Deputy Manager, Lancing

A Step Ahead Lancing is a busy nursery taking children from 0-5 years, located in Lancing Children and Family Centre, the nursery is at the heart of the community. It has created strong links with the local community and works alongside the children and family centre to support all families.

A Fantastic opportunity on the horizon for someone looking for a new challenge, or to progress within the early years sector as a Deputy Manager.

Job Summary

Reporting directly to the Nursery Manager, the successful candidate will support and lead on as directed by the Nursery Manager, the overall effective daily management of the Nursery in line with;

  • Performance requirements
  • Childcare
  • Environments
  • Sustainability

Candidates will need to;

  • Have a sound knowledge of all Company Policies, Procedures, Statutory Welfare Requirements and Ofsted expectations and ensure that these are maintained and in line with local and national standards at all times
  • Ensuring the provision of high quality, outstanding, innovative and effective childcare for all children attending the nursery
  • Provide strong leadership skills and be able to create momentum to realise the targets and goals set for the nursery

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day management of the Nursery staff and facilities in the absence of the Nursery Manager, as well as achieving highly in the role of Room Lead.

The position is offered on a 40-hour contract over a 5 day working week and further offers onsite parking and opportunities to further personal and professional development.

Salary Р£21,000 Р£23,000 depending on experience 

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks.

If you are interested in applying for the above position, please email: for an application form.