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Parbold Douglas Church of England Academy


Setting Manager (Nursery and Duggies)


Parbold Douglas Nursery is excited to be seeking a visionary, inspiring leader to oversee its large and popular Early Years and Wraparound Care setting. This vacancy has arisen following the resignation of our successful and long-standing Setting Manager, who has secured a new strategic position at a local council.


Parbold Douglas Nursery and Duggies Out-of-School Care are based in the beautiful village of Parbold, within the grounds of Parbold Douglas CE Academy.


The Nursery offers all-year-round care (open 51 weeks of the year) for children aged 1 to 5 years between the hours of 7:30am and 6:00pm daily. The Nursery operates across three rooms (Buttercup Room, Caterpillar Room, and Butterfly Room) and has capacity for 55 children on-site at any one time.


Duggies Out-of-School Care is open during term-time and offers wraparound care provision to the pupils of Parbold Douglas CE Academy (aged 4 to 11 years old) – the morning session runs from 7:30am until 8:50am, and the afternoon sessions runs from 3:20pm until 6pm.


Please see the attached Job Description, Person Specification and Advert for further detail about the position.


We strongly encourage visits to the setting from potential applicants. To arrange this, please contact the School Business Manager (Miss Jo Mercer) on


The closing date for applications is Wednesday 10th April 2024, 12 noon.

The interview date is TBC.


To apply for this vacancy, you must complete the online application form on the DfE Teaching Vacancies website:


The setting is committed to safeguarding and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS and other relevant employment checks.

Nursery Practitioner (Part-Time, Required ASAP)


Parbold Douglas Nursery is a thriving, popular Early Years setting for children aged 1 and above. We operate across 3 rooms (Buttercup Room, Caterpillar Room, and Butterfly Room) and are located at Parbold Douglas Church of England Academy.


We are looking for a Nursery Practitioner to join our happy, supportive, and caring team. 

The position is initially on a temporary basis and begins ASAP.


We welcome applications from experienced nursery practitioners (with Level 2 or Level 3 qualifications), and those new to the role who possess the right personal qualities.


This is a part-time vacancy. Hours will be discussed. 


Please contact us if you have any questions.

01257 462007