Area Operations Manager

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  • Full Time
  • 40 Hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 1 week ago
  • Hours: 40 Hours per week
  • Salary: £50,000.00 - £60,000.00
  • Qualification: Level 6 In Early Years or related subject

Job Description

The London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is one of London’s largest and most successful charitable social enterprises, operating 39 award-winning nurseries, including some in London’s most disadvantaged areas. We are committed to giving all children access to high quality childcare, and LEYF invests all profits back into the business.


We are looking to recruit an Area Operations Manager to join the Children’s Services Department to lead a group of allocated nurseries to deliver and manage services and business operations. The post holder will achieve the economic, financial, pedagogical and social impact goals, in line with LEYF mission and values, organizational philosophy, and with a social enterprise approach.

Job Requirements

  • Qualified at least to Level 6 in Early Years or related subject
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working at Nursery Manager level or above
  • Knowledge of the Early Years sector, the EYFS framework and experience of delivery of successful outcomes in Ofsted inspections
  • Proven track record of driving operational excellence through performance management in a medium/large (preferably geographically dispersed) team
  • Manage change in a positive way, bringing the team with you to achieve the desired outcome.
  • Demonstrate effective Communication skills in every area- speaking, listening and writing – as well as be able to give and receive constructive and coherent feedback.

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Address: The London Early Years Foundation,
121 Marsham Street,
London, SW1P 4LX


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