Join Our Family of Tops Managers

At Tops Day Nurseries we are always on the lookout for talented people to join our passionate teams. As a nursery manager you will be leading an enthusiastic team in delivering high-quality early years education in one of the country’s leading eco-sustainable nurseries, as well as joining a new family of 900 amazing colleagues all across the South Coast.

If you want to find out more about our job vacancies call us on 01202 879469

About you

Tops Day nurseries Paula Dominguez


You will be willing to ensure the daily operational management of the nursery whilst making mud pies, leading a team of creative geniuses and being a fantastic role model to others. You must be prepared to have a lot of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to engage in for a large part of your working days Finally, you should be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families. There is no better feeling than watching that tiny 3 month old baby grow in to a well-educated pre-schooler preparing for big school!


  • 29 days annual holiday entitlement (pro rata)
  • Annual pay review
  • Staff Welfare scheme
  • Company pension
  • Up to 60% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • Great career progression
  • Continuous in-house and external training opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Electric Car lease
  • Recommend A Friend schemes
  • Annual Awards night
  • Bank Holiday pay
  • Employee Owned Trust
  • Each Person recognition and reward scheme

CPD (Continuous Professional Developement)

“Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to”

We believe that everyone should have access to continuous professional development to grow and expand your skillset to help you in your job role. We also welcome you to go onto higher qualification within your relevant professional area and support colleagues financially in order to fulfil this ambition. We offer a Level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner Apprenticeship which can develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours to be proactive and influential, skillfully leading day to day practice at an operational level.

career pathway

If you want to find out more about our job vacancies call us on 01202 879427