Support Nursery Manager- Playhouse Nursery

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  • Full Time
  • SE14 6LU
  • Playhouse Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 Hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 2 months ago
  • Hours: 40 Hours per week
  • Salary: £36,358.44 -£36,732.84
  • Qualification: Level 3+ and above in Early Years Childcare
  • Location: The Moonshot Centre
    SE14 6LU
  • Bus Routes: 177, 53, 225

Job Description

Playhouse Nursery (New Cross) is in South London, New Cross. This nursery is 4 mins walk from New Cross Station. This is a brightly decorated, well-equipped nursery with an enthusiastic and passionate team delivering high-quality childcare and education!

We are seeking an experienced Nursery Manager with strong positive management skills. Our Nursery managers are leaders and team motivators, they are always striving for the best practice in childcare, whilst working with the team to implement Early Years Foundation Stage in every aspect of our nusery.

Job Requirements

  • Level 3 or above child care qualification
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience managing an 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 Playhouse Nursery and Pre-School

• The Nursery consists of baby room, a toddler and a preschool room
• Total capacity of Nursery: 30
• Opening times: 8am – 6pm
• Bright spacious spaces that all lead to the garden area

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Good


Staff Benefits

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

• Make a difference to the children who need it the most
• Pay and conditions above national average within the early years sector
• 50% off childcare costs
• £750 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
• Guaranteed salary increase after probation
• Overtime pay
• Annual travel loan
• Free life assurance
• Access to our work life support services
• Access to LEYF social events; New Year’s Awards ceremony, Annual Conference and Summer BBQ

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: The Moonshot Centre
SE14 6LU

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Support Nursery Manager- Playhouse Nursery