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21 Park Avenue, G64 2SN
£19,800 - £22,500 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.


We are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic Manager to lead our team in our small, local nursery.

We have been part of the community for over 40 years and are looking for the right person to join us to provide high quality early learning and childcare. We are a small nursery, with a maximum of 24 children, aged 3-5.

The nursery is located next to Bishopbriggs Community Church, near Asda, Bishopbriggs.

The post is full time, term time only and the hours are 8.00am until 3.00pm Monday to Friday.

Applicants’ qualifications should be consistent with those required to register as a Manager with SSSC (e.g. BA Childhood Practice or PDA level 9).

A minimum of 2 years managerial experience, either as an existing Manager or Deputy Manager is essential.

If you are interested in applying for this job if you could contact the nursery on for an application pack or phone the nursery on 07908065079

Closing date for applicants Friday 5th November, at 3pm.

Interviews will take place on Monday 8th November.

The successful candidate will be responsible for recruiting, leading, mentoring and inspiring a professional team to deliver high quality early learning and childcare experiences within our nursery. Supported by our committee you will have overall daily responsibility for the nursery, ensuring that all children receive the highest standards of education, care and opportunities for learning in line with the nursery’s vision values and aims.

Key duties will involve:

Delivering exemplary childcare and learning opportunities in line with Curriculum for Excellence

Leading a team, delivering peer reviews and setting appropriate training and professional development targets

Engaging families in nursery life and supporting families through transitions and challenges

Promoting positive mindsets

Enriching the lives of young children

Continuous improvement

Candidate specification:

· You will need to be a dynamic individual that can demonstrate the ability to work to prioritise a busy workload

Knowledge of local/national policies and guidance associated with Early Learning and Childcare (ELC)

Working knowledge of ELC procedures and regulatory requirements

Excellent working knowledge and ability to implement the Curriculum for Excellence, Realising the Ambition and How Good Is Our Early Learning and Childcare

Experience in leading a staff team, as well as the ability to support their learning and development

Liaise with the Local Authority, Care Inspectorate and other agencies as required to meet partnership contractual arrangements with East Dunbartonshire Council

To ensure appropriate Quality Assurance systems are in place