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Crafting a Winning CV: Essential Elements for a Nursery Manager in EYFS

Highlight Your Skills and Experience to Stand Out in Early Years Education

If you aspire to work as a nursery manager in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), creating a compelling CV that showcases your skills and experience is crucial. This article will explore the essential elements your CV should include to make a strong impression in early years education.

Personal Statement

Begin your CV with a concise personal statement highlighting your passion for working with young children and your commitment to providing high-quality care and education. This section should capture the attention of potential employers and convey your enthusiasm for the role.

Qualifications and Training

List your relevant qualifications, such as a degree in early childhood education or a related field. Include any additional training or certifications you have obtained, such as safeguarding, first aid, or leadership courses. Highlighting your educational background demonstrates your knowledge and expertise in EYFS.

Professional Experience 

Detail your previous experience working in early years education, emphasising any managerial or leadership roles you have held. Include specific examples of your accomplishments, such as successfully implementing curriculum enhancements, managing staff, and maintaining high standards of care.

Leadership and Communication Skills

Highlight your ability to lead and inspire a team and your excellent communication skills. Showcase your experience developing and implementing policies and procedures, conducting staff training, and fostering positive relationships with parents and external stakeholders.

Knowledge of EYFS Framework

Demonstrate your understanding of the EYFS framework and your ability to implement it effectively. Discuss how you have used the framework to promote children’s learning and development, assess progress, and create a stimulating and inclusive learning environment.


Include references from previous employers or colleagues who can vouch for your skills, experience, and professionalism. Ensure you have obtained permission from these individuals to use their contact information.

By including these essential elements in your CV, you will present yourself as a qualified and experienced candidate for a nursery manager role in EYFS. Tailor your CV to each job application, highlighting the skills and experiences that align with the position’s requirements.

At Quint Education, we understand the importance of providing a conducive learning environment for children. That is why we offer a range of job roles in our nurseries across London, Middlesex, Surrey, Essex, and Hertfordshire, including Nursery Practitioner, Early Years Practitioner, Nursery Teacher, Nursery Agency bank staff, Nursery Chef, and Nursery Manager.

Join our team today and be a part of creating a fun and educational environment for children in our nurseries. Contact us at 0207 1188 994 or email your CV with the role you desire. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to make a positive impact on children’s lives while working in a supportive and rewarding environment.

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