Job Description

Deputy Team Leader

Walnut Tree, Milton Keynes

Hours per week


Point of contact

Louise Higgins



Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Walnut Tree is currently seeking a Deputy Team Leader to join their team.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Nursery Practitioner or Nursery Nurse to develop management and leadership skills, or an established Room Leader who is keen to further develop their career with a leading national group, with potential to grow their knowledge and skills.

You will work as part of the management team to provide professional leadership and management to the Nursery staff (nursery Nurses, Assistants and Support Staff) to ensure that all children receive the highest standards of care and education.




You will have the following qualifications, experience and attributes –

· Have a full and relevant level 3 qualification in Childcare.

· Be an inspiring practitioner with a sound knowledge of child development.

· Be proficient in leading the delivery of all aspects of teaching and learning.

· Have strong written and verbal communication skills.

· A good working knowledge of the EYFS framework and the ability to support staff in using the framework.

· Experience and knowledge of safeguarding practice.

· Ideally previous supervisory experience in a similar role.

You will responsible for –

· Acting as designated key person for a allocated number of children.

· Ensuring you observe, plan and assess children’s learning and development within the EYFS framework.

· Developing positive partnership with parents.

· Leading, developing and managing your room staff to ensure the best outcomes for children.

· Working as part of a wider management structure within the Nursery.

· Supporting team development.

· Working in partnership with parents.

As part of the nursery team you will eligible for the following benefits:

· Highly competitive salary

· Generous holiday entitlement

· Paid bank holidays

· Day off for your birthday (service related)

· Discounted childcare at our nurseries

· Ongoing professional development, training and promotional opportunities.

· Pension scheme

· Uniform provided

· Recommend a friend scheme

The Kiddi Caru Nurseries Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.



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