Early Years

Ashridge Day Nursery - Manager

Ashridge Day Nursery - Manager


Minimum Level 3 in childcare


Responsibilities/Extra Information:

  • To ensure the provision of high standards of physical, personal, social and emotional care.
  • To lead a team of professional workers and to ensure good practice at all times
  • To plan and organise staffing schedules and holiday rotas to ensure adequate staffing levels are maintained in accordance with Ofsted.
  • Be aware of the Early Years Inspection Handbook for Ofsted Registered provision.
  • To follow and support staff to understand and implement the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • To follow all relevant Acts including the Equality Act 2010 and the Data Protection Act 1998 that relate to staff employment and record keeping.
  • To be responsible for all nursery staff, after school workers, cooks, cleaners, students and voluntary workers. Liaising with Ofsted and other professional bodies associated with the nursery.
  • Overseeing the efficient upkeep and maintenance of the building and grounds, stock of equipment, furnishings and fittings.
  • Being responsible for all administrative duties associated with the management of the facility, e.g. maintaining records on the children and their families, ordering equipment, maintaining an inventory, keeping personnel records.
  • Co-ordinating with appropriate agencies regarding trainee placements and supervising accordingly.
  • Co-ordinating and chairing staff meetings as appropriate including agendas and minutes.
  • To instigate the development and implementation of systems to monitor and record child development.
  • To be responsible for the overall health and safety standards within the nursery and ensuring staff compliance and awareness, including training where appropriate.
  • To provide all team members with the support and resources required for the early identification and intervention for children with possible special needs.
  • To report back to the Directors as required with information relating to finance, quality of the provision and anything else deemed necessary.


01494 300015

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