Regional Education Manager

Field based

Location of work: Mobile, rotating between different nurseries covering the South East region

Reports to: Head of Education

About Storal Learning:

Storal Learning is a rapidly expanding children’s nursery group dedicated to providing excellence in childcare provision and early years education. We have ambitious plans to continue our growth and geographical expansion. Core to our strategy is building a culture of excellence amongst our team, in the knowledge that the quality of our provision is directly linked to the talents, motivations, knowledge and capabilities of our team.

Job Purpose:

The Regional Education Manager’s primary objective is to provide targeted support to a regional group of nurseries to ensure the quality of education is consistently high and continually improving. The role requires an inspiring pedagogical leader, with a passion for education and a bias for coaching. The Regional Education Manager will work collaboratively with the Regional Operations Manager to ensure a consistent approach.

Main Responsibilities:

As a business that moves quickly and that has bold ambitions, the primary areas of focus for this role will be:

  • Ensuring a culture of excellence, high standards and continuous improvement across the region and embody our values and behaviours;
  • Deliver targeted improvement support in line with quality improvement plans, for nurseries going through a period of change or challenge this support will be particularly hands on and intensive, for nurseries delivering at consistently outstanding levels this support will be less frequent and more advisory in nature
  • Deliver nursery/region specific training depending on the needs of nurseries within the region. Including but not limited to inset days, team meetings and 1-1 training
  • Coach teams to deliver outstanding education, developing the understanding, confidence and skills of team members from Apprentices to Nursery Managers
  • Ensure Ofsted readiness by conducting spot checks of compliance with policies and procedures, and building confidence and understanding of Ofsted inspection processes
  • Provide hands on role modelling of outstanding teaching & curriculum delivery, bringing the curriculum and pedagogy to life, and supporting teams to work in partnership with parents on their children’s learning
  • Working in partnership with the Regional Operations Manager, ensure a consistent and complimentary approach, and constructively feedback on any observed operational challenges
  • Respond rapidly and robustly to any feedback received including feedback from Storal Framework Audits and external quality visits
  • Feedback training needs to the Learning & Development Manager, and monitor the effectiveness of training programmes

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience of nursery management with strong knowledge of the EYFS and Statutory requirements essential
  • Experience of achieving Ofsted Outstanding results essential
  • Experience leading quality in a multi-site role desired
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Early Years Qualification at Level 3 essential
  • Early Years Degree/EYTS desired
  • Ability to coach
  • Ability to operate in multiple settings and travel to multiple settings


  • Competitive Salary
  • Performance related pay increments
  • Provision of pension scheme auto enrolment
  • Continuous and funded professional development
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Referral Bonus Scheme
  • Employee Benefits Hub offering 100s of discounts and rewards

Storal Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required.

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Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: South East Region

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