Nursery Manager, Blackburn, Circa £28K + Bonus scheme -

Nursery Manager, Blackburn, Circa £28K + Bonus scheme

| Job ID: AHNMP | £28000 per annum + benefits


A well renowned East Lancashire business is looking to open an establishment for early year’s childcare, providing high quality care and education in East Lancashire.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced manager to lead the opening of a brand new Nursery in East Lancashire. Our aim is to create an ‘Ofsted Outstanding’ Nursery that demonstrates our core values.

You will need to demonstrate your passion in delivering an outstanding establishment, supported by your innovative ideas and drive, helping become a leading local childcare provider.

This is an opportunity to work for an employer who holds the Gold Accredited ‘Investors In People’ Award and would suit someone who has had experience in running and operating a Nursery to the highest of standards and wants to be a part of an ambitious journey of growth.

As a Nursery Manager your role will include;

  • Helping design and set up an innovative Nursery which utilises the space accordingly while creating numerous different settings and themes throughout the building
  • Setting up and ensure all necessary policies, procedures and systems are adhered to and implemented
  • Promoting and aligning marketing goals with head offices talented social media marketing team
  • Working towards the company’s annual budget and occupancy levels
  • Effectively leading and managing the staff team including recruitment and retention, providing guidance, training and support
  • Keeping up-to-date on current early childhood trends
  • Developing strong parent partnerships and providing added value services to parents‪‪

The ideal candidate must;

  • Hold at least a level 3 (or equivalent) childcare qualification
  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience managing/ leading a team
  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working within an early years setting
  • Have a sound knowledge of Ofsted regulations with the ambition of achieving Ofsted Outstanding recognition
  • Have a clear understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Undertake a DBS and provide two satisfactory references prior to commencing employment
  • Be committed to your own career development and dedication to deliver exceptional childcare
  • Excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills

Our client can offer;

  • Competitive salary and career opportunities
  • Bonus incentive to be rewarded in line with the success of the business
  • Raft of benefits including uniform allowance, discount childcare, free on-site parking, pension scheme
  • 20 days holiday + 8 bank with additional service days up to a maximum of 5 days
  • An Investor In People Gold organisation, committed to your career development


If you’re interested in this Nursery Manager opportunity, please apply online today for immediate consideration.

Cummins Mellor is a family run employment agency who have been serving businesses across East Lancashire for over 27 years. We pride ourselves on sourcing the highest quality, temporary and permanent candidates for local employers. If this particular role isn’t what you’re looking for then please take a look at our website for other available opportunities.

Due to consistently high volumes of applications, Cummins Mellor are unable to contact all applicants directly. Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks of application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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