Are you a Qualified Nursery Room Manager? Great! We are looking to bring on board a childcare professional on a full-time, permanent basis at our Busy Bees Tunbridge Wells Nursery.

As a Room Manager with us, you will guide and support the team by role modelling your knowledge and best practice. In this role you may wish to enrol on a Management Qualification with our very own in-house training academy to develop your leadership skills and bag a promotion!

We have two positions available one in our preschool room and in our baby room. Our preschool room can have up to 40 children and has a fantastic team already in place. We have a working child sized kitchen, a fantastic mezzanine area that allows for lovely cosy areas and when you open the door free flow access to a large astro-turfed garden area. 

We have a large baby room which has a covered garden allowing for free flow access. We also have our own sensory room where you and the children can enjoy some quiet sensory exploration

About our Benefits

As a Nursery Room Manager, we offer a salary of £26k per annum, plus you will also be entitled to: 

  • 28 days holiday per year (inc bank holidays) – because we all need time to relax and revitalize! 
  • Your Birthday off… on us!  
  • Childcare Discounts – generous discount of 50%.
  • Health & Wellbeing Apps – Confidential Employee Assistance Programme as well as Peppy and Mental Health support.
  • NEST Pension with a 3% employer contribution.
  • Enhanced family leave.

And so much more such as well-being benefits, Cycle to work – get to work, get fit, go green and save money! Compassionate leave and support, Smart Hive – our amazing benefits platform which you can explore and find discounts for some of your favourite places! 

Some of the things you will do as a Room Leader/Manager at Busy Bees:

  • As a keyworker, you will ensure every individual child’s needs are met, including supporting parents with any SEND/ASL needs.
  • Take ownership of the observation, assessments and planning for your key children in line with EYFS and provide developmentally challenging next steps as well as supporting the staff team.
  • Ensure we encourage and praise children’s development and achievements whilst guiding and managing the team in your room.
  • And most of all…have FUN!

*To apply for a qualified role, you must hold a Level 3 Childcare qualification*

Why choose Busy Bees?

A career at Busy Bees is exciting, dynamic, and always evolving. We offer a fantastic opportunity to work and learn on the job with leading Practitioners and Educators in the industry, along with best-in-sector training and support in child development. Here are just a few reasons why a career at Busy Bees is just that little bit more extraordinary, which is reflected in our 40 years of success.

About the Culture

At Busy Bees, our purpose and values are at the heart of what we do. They reflect how our colleagues work, treat each other, and interact with the communities around us. As part of our inclusive culture, we encourage applications across all cultural backgrounds, genders, and abilities.


Location: Tunbridge Wells TN4
Salary: £26k

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