Little J & M’s Nursery, Felixstowe, Suffolk – Nursery Manager required September 2021

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    Little J & M’s Nursery, Felixstowe, Suffolk – Nursery Manager required September 2021

    • Full Time
    • Permanant
    • Anywhere

    Hours: Full time 37 hours, starting at 8am
    Salary: Competitive
    Job Term: Full
    Appointment: Permanent
    The Trustees of The Religious of Jesus and Mary Charitable Trust are seeking to appoint a Nursery Manager for a new nursery, which is to open in September 2021.  This Nursery will be an inclusive nursery which will hold a distinctive Catholic ethos and will embrace the Charism of the Order.
    The role of the Nursery Manager will be to provide professional leadership and management of the nursery and to deliver the highest standards of care and education.
    You must have at least three years nursery experience, hold a full and relevant qualification in Early Years at Level 3 or above, understand and ensure the requirements of the EYFS and Ofsted are met and have good experience working in a nursery setting ideally in a management or team leader position.
    Duties will include:

    • Creating a safe and stimulating environment to promote learning and inclusion for all children.
    • Building relationships with parents and carers, schools, and other childcare professionals and agencies.
    • Leading and managing a team of staff
    • Helping to recruit staff following safer recruitment practices
    • Coaching and Training the nursery team
    • Keeping records and creating management reports
    • Keeping up to date with developments across the early years’ sector
    • Making sure the nursery meets Ofsted and Early Years Foundation Stage standards
    • Being the designated safeguarding lead

    The ideal candidate will:

    • Hold a minimum of Level 3 qualification in childcare/early years
    • Have experience of OFSTED inspections
    • Have a great working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage
    • Have excellent leadership skills
    • Have experience of management either of an EY setting or a team within the setting
    • Be a practising Catholic

    The Religious of Jesus and Mary are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks.  You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

    The Religious of Jesus and Mary Charitable Trust will offer:

    • A dynamic and collaborative team of professionals across the Trust, who are committed to creating an ethos of mutual support and sharing practices whilst providing an effective Catholic education for the children in our communities.

      Closing date for receipt of applications: Noon 10th May 2021
      Shortlisting date: 12th May 2021
      Interview Date: TBA
      Please ensure you complete all the forms, including application, found in the advert. To receive an application form and all other related documents please contact Mrs Carol Charles by email at

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