Nursery Manager

  • Job Reference: SHF54
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
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  • Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
  • Salary: £33,996 to £39,697
  • Sector: Management
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

  • Nursery Manager (City Campus)
  • £33,996 - £39,697 per annum
  • 37 hours x 52 weeks

Open to external & internal applicants

About you

  • Do you have a background in overseeing a Nursery setting?
  • Can you inspire others to deliver a high quality service, leading to exceptional customer service?
  • Are you passionate about supporting children and creating an environment where they can thrive?
  • Do you want to work for an organisation that makes a real difference in people’s lives?

If you currently work within a nursery setting as a Nursery Manager or similar role and like the sound of the above, then this could be your opportunity to start your career with us here at The Sheffield College.

The Role

The Nursery Manager is a key position within the college. The Sheffield College Nursery is a vibrant and diverse setting providing high quality education and care for children aged 6 months to 7 years. We believe that all children have the right to quality care and education in a safe, well organised, and supportive environment. This is reflected through the diverse range of indoor and outdoor experiences offered to our children which are facilitated by our well qualified, energetic, and dedicated staff.

This role will specifically support our ambition to provide excellent provision for early years foundation stage education and care.  With overall responsibility for the quality of our multiple nursery sites, you will report to the Head of Commercial Services.

Some of the main responsibilities for Head of Commercial Services are:

  • To lead and develop the quality of the College’s Nursery Services by building on the existing offer for our Early Years priorities and initiatives
  • To maintain a good or better Ofsted rating across nursery services by ensuring a safe, high quality learning environment that encompasses educational, physical, intellectual and social development in line with the Early Years Framework
  • To provide inspirational and inclusive leadership to the nursery services staff team that models the college’s values
  • To lead on child protection, ensuring that the nursery services create a culture of vigilance, where children’s welfare is promoted and where timely and appropriate safeguarding action is taken for children who need extra help
  • Promote strong partnership working with parents, carers, and other key stakeholders to ensure a culture of transparency and support in order to benefit the development of every child

Further details can be found within the attached Job Description.

You will have a high degree of autonomy within this role, so you will be confident in using your judgement to make decisions on a day-to-day basis.


We offer a wide selection of benefits in return for the work that you will do, such as

  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Excellent holiday allowance – 37 days annual leave plus bank/public holidays
  • Excellent pension package with South Yorkshire Pensions
  • Cycle to work, Car hire, Healthcare schemes plus others
  • Flexible working
  • TOTUM card with great offers and discounts