Support Nursery Manager – Stockwell Gardens

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  • Full Time
  • SW9 9ES
  • Stockwell Gardens Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 Hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 1 week ago
  • Hours: 40 Hours per week
  • Salary: £37,000 - £39,500
  • Qualification: Level 3+ and above in Early Years Childcare
  • Location: King George's House
    40 Stockwell Road
    SW9 9ES

Job Description

Our Stockwell Gardens Nursery is a unique setting based within the YMCA Building in the heart of Stockwell. The nursery is close to both local bus routes and Stockwell Tube Station, great for anyone on the Northern and Victoria Lines. The nursery has access to a lovely garden, meaning the children can play, explore and extend their learning.

We are seeking an organised and talented Support Nursery Manager to join our dedicated and hard-working team. The successful candidate will have solid experience in running a busy nursery. Main aspects of the role include but are not limited to working closely with all staff while ensuring focus on the needs of the children as well as being accountable for nursery finances, deployment of staff, quality of the curriculum, Health and Safety, partnership with parents, community engagement and child protection.

Job Requirements

  • Level 3 or above child care qualification
  • Strong demonstrable experience managing a larger early years’ setting
  • A strong leader who role models’ good practice
  • Adaptable to the needs of the Nursery and organisation
  • Ability to flex management style to build strong nurturing relationships with the Nursery team and stakeholders.
  • Ability to use a coaching approach when developing staff.
  • The ability to build strong lasting relationships with Parents through pedagogical conversations.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Strong desire to influence positive change when required through role modelling the LEYF values; Brave, Fun, Inspiring, and Nurturing

Working at Stockwell Gardens Nursery and Pre-School

  • The Nursery consists of a baby, toddler and preschool room
  • Total capacity of Nursery: 63
  • Opening times: 8am – 6pm
  • Safe and varied outdoor garden

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Good

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Staff Benefits

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:

• 50% off of childcare
• Refer a friend bonus
• Up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days over the Christmas period
• Full access to LEYF Academy – minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.
• 10% GLL Gym discount
• 7% employer contribution towards pension
• Salary increase after probation
• Overtime pay
• Interest-free season ticket loan
• Free life assurance
• Employee Assistance Programme

Career Progression

At LEYF we aim to promote 50% of our leaders from within and nurture our staff to help them progress in their careers.

Each person who joins the LEYF family will work with their Manager to create a development plan. If you aspire to become a manager or you want to be the best you can be in your role, LEYF, using our coaching and mentoring approach, coupled with our famous LEYF Academy courses, will support your journey.


Address: King George's House
40 Stockwell Road

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