Nursery Deputy Manager

Edinburgh College
£24,962 - £26,816 per year
01 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Waterfront Nursery

Providing Childcare at Edinburgh College (Granton)

Nursery Deputy Manager

Full time position- 12 month fixed term

35 hours per week over 5 days

Salary Band F: £24,962 - £26,816 per annum (appointment is usually made at the first point in the salary scale)


Edinburgh College requires a fully qualified and suitably experienced Deputy Manager to join their purpose built nursery located at Edinburgh College, Granton Campus. We are a large Partner Provider nursery with capacity for 135 children.

We are looking for individual(s) with a proven track record of leading and working as part of a team within a child care setting. The applicant should have a minimum of two years' experience of working with children aged 3 months to 3 years. We are looking for individuals with a genuine passion for the learning and development of children in the early years. We particularly are interested in people with a love of outdoor learning and sensory and heuristic play experiences. This position will be a mixture of contact time in playrooms and office based duties. The successful candidate will be responsible for the daily running of either the under 3 playrooms or the preschool playrooms dependant on experience.

  • Applicants should possess an HNC or SVQ 3 (or equivalent) in Early Education and Childcare or Childcare Practice for a practitioner post
  • Applicants must have a minimum of one year's experience in a supervisory position which includes managing a team of staff.
  • Applicants must be registered with the SSSC
  • Applicants MUST be able to provide two references from current childcare positions or if recently qualified, from a college tutor. These are required to be testimonial style references which comment on the candidates' suitability for the post.
  • All applicants selected for interview will be asked to prepare a 5 minute presentation on a relevant topic for this position.
  • Short listed candidates will be asked to undergo a practical assessment, which may involve questions from our children and staff team.


Closing Date: Tuesday 15 August 2017


See also:
2. JD Nursery Deputy Manager.doc
4. Person Specification Nursery Deputy Manager.docx
b) Terms and Conditions of Service -Nursery staff - updated 11.2.16.docx