We are looking for a Deputy Nursery Manager to join our lovely Nursery in Cricklewood (rated Outstanding by Ofsted and accredited by MEAB).

We offer in-house training and further professional development.

We are looking for someone that has a passion and drive for providing high quality care for children aged 2 to 5 years.

At The Little Learners we offer a wide variety of benefits such as:

  1. Competitive salary and benefits
  2. On-going training both in-house and externally
  3. Opportunities to progress your career
  4. One extra annual leave day for every full year completed with the company (From September 2019)
  5. A family culture where we see potential in every staff member

Job Types: Full-time

Role Responsibilities

  • Working in partnership with the nursery directors
  • Leading and managing the nursery in line with Ofsted requirements and the EYFS.
  • Leading and mentoring nursery staff team

The Candidates

  • Min NVQ level 3 or equivalent and above (ideally Montessori Diploma or experience in a Montessori setting)
  • Ideally an existing manager or deputy manager of a medium or large setting with GOOD or OUTSTANDING Ofsted and have led or been heavily involved in an Ofsted inspection
  • Solid track record in nursery management with strong leadership skills and the ability to support, develop and motivate staff
  • Complete knowledge of running a nursery e.g. legal and statutory requirement, policies and procedures, Ofsted inspections etc.
  • Ability to build good working relationships with relevant agencies, schools and childcare professionals


  • Salary up to £25,000 pa for the Deputy Nursery Manager role (depending on experience)
  • Full time permanent contract
  • Full support from the nursery directors
  • Onsite parking

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