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Nursery Deputy Manager
Little Giggles Audenshaw

Starting salary from £24,000 – £26,000 per annum – 45 hours per week

Job Summary

Would you like to be part of a large and EXCITING Nursery?

We have a fantastic opportunity available! You do not want to miss out!

Nursery Deputy Manager required for our nursery in Audenshaw, Manchester. Helping to manage a friendly nursery team for a Private Day Nursery with additional duties carrying out the nursery risk assessments and dealing with them as needed.

Entry requirements:

  • A full and relevant Level 3 qualification in childcare and 3 years’ work experience with early years children
  • Supervisory experience is essential
  • Desirable early years professional status (EYPS) or its replacement, early years teacher status (EYTS)
  • Full and clear background check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Skills required:

  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to motivate and support staff
  • Financial management skills
  • Experience and enthusiasm within Childcare
  • Fun, bubbly and motivated personality

Job information:

Provide day care for babies and young children from birth to 5 years, in addition to running a Breakfast/Afterschool and Holiday Club and managing tour visits. Ensuring staff are up to date with training and conscious control of staff behaviour, observations and all paperwork.

  • Create a safe and stimulating environment to promote learning
  • Update parents and carers on children’s progress
  • Work with colleagues to meet children’s needs
  • Check equipment is in good condition e.g regular Risk Assessment and Health and Safety Checks.

Business responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting staff
  • Supporting and developing the nursery team
  • Maintaining records and creating management reports
  • Complying with environmental, health and safety and fire regulations
  • Keeping up to date with developments in early years care
  • Building relationships with relevant agencies, schools and childcare professionals
  • Attending training sessions both in and out of work time
  • Work with the nursery manager to ensure the nursery meets OFSTED and early years foundation stage standards.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Level 3 in Childcare as a minimum
  • Must have previous experience within a similar role


  • Pension
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Childcare discount up to 40%
  • Performance pay rises
  • Giggles Group specific for conversations regarding work related matters and focus on positive goals achieved
  • Bonus Schemes

Have You Got What It Takes
To Be a Little Giggler?

If you think you have what it takes to join the Little Giggles team then please send us your CV!