Nursery Manager

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and dedicated professional.
*Successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
All candidates must have:

  • A minimum Level 3 in Childcare, preferably with a level 4/5 in childcare, or a qualification/2 years experience in Leadership and Management

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

  • Excellent knowledge of EYFS and Ofsted requirements

 Your role will include:

  • Ensuring high standards of care and education of all children, in accordance with statutory requirement.

  • Contributing to the planning, monitoring, evaluation and development of the nursery

  • Promotion and marketing of the nursery and developing service.

Closing Date: Monday 21st January 2019 - 12pm
 Interviews: Friday 25th January 2019
Download an application form together with a Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form from our website
or to discuss the role or for more information please call Caron on 01424 423683 ext.26

  FSN aims to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 
Registered Charity No. 208446

FSN is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment in every aspect of their work.


Job Location:

St. Nick's Nursery London Road St Leonards on Sea

Job Posted:

4th January 2019 ( Ends: 21st January 2019)

Application Instructions:

Download and submit an application form and equal opportunities form. Alternatively you can contact FSN on 01424 423683 or email


"I do feel that safeguarding and wellbeing of the children is fully prioritised and staff go to great lengths to support families and children. The Nursery demonstrates empathy and works hard to ensure fairness for families/children here. Really stands out as 'safe space' for children."

- Health Visitor - St. Nick's Nursery

"The Community Learning courses have been a valuable resource for our clients looking to improve their mental health and wellbeing, as well as providing insight to self-management/coping strategies to build resilience. Our clients have reported they have found them interesting, informative and easy to engage with due to the welcoming and supportive staff and informal setting."

- Community Connectors, Southdown

"Volunteering at the Health and Wellbeing drop ins I have supported attendees with engaging into activities, not only at FSN but in the local community. It’s great to have access to all the activities and information not only for our service users but also for myself. I really enjoy supporting the community and being part of the hub team!
“I have come along and attended various courses at FSN but also attended the computer and Health and Wellbeing drop ins. Coming here as made me in such a better place, everyone is so supportive! I feel so much more confident, I have found myself again. I love it here!"

- Health and Wellbeing Hubs

It was really nice to meet other families In our group, in the same situation as us, "I was terrified to start with but it was an extremely fun day"
"My little girl has really benefitted from being with other young people in similar situations. She knows she is not alone and it's ok to be sad and angry. She talks about Nanna now a lot more"
"Dragonflies has made an invaluable difference to my son, I think he was in a dark place and Dragonflies has let the light shine for him again

- Dragonflies parent/carer comments

2072 children and young people aged between 5 and 18 have been supported by Dragonflies since 2006, including:
434 who have lost their father
217 who have lost their mother
182 who have lost their sibling
600 who have lost their grandparent
346 who have lost a close significant relative or friend
288 who have experienced multiple deaths in the family
5 who have experienced pre-bereavement
and of these children 127 have lost someone through suicide

- Dragonflies Bereavement Project