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University of St Andrews, KY16 9AJ
£35,333 - £42,155 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36.25 hours per week

This position has expired.

At the University of St Andrews Nursery, we are seeking a positive, and highly motivated individual to lead our team of practitioners and work with our Deputy Manager to deliver high quality childcare within our setting.

 You will work in partnership with the Nursery Deputy Manager to apply best practice, your knowledge and experience, to ensure all children in our care have the best start in life. You will have a hands-on approach to day-to-day operations and be expected to work in an adaptable environment while communicating effectively with the nursery team and parents/carers.

The University Nursery is a private 44-place setting, which operates 52 weeks of the year, and we offer Fife Council funded spaces. The nursery sits within Saints Sport, Children’s Services team, which offer a wide range of fantastic opportunities for children of students, staff, and community.  Care Inspectorate rating and details can be found by clicking below.

The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check before an appointment can be confirmed.

If you have any questions, or would like more information, please contact Claire Scott, Assistant Director (Children’s Services) on

Applications are particularly welcome from people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University. 

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online:

Closing Date:  8 December 2022

We encourage applicants to apply online at, however if you are unable to do this, please call +44 (0)1334 462571 for an application pack. 

Please quote ref: AD2509SB