Deputy Manager (2 posts) - Puffins Childcare

  • Exeter
  • Full Time
  • Up to £25,000 per annum

Puffins of Exeter Ltd have vacancies for the Deputy Manager role at our Clyst Heath and Mont Le Grand settings. 

The hours are 40 per week, worked between the opening hours of the nursery of 7.30 am and 6.00 pm. 

Applicants should have a DfE approved early years and childcare qualification at level 3 (i.e.: Children and Young People's Workforce / Early Years Educator). Demonstrable experience of working with children is also required. Maths and English GCSE grades A – C are desirable. 

The successful applicant must have an understanding of Early Years Foundation Stage and key worker system and be committed to providing high quality childcare for children from 3 months to 5 years, in order to meet their individual needs.


To apply, please complete the application form (below) and return completed form either by email to: or by post in a sealed envelope addressed as ‘strictly confidential’ to 13 Mont Le Grand, Heavitree, Exeter, Devon, EX1 2PD.

Closing date: 30 June 2022.

Puffins of Exeter - quality childcare | Exeter Nurseries

Puffins are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and employing a workforce that reflects the cultural diversity of our society. We expect all staff to share these commitments.

We offer great opportunities for professional development and further training, together with a good range of other benefits including a competitive salary, 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays), a pension scheme, heavily discounted childcare, a staff benefit scheme which offers discounts and freebies, an employee assistance programme, and a long service bonus.

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Job Details

  • OrganisationChildcare
  • Work LocationExeter
  • Work Postcode

    EX1 2PD

  • Reference

  • Occupational GroupChildcare

  • Salary Details

    Up to £25,000 per annum

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

    Up to 40 hours per week (Monday - Friday)

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required