The Elms School are looking to recruit a Nursery Manager, for their new Children’s Day Nursery ‘The Seedlings’

Based in Malvern Herefordshire, The Elms is a well-established independent school providing education for children aged 3-13. We are looking for someone to join the exciting expansion of our services to offer full time day care to children aged from 6 months to age 3.

The successful candidate will have a full and relevant Early Years Qualification or a recognised equivalent, and a minimum of 2 years’ experience working with children of this age range, possessing clear, demonstrable management and leadership skills, as well as a sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage framework and Ofsted standards and regulations.

Position Overview

Your role will include:

  • Overseeing the planning and development of the Seedlings nursery setting
  • Promoting and ensuring a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment
  • Supporting and promoting equality and diversity throughout all areas of care and practice
  • Supporting staff development
  • Developing and maintaining professional relationships with external agencies

Position benefits include:

  • £26,000 starting salary per annum negotiable depending on experience
  • 5 week’s annual holiday
  • School  pension scheme

Job description and application packs can be obtained from the School Office (  Closing date for applications is Thursday 15th April.

Apply to: The Bursar The Elms School, Colwall, Worcs. WR13 6EF

Telephone:  01684 540344          e-mail:

The Elms is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS and reference check.

For an application pack please contact: