Deputy Nursery Manager

Kiddi Caru in Exeter Sowton




Hours per week


Kiddi Caru in Exeter Sowton, part of Grandir UK, is currently looking for a Deputy Nursery Manager. You’ll become a key part of the nursery’s internal structure with the opportunity to strengthen both your leadership and management skills.

Our mission is to inspire children to grow happy, smart, and healthy and thrive as individuals. Excellent quality childcare and education is evident when the children and family are truly placed at the centre of all we do and as a well-known and sought-after employer within the childcare sector, we recognise it is our people that provide exceptional education and care with every child and family at the centre of all they do.

Deputy Nursery Manager


  • Assist the Nursery Manager with the effective day-to-day management of the nursery.
  • Ensure that all children attending the nursery receive rich and stimulating experiences appropriate to their age and stage of development.
  • Develop open and positive working relationships with staff.
  • Support, supervise, train, and appraise all staff to ensure delivery of high-quality childcare practice.
  • Support the Nursery Manager to identify training needs; develop training plans and evaluate training undertaken by staff.
  • Assist the Nursery Manager in delivering agreed occupancy targets.
  • Maintain effective methods of communication with children, staff, parents, and carers.
  • Assist the Nursery Manager in ensuring that all complaints and concerns are actively resolved in a timely manner and that these are reported to the Regional Manager.


Grandir UK is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role. We are an equal opportunity employer and select staff on merit, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, or belief.



  • Employee benefits portal, which includes discounts at 100’s of online high street stores
  • Staff referral scheme – recommend your friends and family to work for us. and be rewarded with a cash bonus
  • Heavily discounted childcare


  • ‘Wellbeing Day’ – an extra day off just for you
  • 24/7 remote GP appointments with prescriptions delivered to your home
  • Healthcare cash back plan – claim cash back on medical procedures such as dental care and physiotherapy


  • ‘May I Say Thank You’ A whole month dedicated to recognising employees hard work & dedication, including an all-expenses paid awards ceremony
  • Reward and recognition points – turn your points into cash through our benefits portal
  • Additional paid holiday for Christmas closure to spend with your family and friends

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