Job Vacancy

Assistant Operations Manager (Childcare Services)

An incredible job opportunity has been created for an experienced childcare professional to join Nottinghamshire YMCA’s Childcare Department.

You will deliver the day to day operations of the Breakfast / After-School Club as well as leading our ambitious growth programme to acquire new Childcare and Nursery sites.

Providing strategic leadership to your team, you will ensure compliance with Ofsted regulations and work with our Funding Team to seek out new opportunities and funding streams.  An excellent communicator you will manage stakeholder relationships including Head Teachers, Ofsted, parents, and carers.  

You will draw on your qualifications, skills, and experience to ensure children engage in safe and enjoyable sports, craft, and STEAM activities. Working with the Executive Management Team and Operations Manager, you will be pivotal in creating a nursery provision at our new YMCA Newark and Sherwood Activity Village.  


An expert in your field, you will act as Safeguarding Officer for the department and will co deliver training across the Association.

With proven experience working with 0 – 11 year olds, you will be a competent people manager committed to quality service provision, with experience of working within Ofsted/EYFS frameworks and inspection requirements. This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check for which we we will pay.

Our department is entering into an exciting period of transformation and we would love you to be part of the journey. If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please contact HR on 07467 818599.

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Job Details

Assistant Operations Manager (Childcare Services)

Department: YMCA Childcare
Responsible to: Operations Manager – Children, Youth & Family Programmes
Location: NCVS with travel throughout Nottinghamshire YMCA’s current and future areas of service
Hours: 37.5 hrs to include weekends and evenings
Salary: £35,000 – £39,000per annum (dependent on experience)
Closing date: 9am on 07-12-20
Virtual interview date: TBC