Job Opportunities at Kinderoos

Please forward your C.V. with a covering letter to: [email protected] if you are:

  • interested in a permanent position
  • a student wishing to train in childcare
  • bank staff

We will respond within 3 days of receiving your email.

We are currently recruiting for a: Deputy Manager  reporting to the Manager at the setting.

Main Responsibilities

  • Deputise for the Manager
  • Overseeing the smooth running of the nursery
  • Leading the staff team to deliver high quality practice within the nursery
  • Ensure a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care and development for children placed in the Day Nursery
  • Your role as Deputy Manager will include: Promoting positive relationships with parents, children and colleagues
  • Responsible for any tasks delegated by the Manager.
  • To give support to other personnel within the Day Nursery.

Main Duties

  • Overall management responsibility for the Day Nursery in the absence of the Manager.
  • Assist the Manager in providing effective day to day management of the Nursery.
  • Assist the Manager in setting and implementing objectives for policy for the Nursery within the framework of the management committee.
  • Assist the Manager in planning the training strategy for students
  • To be responsible for the supervision of students, identifying their learning needs and advise key-staff of these.
  • In conjunction with the Manager, to formulate, operate and evaluate a yearly programme of activities, following the guidelines of the National Curriculum, that is suitable to the age range of children.
  • To assist the Manager in promoting Equal Opportunities throughout the Day Nursery.• To work alongside the parents/carers of special needs children to achieve full integration within the Nursery.
  • Identify the physical, emotional, intellectual and developmental needs of children with special needs and offer support and relevant developmental opportunities.
    Liaise with and support parents/carers and other family members.
  • Liaise with the Local authority and other professionals associated with the Nursery.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings and training sessions outside working hours.
  • Undertake certain domestic duties within the Nursery, i.e, preparation of snacks, cleansing of equipment.
  • Work alongside the Manager and staff team to ensure that the philosophy behind the Nursery is fulfilled.
  • Mentor junior/trainee practitioners ensuring they deliver the vision and ethos of Kinderoos
  • Undertake other duties as may be requested from time to time by the Manager

Qualities, Experience & Qualifications Required

  • NVQ level 3 or higher (Required)
  • Childcare: 3 years (Required)
  • Ofsted Knowledge: 2 years (Required)
  • Managerial and SEN experience (Desirable)
  • Strong knowledge of the EYFS (Desirable)
  • You may have experience of the following: Senior Nursery Nurse, Senior Nursery
  • Practitioner, Room Supervisor or Room Manager.


  • FT 40 hours per week
  • Permanent role
  • Rota Based – Shifts can vary
  • Company Benefits


  • Pension (2% matched Kinderoos contribution)
  • Ongoing training
  • Paid Holiday
  • Christmas Meals/Party
  • Salary dependant on experience.

Full JD available from and application to [email protected]