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Part-time Nursery Admissions Administrator

and lost dinosaur finder

Reigate, Surrey


Are you organised and enjoy working with numbers and little people with big characters?


Cavendish Lodge Nurseries & Pre-Schools are looking for an enthusiastic Part-time Nursery Admissions Administrator to help support the nursery management team with the smooth running of our little one’s days at our family-run nursery in Somers Road, Reigate.

Your duties include:

  • Nursery admissions include nursery place enquiries, tours, and allocating nursery places.

  • Front-of-house reception duties, saying hello with a big smile

  • Supporting the staff, nursery managers and directors with daily administration.

  • Ensuring all nursery policies are followed

  • Assisting with staff recruitment and HR records

  • Dealing with general telephone and email queries

  • Updating staff and children’s files

  • Problem-solving, returning lost dinosaurs and Teddy bears


You are: 

A suitably qualified, experienced, warm, committed and highly motivated administrator to work in our nursery.


We would like you to:

  • Have a minimum of 2 years of experience in clerical and financial administration.

  • Have a high standard of written communication skills and can write professional letters to parents, staff and external agencies.

  • Have excellent professional telephone manners.

  • Be able to work under the direct instruction of the nursery managers and assist as a personal assistant.

  • The ability to initiate and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of people, including founding directors, senior management, parents, colleagues and outside agencies

  • Be able to carry out all office duties effectively and efficiently.

  • Hight standard of PC skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Have excellent organisation skills.

  • The ability to work to deadlines

  • Reliable, trustworthy and a can-do willing to learn attitude

  • Have a sense of humour and enjoy working with young happy children



Part-time position, 9.00 am - 2.00 pm, 4 days a week

In return, we offer a Salary of £11,960.00 (£11.50 per hr)


Benefits include

A full induction.

Personalised training programme

Discounted childcare.

Automatic pension enrolment.

16-days holiday, including bank holidays.

Increasing annual leave with your length of service.

Annual staff events.

We are an equal opportunity employer and especially keen to help apprentices, trainees and men in childcare roles.

Cavendish Lodge Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and all successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure. To see our safeguarding policy please click HERE


Successful applicants will need to provide ‘right to work’ in the U.K documentation, undertake a DBS and appropriate checks if a person has spent significant time abroad, have a google search completed and obtain at least two satisfactory references before commencing employment.


The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account.


Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.


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