• All About Children
  • Nottingham, UK
  • 18 Apr, 2024
Full time

Job Description


Salary; £12.30 per hour (£25,652 per annum)

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Third in Charge at  Leo’s Day Nursery in Arnold, Nottingham.Creche.  The Third In Charge role is a full-time, permanent role offering a competitive basic salary and additional wider benefits, including opportunities for future career progression.

Children are at the heart of our approach in everything that we do and aspire to. One of our ethos statements is “We have the courage to put children before anything else”, and this truly sets the tone for how we value the children that we care for.   As a practitioner you will be supported to work within ‘The Curiosity Approach’ helping children to gain confidence, encourage curiosity and prepare them for a life and love of learning.

Third In Charge – What we can offer YOU!

  • A friendly and supportive team & Nursery Manager
  • Opportunities for professional development and training –3 CPD courses per year 
  • Online Learning Journals with eyLog and paperless planning
  • Free breakfast and main meal on work days
  • Discounted childcare
  • A competitive salary, free uniform, separate staff areas
  • 1 week closure over Christmas

Third In Charge – Qualifications & Experience

  • You must hold a minimum L3 childcare qualification with a passion to upskill further
  • Be a positive role model to our children and your team!
  • The desire to work for an organisation that respects individuality and creativity?
  • Wanting to work within a large group that maintains an independent feel?
  • Have strong EYFS knowledge
  • Previous experience implementing an EYFS curriculum

Third In Charge – Key Responsibilites

  • To support in ensuring that all legislation in relation to registration with regulatory bodies, special needs, child protection and Health and Safety is complied with and that company policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Promote and facilitate partnership with parents/carers and other family members.
  • Assume deputy responsibilities in the absence of the Deputy Manager if required.
  • Provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.
  • Support the development of good practice with regards to special needs and inclusion.
  • Be fully aware of emergency and security procedures relating to the nursery and take full responsibility for opening/closing the nursery as required.
  • Work with the manager to fully understand and be able to support staff during Ofsted inspections and assist in the implementation of any recommendations.
  • Work alongside the Manager learning how to monitor and control budgets and maintaining petty cash systems and in assessing interaction and child facing skills during the recruitment process.
  • Support with induction procedure for all new staff, and ongoing supervisions and appraisals.

If you feel you have what it takes to be considered for this role, please get in touch today!



Nursery Name

Leo's Day Nursery, Arnold