to adapt to varying routines within the setting
  • Consistently adhere to and help implement all policies and procedures required, keeping these up to date with current legislation
  • Have the ability to continue (or develop) consistent, strong working relationships to support families/ staff and external professionals
  • Be able to carry out 'Supervisions'/ appraisal meetings alongside the Manager
  • Be friendly, welcoming and caring to all


For more details please contact Catherine Osborn, Nursery Manager, at Steps to School Day Nursery, 01732 780431

Information about the school

Borough Green is a popular school for children aged 4 - 11 set in extensive grounds with a heated swimming pool; a large playing field and three playgrounds.

We have extended school facilities; mainly “wrap around” childcare provided by our Steps to School Day Nursery, Pre-School and Club. As well as providing excellent and flexible childcare for children between the ages of three months to five years, we also offer ‘before and after school’ care for children up to the age of 11.

We have good rail and road links being close to both the railway station and M20.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01732) 882169

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