Deputy Nursery Manager

Permanent full-time job recruited via Veritas (London, UK)
Job Reference DNM24_1713776412
Closing date May 22, 2024
Location Wakefield, United Kingdom
Type Full-Time
Status Permanent
Contact Roscoe Price Moor
+64 273124286

About this job

Job Title: Deputy Nursery Manager

Location: Wakefield, UK

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Company: Veritas Education

About Us:

Our Client is a market-leading provider of childcare and early education services in the Wakefield area. They are committed to offering the highest standards of childcare and providing a nurturing and engaging environment for children. We are seeking a Deputy Nursery Manager to join their dynamic team and help them continue to set the standard for excellence in childcare.

Job Description:

As the Deputy Nursery Manager, you will work closely with the Nursery Manager to oversee the daily operations of the nursery, ensuring a safe, educational, and nurturing environment for the children in our care. You will play a key role in leading the team, upholding our high childcare standards, and supporting ongoing professional development for staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Nursery Manager in overseeing the day-to-day running of the nursery, including staff management, administration, and financial tasks.
  • Ensure the highest standards of care and education are maintained for all children.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the nursery team, promoting a positive and inclusive work culture.
  • Monitor and evaluate the quality of teaching and learning, providing support and feedback to staff as needed.
  • Maintain excellent communication with parents, keeping them informed about their child's progress and nursery events.
  • Work with the Nursery Manager to implement policies and procedures in line with regulations and company standards.
  • Support ongoing professional development for staff through training and coaching.
  • Requirements:

  • A degree in Early Childhood Studies, Childcare, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in a leadership role within a nursery or childcare setting.
  • Strong knowledge of early years pedagogy and best practices.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and independently as needed.
  • Passion for working with children and commitment to their development and well-being.
  • Benefits:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Discounted childcare for employees.
  • Opportunities for ongoing professional development and training.
  • Generous holiday allowance and pension scheme.
  • A supportive and dynamic work environment.
  • Career progression opportunities within the company.
  • How to Apply:

    If you are a dedicated and experienced professional with a passion for early childhood education, we would love to hear from you! Please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest in this role to


  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview
  • Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


    'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'