3rd In Charge

  • Family First Nursery Group
  • Nottingham, UK
  • 13 May, 2024
Full time Nursery Manager Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager

Job Description

Grosvenor House Day Nursery

Nursery Duty Manager/Third in Charge

Permanent | 40 hours per week | Monday – Friday

Level 3 Childcare Qualification essential

As a Duty Manager/Third in Charge, you will help lead the staff to deliver and ensure all children receive quality care, help extend the child’s learning. Create, plan, and implement activities and experience which help support all aspects of the EYFS. You will be responsible for opening and closing the nursery and will be required to cover for the Manager and Deputy Manager in their absence.

This role is working 40 hours per week, various shifts patterns between the opening and closing times of the nursery 7:00am-18:30pm. This nursery is open all year round and is not a term time only role.

We want to create environments and opportunities that develop the skill of how to learn, not what to learn and empower children to have the freedom and confidence to control their own investigations and curiosities. We trust our children with the freedom to explore and investigate, thereby playing a key role in the direction of their learning


- Supporting and liaising with the Manager on a daily basis.

- Assisting the Manager in ensuring effective staff recruitment following Footsteps Day Nurseries recruitment procedures. Supervising staff and students, conducting regular staff assessments, recognising training needs, monitoring training and developing teamwork.

- Planning and preparing activities to develop all aspects of the child's individual development in a stimulating atmosphere, within the Early Years Foundation Stage.

- To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn

- Undertake any other duties to ensure the smooth running of the nursery, and the safety and wellbeing of children, staff and families

What we need from you?

- Passion and commitment for working in childcare

- Ability to work shifts between 7.30-6.30pm Monday to Friday working 40 hours per week

- Over 1 year’s experience of working in Early Years

- Commitment to continual development

- NNEB, BTEC Nat Dip, CACHE Dip in Childcare, NVQ level 3, EY Educator

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Safeguarding Duty.

Grosvenor House Day Nursery is part of the Family First Group where we take great care to treat everyone as a person, with equal rights and responsibilities to any other individual, whether they are an adult or a child. We are committed to providing equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice for all children and families according to their individual needs. Discrimination on the grounds of gender, age, race, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic or national origin, or political belief has no place within the Family First Group.



Rewards & Benefits*

- 50% off childcare for parents and 25% off childcare for Grandparents

- 24 days annual leave, plus an extra day off for your Birthday

- In house training for Continuous Professional Development

- Employee of the Month Scheme

- Annual Staff Summer Outing

- Nursery Welfare incentives to fund team building events

- 50% off nursery fees for our team member’s children and up to 25% for grandchildren/friends/families

*All perks are pro-rota for part time staff and subject to successful completion of probationary period. These perks may be subject to further conditions and can be withdrawn or reviewed at the discretion of the company.

Nursery Name

Grosvenor House Day Nursery & Pre-School