Deputy Nursery Manager (Permanent)

Step by Step Education are one of the leading agencies throughout the North West.

We are currently working with a nursery based in Longridge looking to appoint a permanent Deputy Nursery Manager.

Job details:

  • Ideal start date: Monday 30th June 2022
  • Rate of pay: from £13.00 per hour
  • Days/hours: 4 full days a week (negotiable)

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Nursery Practitioners, Apprentice Nursery Practitioners, Volunteers, Student Placements and work experience students
  • Manage the nursery and undertake all the necessary duties in the absence of the Nursery Manager
  • To oversee the planning, delivery and monitoring of the nursery’s EYFS curriculum in accordance with the children’s social, emotional, physical and intellectual needs.
  • To provide a high level of care that will enhance the children’s general health and well-being.
  • To lead and be responsible for the running of a room to be assigned by the manager
  • To act as a key person to a small group of children and to ensure their needs are reflected in the planning of routines and activities.
  • To liaise regularly with parents/carers about their children’s needs, interests and progress.
  • To attend any conferences, training events or meetings as identified by the Nursery Manager and to keep up to date with current good practice.

Additional Benefits to working with this nursery:

  • 20% discount for staff childcare
  • Proactive well-being programme
  • Training and CPD programmes
  • Regular staff outings and trips
  • Flexible and accommodating approach to leave for appointments

How to apply for this position:

  • Apply for this advert via Indeed and Daniel will contact you directly
  • Contact Daniel at Step by Step (contact details on our website:

Step by Step Education is fully committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions are subject to a DBS Certificate being carried out and applicants meeting Step by Step Education’s Best Practice pre-employment criteria.

Apply today

If you feel this is the role for you, then please fill in your details below and upload your CV. Alternatively, you can send your CV to or call Daniel on 01772 713819

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