Radcliffe Road Day Nursery

Apprentice Nursery Practitioner - Advanced (Level 3)

Radcliffe Road Day Nursery (Employer)

Babcock Training Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Working 5 out of 7 days, shifts to be confirmed.
16 months (duration)
10 December 2020(start date)
Early Years Educator (apprenticeship standard)
30 November 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Have you always wanted to work with children and truly make a difference in their lives? If so, then please read on as we have a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring nursery nurse to join our team at Radcliffe Road Day Nursery, and enter into the world of Early Years' education.


We would love you to join our team as we embark on accreditation to 'The Curiosity Approach', promoting awe and wonder in early childhood. This is a unique style of learning for children to be engaged in the joy of doing, rather than the end result.

Duties will include:

  • Caring for children
  • Preparing and maintaining environments to meet children's needs
  • Supporting children's play and learning
  • Supporting children's development
  • Adhering to all safeguarding practices
  • Preparing snacks and helping with feeding and cleaning
  • Planning and supervising child initiated and adult led activities.
  • Implementing the Early Years' Foundation Stage
  • Planning and providing effective teaching and learning in Early Years' settings
  • Making accurate and productive use of assessment in Early Years' settings

Future Prospects

Benefits include:

  • A competitive training salary
  • Ongoing personal and professional development
  • 1 week shut down at Christmas
  • A great and friendly place to work
  • The support of a very experienced team and nursery manager

This vacancy is for a permanent position, you will be offered full-time employment upon the successful completion of the apprenticeship programme.

Reality Check

 You will be working 40 hours, with the earliest start being 7:30am and latest finish time 6pm.

Skills Required

  • Nursery work experience is preferable
  • Good communication skills
  • IT skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Must be able to follow instructions from the room leader

Qualities Required

  • Holds a passion for education and educating our children
  • Believes in shaping a future for not only the children but themselves
  • Is articulate & friendly
  • Able to commit to the full apprenticeship programme
  • Holds a passion for learning about childcare
  • Adaptable
  • Reliable

Qualifications Required

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Training Provided

As an apprentice you will be included on a Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard, this will involve a Regional Trainer visiting you once a month in the workplace from an award-winning training provider.

What will be involved in your apprenticeship:

  • To undertake a developmental programme leading to an Early Years' qualification as part of an apprenticeship, which is achieved within the given timescale
  • To actively participate in your own development plan working through the qualification with the qualification provider and with the nursery setting too
  • To keep your mentor informed of your progress and to raise any concerns or issues 
  • Monthly meeting with a Regional Trainer from Babcock in your workplace to complete your qualification 
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