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Early Years Team Manager

University of Plymouth - University Commercial Services Plymouth - Freshlings Nursery

Location: Plymouth
Salary: £27,281 per annum - Band C
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 4th October 2021
Closes: 31st October 2021
Job Ref: CS0101

Freshlings Nursery is located within the campus of Plymouth University and provides high quality childcare and education services. 

Freshlings UCSPL are always keen to explore new relationships with their team members as they recruit for new talent and contributors, people who help shape their future, take on new challenges and celebrate their successes.

We are looking for an experienced and highly qualified early year’s line manager to join our large team, who will lead and support the development of the setting ensuring high quality, reflective practice driving continual improvement.

You must:

  • Be qualified to Level 6 in Early Years or related degree, but preferably with Early Years Teacher status
  • Have demonstrable previous management experience of a large nursery setting
  • Be able to work autonomously to oversee the day-to-day organisation of the setting.
  • Have detailed knowledge of legislation and early year’s guidance
  • Have experience of mentoring and supporting staff team in the delivery of high quality provision.
  • Be self-motivated, have excellent communication, and time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, employer pension scheme with contributions of 5%, increased annual leave and sickness benefits with length of service.

COVID-19 considerations - Amendments to current policies with regularly updated operational procedures during COVID. Procedures beyond legal requirements to keep employees and families safe.

University Commercial Services Plymouth Ltd's (UCSPL) is a wholly owned subsidiary company of University of Plymouth. UCSP’s vision is to enrich the experience of the students, staff and wider community. 

The appointed candidate would be employed by University Commercial Services Plymouth Ltd and would therefore be subject to their terms and conditions of employment.

Contact for informal discussion please contact Vicky Smith at or by telephone 07972 754184.

We are unable to accept CVs and full applications will be required.

Freshlings Nursery is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children.

All positions are subject to individuals securing enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance and registering on the update service.

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