Third In Charge

This role is also known as Early Years Manager, and is related to Nursery Room Leader, EY Educator, Nursery Nurse

Nursery Third in Charge – 12 Month Maternity Cover

The Willow Cottage Eynsham setting is looking to find a new Third in Charge to support our Deputy Manager during a period of maternity leave. The individual will need to be a dynamic leader and passionately care for the early years. This role may lead to other exciting opportunities within the company at the end of the maternity period.

Roles and Responsibilities

As a Third in Charge or Deputy Manager you will be involved in:
– Leading safeguarding for the setting, putting the welfare and safety of the children above all else
– taking responsibility for the efficient day to day running of the nursery and overall delivery of a high-quality service
– ensuring the safety, security, happiness and well-being of all children registered with the nursery
– continuously monitoring the delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage
– supporting the lead in the enquiry process to ensure occupancy and staffing levels are well maintained in our 70 place nursery
– taking a part in the supervision of staff, including the oversight and development of our valued apprentices
– being a role model of integrity, reliability and professionalism

Eynsham Setting OX29 4EH

£28,100 pa

£2000 Welcome bonus (T&Cs apply)

40 Hours, Full-Time over 4 days
12 months

Early Years Level 3 qualification or above

4 years or above working in the Early Years


Willow Cottage is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

Applicants must be able to provide evidence of having the right to live and work in the UK and must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and DBS and barred lists checks. 

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer. Please see our web site for further information.

More Information

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