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About the Role:

Sport and Commercial Services Division

UEA Nursery

Head of Nursery Services

Ref: ALC1483

Starting salary from £46,974 per annum, dependent on skills and experience, with an annual increment up to £54,395 per annum. 


Following the retirement of the existing postholder, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Nursery Services to join and lead the UEA Nursery which is part of the Sport and Commercial Services Division.

We would like to invite you to lead our busy, professional, and friendly team to provide a safe, secure, and exciting environment.

You will manage our 100 place Nursery, maintaining its excellent reputation and Outstanding Ofsted rating.  You’ll be responsible for allocating places, recruiting and managing our professional team of staff and financial management of the Nursery.

You will have a minimum of a Level 3 Early Years qualification, proven post-qualification experience at a management level, with a solid understanding of child development. You’ll be a confident decision maker, with motivational skills and the ability to lead and inspire the team to deliver the highest standards of childcare to all children within the Nursery.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, and you meet all the essential criteria in the person specification, we would love to hear from you.

This full-time post is available from 23 September 2024 on an indefinite basis. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Appointment will be subject to a criminal record check at Enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Service, including a check of the Child Barred List. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Benefits include:

  • 44 days annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays and University Customary days.
  • Family and Work-life balance policies including hybrid working and considerable maternity, paternity, shared parental leave and adoption leave.
  • Generous pension scheme with life cover for dependants, plus incapacity cover.
  • Health and Wellbeing: discounted access to Sportspark facilities, relaxation rooms, 320 acres of rolling parkland, wellbeing walks, Wellbeing Ambassador network, medical centre, Occupational Health and a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Campus Facilities: Sportspark, library, nursery, supermarket, post office, bars and catering outlets.
  • Exclusive shopping discounts to help cut the cost of household bills, childcare salary sacrifice scheme, Cycle to Work scheme and public transport discounts.
  • Personal Development: unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning courses, specialist advice and training from our Organisational Development and Professional Learning Team.

Closing date: 19 June 2024

We strongly encourage applicants from Black, Asian or other minority ethnic backgrounds and welcome applications from all protected groups as defined by the Equality Act 2010. Appointment will be made on merit.

The University holds an Athena Swan Silver Institutional Award in recognition of our advancement towards gender equality.

Further Information

For further information, including the Job Description and Person Specification, please see the attached Candidate Brochure.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Phil Steele, Director of Sport and Commercial Services via [email protected].


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