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Nursery Manager

Vacancy Summary
Rise Park Infant School
Scale 6, points 18-20
Rise Park Infant School
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
32 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
05/11/2021 at 09:00
Vacancy Description

Rise Park Academy Trust

Rise Park Infant School

Part of Success For All Educational Trust

Annan Way, Romford, Essex RM1 4UD

Telephone:  01708 749135

Executive Head teacher: Mrs C. Fox


Nursery Manager

Hours: 32 hrs per week/39 weeks per year

Grade: Scale 6 point 18-20

Salary: £21,367- £22,142


Are you looking for the next step in your career? We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious leader

Rise Park Infant School is a successful primary academy where children are well behaved and keen to learn. Staff are friendly and supportive within a welcoming, aspirational environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for an existing Nursery Manager/Early Years Practitioner, with a genuine passion for childcare, to develop and further their career within our setting.

You will be responsible for leading and managing all aspects of nursery provision on a day-to-day basis. You will be responsible for financial efficiency, high quality practice, recruitment, marketing and the safety and well-being of children, as well as ensuring client satisfaction. You will bring your leadership and passion for a good quality offer for young children to the organisation. This requires a unique individual with both staff and nursery management experience, as well as a good working knowledge of family centred support work.  You will be a qualified early years practitioner with excellent communication skills and be someone who embraces change.

You will be required to work as a team member, with managerial responsibilities, in a busy, demanding environment. This role would ideally suit someone who is looking to further develop their leadership and management skills and broaden their scope of experience.

We are looking for someone who is also ready to take on management of additional projects such as extending the scope of our nursery provision over time in order to effect timely organisational expansion.


You will have: 

  • A professional qualification e.g. NNEB or NVQ Child Care and Education level 3 or above but ideally hold a degree in a relevant area.
  • At least two years proven track record as a practitioner in a good or outstanding early years setting
  • Line management experience; able to manage and develop staff
  • Previous experience in managing/ leading an early years setting and have detailed knowledge of the EYFS Statutory Framework
  • A working knowledge of the Children’s Act
  • A commitment to, and an understanding of, Equality and Diversity issues
  • A firm knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding and the procedures to follow
  • Demonstrable experience of working with vulnerable children and families

You will be a driven individual who shares our values and who has the passion to help us to improve the lives of children and families within our school community.


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by telephoning the Head of School, Mrs Karen Palmer, on 01708 791435.


Please apply online by visiting www.haveringschools.jobs and submitting an application form. Alternatively, visit the Schools website to download an application form and email to jobapplications@sfaet.co.uk.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community regardless of gender, gender identity, ethnic origin, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Closing date is Friday 5th November 2021 9.00am with Interviews w/c 8th November 2021

Please assume that if you have not had any acknowledgement of your application that you have not been successful.


The position is subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure check. Rise Park Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The Success For All Educational Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all. Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations. Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education Keeping Children Safe in Education (2021) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability. Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council.
How to apply

Please apply online or visit the Schools website to download an Application form and email to jobapplications@sfaet.co.uk

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