Nursey Manager, St Neots

Closing date:

Winhills PrimarySt Neots

Date posted:
Start date: March 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SCP18-21 (£18,070/£20,138 FTE) depending on experience and qualifications. Your salary will be prorated based on the number of weeks and hours per week that you work.
Contract term: Permanent

Winhills Primary Academy  Nursery Manager Vacancy 

(Cater for children from 2-4 years of age) 


Duration of Post:  Permanent Full-time 

Work Commitment:  35 hours per week and 39 weeks (includes training days)  

Start Date:  February 2018 

Salary Range:  SCP18-21 (£18,070/£20,138 FTE) depending on experience and qualifications.  Your  salary will be prorated based on the number of weeks and hours per week that you work.

Closing date:  Midday Monday 5th March 2018 

Interviews:  Wednesday 7th March 2018 

We require a Nursery Manager to come and lead our wonderful team in our vibrant and exciting setting. We cater for children from 2-4 years old who are keen and eager to learn. Their inquisitive nature means we require someone that can move the children’s learning on in a direction that will keep them engaged and wanting to learn more. You will need to have a full and relevant Level 3 Early Years qualification or above to lead our experienced staff team supporting children in our Little Gems Nursery. 

Applicants must demonstrate a good knowledge of the requirements of the EYFS, have good planning and observations skills together with experience of working with children in this age-range.  

Your aim in a nursery should be centred around giving the young children the best possible start to their life in education. Each day will be a new adventure with their young minds.  

Every day you will be teaching language, literacy and numeracy, helping the nursery reach the early learning goals of the national curriculum, along with encouraging good behaviour. 

Aside from working with the children, your job also involves the following, engaging with parents, planning exciting activities for the setting to excite the children’s love of learning, analysing and recording each child's progress and helping your staff team with their professional development to give our children the very best start in their educational journey. 

To be a good Nursery Manager, you must have:  

  • The ability to build good relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues;
  • Commitment to equal opportunities;
  • The ability to work in a team but also to use your own initiative;  
  • Organisational and time management skills;  
  • The ability to lead a team;  
  • Excellent communication skills;  
  • Patience and a good sense of humour;  
  • Ability to reach vulnerable children and adults;  
  • An in-depth knowledge of ‘Development Matters.’  
  • Excellent working knowledge of ICT. 

Winhills Primary Academy is part of the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust, a charitable multi-academy trust (MAT) specialising in the Primary sector.   We are building a thriving community of schools that succeed on behalf of their children.  The Family of Academies within the Trust currently incorporates two hubs; St Neots and Fenland.  

The St Neots hub has five academies; Middlefield, Winhills, The Round House, Great Staughton, and Kimbolton. The Fenland hub has four academies; Thomas Eaton, Glebelands, Leverington and Murrow.  As such, joining our MAT means joining an organisation with an array of career opportunities that span seven different locations. 

Further benefits include; 

  • Collaborative approach to working;   
  • Opportunities to train/work with other schools within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust to share best practice and resources; 
  • A friendly and professional team; 
  • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Discounted Childcare Vouchers 
  • A caring and supportive working environment.  

To find out more information about who we are and what we do please visit our website; 

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed so that you can see our Nursery in action.  If you feel up to a challenge and want to be part of our forward thinking, rapidly improving school, then we are the school for you.   

We strongly encourage you to look around our school or ring the Headteacher for a chat on 01480 211626. 

Application forms can be downloaded from Winhills Primary Academy website; 

Application forms with covering letter should be sent to or posted to the HR Office at: 

Winhills Primary Academy Off Duck Lane St Neots Cambridgeshire PE19 2DX 


Winhills Primary Academy is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check, two satisfactory references and a Disclosure of Criminal Record and Disqualification Declaration.  


Job location

More about Winhills Primary
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Off Duck Lane, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 2DX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1480 211626
employer gallery photo 0
employer gallery photo 1
employer gallery photo 2
employer gallery photo 3
employer gallery photo 4