Little Walkers Day Nursery


Nursery Manager

Little Walkers Day Nurseries

£11.74 an hour – Full-time, Permanent

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

– All aspects of the nursery including the management of all staff, parents and children and the overall day to day running’s.

– Lead and inspire your team to ensure outstanding practices, standards and services are always met.

– The day to day oversight of safeguarding, health & safety practices and child protection ensuring accurate records are kept.

– Ensure all staff are managed effectively, keeping up to date with all necessary HR procedures including probationary periods, appraisals, sickness, disciplinaries.

– Overseeing the nurseries finances including ways to increase revenue, effective budgeting, cutting of costs when necessary, sending out invoices, chasing and processing payments and the essential management of staffing costs.

– Coordinate with senior management on all marketing efforts to ensure high conversion rates from show arounds to bookings.

– To ensure the nursery is OFSTED ‘ready’ at all times.

– The supervision and implementation of our nursery management software (Connect, Iconnect & Parentzone).

– Ensuring the EYFS is followed and implemented to the highest standard.

– Attend monthly managers meetings with the management teams of all three nurseries and members of the senior management team.

– To prepare and encourage all staff to be ready and confident during OFSTED inspections.

– To work closely with the senior management team to uphold and improve the nursery’s finances, standards, and quality of staff.

Person Specification for Nursery Manager:

– Previous experience in a Senior Position within an early years setting (Essential)

– Experience of working with children aged 0 – 5 years (Essential)

– Level 3 Early Years Education and Childcare qualification (Essential)

– Knowledge of OFSTED standards, the EYFS and The Children Act (Essential)

– Awareness of Health and Safety and Risk Assessments (Essential)

– Level 5 certificate in leadership and management (Desirable)

– First Aid qualification and Food and Hygiene Certificate (Desirable as training available)

The position is a 35 hour contract with shifts between 07:30-18:00 Monday – Friday.

Benefits include:

– Commission scheme for new bookings

– Free gym membership at our sister company

– Childcare discount when children attend our own nursery

Work remotely

  • No

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £11.74 per hour

Additional pay:

  • Commission pay


  • Childcare
  • Gym membership


  • Monday to Friday

Nursery Nurse Level 3

£9.20 an hour – Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Job Description

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check and supportive references

Post Designation: Qualified Nursery Nurse level 3 for Little Walkers Day Nurseries WV3

Full Time, Part Time and Term Time Only Contracts available.

(NVQ LEVEL 3 or Equivalent)

Roles and Responsibilities

  • To work in partnership with other team colleagues.
  • To give a high standard of care and education to the children attending the nursery setting.
  • To read and fully comply with the nurseries policies and procedures of the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • To be involved in out of hours working activities i.e. staff meetings, outings and training.
  • Recording and complete records within the playroom i.e. iconnect, registers, daily routine, bathroom sheets, medical sheets etc.
  • To supervise students when on placement in nursery setting.
  • To give prescribed medication to children with parent’s/carers written consent.
  • Be responsible for your own Key worker group, ensuring paper work is completed for children’s next steps, profiles, planning and capturing the journey.
  • Ensuring that the day to day running of the room is maintained to a high standard.
  • To attend room meetings as and when needed alongside your colleagues.
  • To carry out specific child care tasks i.e. children’s toileting needs, changing children’s clothes when required, feeding and supervising children at meal times.
  • Ensuring you always work in partnership with parents/carers.
  • To undertake domestic tasks within the nursery setting i.e. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment and toys, cleanliness of playrooms, kitchen and bathrooms.
  • To comply with HACCP, COSHH, Fire Regulations and Health and Safety Regulations of the nursery setting i.e. risk assessments – identifying and reporting of hazards, accident/incident sheets etc.
  • To be flexible within working practices of the nursery. Be prepared to help where needed.
  • To always conduct yourself in a professional manner and maintain confidentiality.
  • To ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures, religious backgrounds, and stages of development.

Employees of Little Walkers nurseries get 50% off their own child/children’s childcare when attending at Little Walkers Day Nurseries and we also offer free gym membership to all employees.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.20 per hour


  • Childcare
  • Gym membership
  • Wellness programmes

Work remotely:

  • No
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