Nursery Manager - Stockwood

Curious Hedgehogs Private Day Nursery

Nursery Manager

Curious Hedgehogs Day Nursery, Bristol - BS14 8JS

Salary: From £35,000 PA

Full Time 40 hours



** Welcome bonus of £1000! Join our team and kickstart your journey**

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to not only advance your career but also enjoy an immediate boost to your earnings. Apply now and embark on a rewarding career with us! Are you 'curious' to see the amazing refurbishment & recent GOOD Ofsted report at our Curious Hedgehogs Day Nursery in Bristol?

We have an opportunity for an experienced Manager who is looking to step in & join us at this exciting time! Are you ready to join one of the UK's fastest growing Childcare providers?

At Partou UK we know it takes special people to look after children, that’s why we love filling our teams with amazing and inspirational individuals who can create an oasis of fun and laughter within our nurseries.

When you join us, you don’t just start a new job. You become part of our family. It’s an exciting time to come on board & join our team as we embark on a new journey!
In June 2021, Just Childcare was acquired by the Partou group of companies, followed by their acquisition of All About Children in September 2022. The merger of both organisations will establish Partou UK as one of the largest childcare providers in the UK!

We’ll support you every step of the way, making sure that you’re always developing and progressing, helping you to achieve what you never thought was possible! If you’re looking to take the next step within your childcare career and you’re an experienced practitioner, we’re the perfect fit for you. Whether you’re looking for full time, part-time or flexible hours we’ve a role to suit.


  • Educated to at least Level 3 or above in Early Years 
  • Full knowledge of EYFS framework 
  • Significant experience of working within an Early Years setting(s) 
  • Management and Leadership experience? 
  • Early Years staff development and engagement experience 
  • Strong communication skills
  • & can tell a story or two, sing ‘til your heart’s content, make a castle from a cardboard box or be a warm pair of arms to cuddle, you’ll be a perfect addition to our family! 

Main Responsibilities... 

  • To effectively manage the day to day running of the nursery following all policies and procedures and ensure that staff adhere to these policies at all times 
  • To make every endeavour to recruit and retain children 
  • To recruit and ensure the employment of suitable and experienced staff, with the appropriate skills and qualifications, to check all references and carry out checks as legally required and to build a strong team with a wide variety of strengths 
  • To effectively manage all team members to ensure they fulfil their job role to the highest standards as are possible 
  • To take lead responsibility as safeguarding co-ordinator within the nursery and ensure that a second person within the nursery receives the training and takes up secondary responsibility for this role as your deputy 
  • To act as a good example, to be supportive and consistent with all team members to develop a strong and committed practitioner team
  • To keep strict control of all consumables, monies and stocks on the premises and maintain appropriate financial records, and to adhere to company procedure for the collection of outstanding accounts
  • To keep yourself informed and educated on new legislation and changes in childcare practices and attend any training as required
  • To liaise and develop good working relationships with all regulatory bodies and all other external agencies e.g. local EYDCP’S

Rewarding… The work you do within our nursery is rewarding in itself, but we love to show our appreciation in ways you’ll love too, celebrating your hard work with a variety of staff benefits and rewards:

£1000 welcome payment!

Market  Competitive salary 
Staff Childcare discount – up to 35% for non-managers and 50% for managers.
Buddy Bonus - cash rewards from £250 to £1200 for referring a friend.
Have your Birthday off on us – An extra paid day off on your Birthday!
Free breakfast, lunches and healthy snacks. 

Interested?... No two days are ever the same within our nursery and there are plenty of opportunities to progress whatever stage you’re at in your career.

Click ‘Apply’ and we’ll be in touch to say hello.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting a quality provision and expects all staff to share this commitment. All nursery staff will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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