Senior Nursery Officer - Preschool

Swingboat Out of School Clubs
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Competitive Salary depending upon experience
28 Jun 2017
26 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Nursery Officer - Preschool

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Senior Nursery Officer, working within our preschool room for children aged two years plus

What’s on offer?

  • A competitive salary.
  • Excellent working environment.

The Role

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Senior Nursery officer, working within our preschool room, at our day nursery in Ashby de la Zouch.  

We are looking to recruit highly enthusiastic and motivated individuals who are passionate about delivering excellent standards of care for the children.

The Candidate

The successful candidate should have relevant experience of working in a Nursery environment and must possess the following skills:

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent staff management skills.
  • Have an excellent working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), safeguarding & equalities policies and procedures and the ability to develop curriculum planning and practice in the room with previous experience of the Key Worker system and the ability to use effective methods to implement and allocate key workers;
  • Qualified to at least Level 4/5 or equivalent in childcare.
  • Having significant previous experience of working as a Nursery Officer within 0-5 age group.
  • Good knowledge of health and safety legislation.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to the job.
  • Strong administrative, organisational and delegation capability.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and initiative to resolve issues quickly and calmly.
  • Good I.T. skills
  • Ability to prove commitment to maintaining high outcomes for children while at the same time providing a fun environment for them

The Company

The Company is an established nursery group expanded over the last 20 years and operating 3 Nurseries and 3 Before/After School Clubs in the North-West Leicestershire/South Derbyshire area.  The Company is synonymous with all that signifies the very best in Early Years provision recognised as being “Outstanding” in ALL 6 areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage by OFSTED.


If you haven’t heard from us within 14 days of the advertised closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. STRICTLY NO AGENCIES.