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Nursery Business Administrator

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Would you like to have up to 50 paid days off work a year?

If your answer is YES, then we have an opportunity for you to join one of our 44-day nurseries, where we are going above and beyond by giving our colleagues the opportunity to have up to 50 paid days off work a year, to further improve ‘work-life’ balance and promote better workplace happiness. This is a first for the Early Years Sector.

You will join us as the Business Administrator at our Pennypot Day Nursery in Chobham on a full-time basis working 37.5 hours a week, all-year-round.  Usual working hours will be 07:30am-16:00pm Monday-Friday, though on occasion, you may be required to start later and cover the end of the day, so you must be prepared to work until 18:30pm when requested.

We are seeking a very special person to join us in this front-of-house, account management role.  Someone who:

  • Is passionate about delivering exceptional customer care, has some experience working in a front-of-house capacity (ideally on a busy reception desk) and is a confident and effective communicator (verbal and written).
  • Is a competent user of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, who has some experience of using computer-based systems and databases.
  • Has experience of managing accounts, issuing invoices and handing queries, and can make accurate manual calculations, identify discrepancies and errors with fees, funding, and other discounts, and implement appropriate remedial action.
  • Thrives in a busy, team-orientated, customer-focused environment, and can effectively meet the administration needs of the nursery and successfully manage their own workload to meet deadlines.

Just some of the benefits we have to offer you include:

  • An hourly pay rate of £11.91-£14.32 per hour (£23,224.50-£27,924 per annum when working 37.5 hours).
  • Up to 50 paid days off work.
  • Childcare discount from day one; 50% for your children and/or 20% for your grandchildren.
  • Perkbox access offering various retail discounts and reduced ticket prices on days out.
  • ‘Recommend a friend’ bonuses of £1,000 every time you successfully refer someone to join our partnership.
  • Complimentary breakfast, lunch and refreshments when you are at work.
  • Thrive Mental Health App, Employee Assistance Scheme, Occupational Health Service and private medical care.

Successful applicants will need to provide ‘right to work in the UK’ documentation and evidence of any qualifications essential to the role, undertake a DBS check and provide satisfactory references, prior to commencing employment with us.  If your application is successful, our recruitment and compliance team will be there to support you through our onboarding process, every step of the way.

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