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Website Fennies Day Nurseries

  • Salary and benefits: £19,990 – £23,000
  • Hours: 41.25 a week

Overview of the role

As a Third in Charge, you will be responsible for supporting and working closely with our Nursery Manager and Deputy Manager. You will assist in the daily running of the nursery. You will also play a key part in providing a positive and secure relationship for your children and their families, whilst providing the highest standard of care and education to the children placed in our care as well as managing the staff in your room.

Need Help?

To speak to a member of the team, simply message Maggie on WhatsApp*

07566 287759

*Only available during office hours


Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary: Up to £23,000 per year
  • Bonus scheme
  • Lunch provided
  • Up to 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Monthly rewards
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Up to 40% childcare discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Main Tasks

  • Assist with the running of the room
  • Undertake supervision of work placement students and apprentices
  • Mentor team members with training needs
  • Step into the role of Deputy Manager or Manager in their absence
  • Assist with monitoring staff to ensure policies and procedures are being followed
  • Communicate politely and effectively to all members of staff, parents, and associated personnel
  • Have overall responsibility for a specific age group in the nursery. To ensure that your team completes all relevant observations and planning each week
  • If the manager is absent deal with any complaints effectively and with confidence

Qualifications and experience

  • A Level 3 qualification in Childcare such as EYE, NVQ, CACHE, or recognised equivalent
  • Up-to-date first aid and safeguarding training
  • Good knowledge of child protection procedures and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Excellent references and a clear enhanced DBS (DBS is paid for by Fennies)
  • Passion for delivering high-quality childcare and learning
  • Exceptional communication skills, energy, and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player
Role: Salary: Hours: Location: Job Type:
Third in Charge Up to £23,000 41.25 South Croydon Full Time