Jane Denman

Apprentice Senior Nursery Practitioner Level 3


Jane Denman

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Weekly wage £165.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.
duration: 12 months
start: 22 October 2019
Advanced(level 3)
Early Years Educator (apprenticeship standard)
19 October 2019 (application closing date)
Garden Cottage Nursery based in Highden, West Sussex are looking for a hardworking, dedicating and caring individual who will be required to work in a well established nursery. You will complete an Apprenticeship in Childcare. Apply today!


This is Fantastic opportunity to earn whilst you learn the skills to become a Senior Nursery Practitioner. Garden Cottage Day Nursery a 'Outstanding' graded nursery by Ofsted, are looking for an empathetic, passionate and hard-working candidate who has achieved a Level 2 Early Years Care (or equivalent qualification), to join a caring team, that put the children in our care first and support one another. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your experience and qualifications within the childcare sector.

Duties include:

  • Key Worker looking after children's care needs
  • Assisting with cleaning duties
  • Planning and supervising activities
  • Helping children learn
  • Ensuring children are in a safe environment
  • Mentoring and supporting Apprentice Nursery Practitioners

We are looking for someone who enjoys spending time with very young children and is willing to learn all job duties and train to gain childcare qualifications.

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship. Your Apprenticeship will be delivered by an Award Winning Training Provider who will support your learning and development throughout your Apprenticeship. This will involve a Regional Trainer coming to visit you on a regular basis to deliver the training and guide you through your apprenticeship.

Future Prospects

This vacancy is for a permanent for the duration of the Apprenticeship with fulltime employment for the right candidate upon the completion of the apprenticeship programme.

Reality Check

The earliest required start would be 8.00am and the latest required finish would be 6.00pm. It is essential that you have travel arrangements as this site is not accessible by public transport. This role does require shift work.

Important Information - This Nursery is based in Highden West Sussex.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

Candidate needs to be:

  • Reliable
  • Flexible and punctual in the job
  • Able to work in a team effectively
  • A confident communicator

Qualities Required

Candidates to have be:

  • Friendly and approachable personality
  • Professional presentation
  • Keen to learn and develop as practitioner
  • Be hard-working
  • A caring and compassionate personality

Qualifications Required

Level 2 in Early Years Care (or Equivalent), achievement on maths, English and ICT at Level 2 is desirable.

Training Provided

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentices’ chosen career route, each standard has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in maths and English.

Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment. The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role.

Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face to face training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment.

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