Job Vacancy

Early Years and Childcare Assistant Operations Manager (Nottinghamshire)

An incredible new job vacancy has arisen for an experienced childcare professional to join Nottinghamshire YMCA’s Childcare team.

Our ideal candidate 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.

Our department is entering into an exciting period of transformation and we would love you to be part of the journey. If this role sounds like you, please download and complete an application form below before returning to

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Todd Cauthorn on 07939368820. This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check for which we will pay. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s unless accompanied by a standard application form.


Job Details

Early Years and Childcare Assistant Operations Manager

Location: Nottingham, with travel to various locations across Nottinghamshire          
Department: Children and Young People Department
Responsible to: Operations Manager
Hours: Full-time – 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £35,000 – £39,000 per annum dependent on experience
Closing date: 5pm on 17-07-2020
Virtual Interview Dates: TBC