Deputy Nursery Manager - Speedwell

Partou Stepping Stones Day Nursery & Pre-school

Deputy Nursery Manager - MATERNITY COVER 


40 Hours 

£14.00 per hour 

Shrek and Donkey, Wallace and Gromit, Anna and Olaf… every lead character needs a trusty and reliable sidekick to support them on their journey.

Here at Stepping Stones , we’re looking for a creative and supportive Deputy Manager to be the perfect companion to our Nursery Manager.

As our Deputy Manager, you will be a valued member of the team , supporting the Nursery Manager in the everyday running of the nursery and stepping up to deputise in the manager’s absence. You’ll be a natural leader and a positive role model, someone who can inspire a team of childcare practitioners to deliver outstanding care and education, with the vision to develop stimulating nursery environments in which children can play, develop and learn. An excellent communicator, you’re able to build and maintain strong relationships with your team and parents to ensure children’s needs are met.

You’ll play an important role at our nursery, assisting the Nursery Manager and helping to develop our practitioners, engaging with parents on a daily basis and creating magical learning experiences.

We’re looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Deputy Nursery Manager. You’ll be educated to Level 3 or above in Early Years and have experience in a similar leadership role or as a Room Leader. If you think you’ll be the perfect addition to our family, get in touch! 

The work you do within our nursery is rewarding in itself, but we love to show our appreciation in ways you’ll love too, celebrating your hard work with a variety of staff benefits and rewards: 

  • Genuine opportunities for career progression with access to professional accredited training 
  • A comprehensive pension scheme with employer contributions 
  • Childcare discounts – in any of our settings across England? 
  • Enhanced maternity/ paternity leave 
  • EPIC cash back system on discounted high street, telecoms and travel providers
  • Buddy Bonus Scheme – cash rewards for referring a friend 
  • Have your Birthday off on us! – An extra paid day off on your Birthday 
  • Health & Wellbeing support 24/7 with access to external helpline of professional counsellors 


Interested?...Click ‘Apply’ and we’ll be in touch to say hello.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting a quality provision and expect all staff to share this commitment. All nursery staff will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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