February 23, 2024

Deputy Nursery Manager – Cramlington (with flexibility to work across all sites)

Salary: £23,500 – £26,500 FTE

Hours: 40 hours per week


About Us

Little Angels was originally established as a single setting childcare provider, the first of its kind in Cramlington. The company has always been forward-looking, keen to provide the best care and education for children and the best training and support for staff. The company now operates five sites, covering three local authorities as it has expanded.


What we can offer you

  • Salary of £23,500 – £26,500 FTE

  • FTE 28 days paid holiday (includes bank holidays.) An unpaid holiday scheme is provided for long service after two years rising to 33 days a year.

  • 80% Childcare Discount

  • Health and Wellbeing Support Package


About the Deputy Nursery Manager role

We are looking for a Deputy Manager who is ambitious and passionate about the care and education of children. The Deputy Manager will support and join our current team of experienced educators and teachers to achieve best outcomes for our children.

Duties and responsibilities: 

The job description below is neither definitive nor exhaustive. However, it should provide a clear indication of what is involved in the role of Deputy Nursery Manager at Little Angels.

  • Provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for all children

  • Support the manager and work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all children are safe and can play, develop and learn to the best of their ability

  • Safeguard all children and deputise as Designated Safeguarding Lead for the nursery manager when absent

  • Build and maintain strong partnerships working with parents to enable children’s needs to be met

  • Support the manager in meeting all statutory requirements eg. EYFS curriculum, Ofsted, welfare requirements etc

  • Fully deputise for the nursery manager in their absence


We hope to appoint someone who will successfully uphold and achieve the absolute best standards and outcomes for our children, families, and staff. You will be passionate about having an impact and making a difference to the lives of children, whether from vulnerable or privileged backgrounds. You will love spending time with the children, delivering inspirational learning. Be an excellent communicator and work alongside your team to achieve best experiences for children and their families.


Experience and Skills of the Deputy Nursery Manager:

  • At least two years experience with responsibility

  • A relevant and recognised early years qualification

  • Excellent knowledge of the EYFS

  • Honesty and integrity

  • Full drivers licence and transport

  • Experience working in partnership with parents/carers and external professionals

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of a team

  • Willingness to learn and continue with professional development

Minimum 2 years
up to £26,500 FTE
Little Angels Nursery School
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