Apprentice Nursery Practitioner Bell Day Nursery

We have four rooms which we would like to offer to each apprentice. We range from 0-5 year olds and feel it is important for apprentices to be able to work with all age ranges. We would like to employ enthusiastic, fun, caring and motivated apprentices that want to learn all about childcare.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 Hour with apprenticeship, but more hours would be considered Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    26 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

  • Adhering to the Policies & Procedures, ensuring compliance with the Children Act, Health and Safety legislation, all within the requirements and guidelines laid down by Ofsted/CSIW and the National Standards.
  • Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery.
  • Working as part of a team.
  • The care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs.
  • The planning and preparation of activities, to meet children's individual needs, liaising with parents and negotiating working targets ensuring effective communication within the nursery.
  • Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasion, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural or linguistic background, in particular, challenging situations where racism or discrimination is displayed.
  • Keeping of development records and observations.
  • Positive management of children's behaviour.
  • Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment.
  • Supervision of meals and mealtimes and, where appropriate, preparation of babies' bottles.
  • Laundry duties.
  • Attendance of staff meetings as arranged by the Nursery Manager or Deputy Nursery Manager.
  • Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the Senior room leaders, Deputy Nursery Manager etc.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication.
  • Team worker.
  • Enthusiasm.

Personal qualities

  • Reliabilty.
  • Enthusiasm.

Qualifications required

  • GCSEs in English and Maths grade C or above (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Possibly a full time contract.

Things to consider

It is a job where you will be active all day.

About the employer

We are a Community Interest Company who serves the Community to the best of our ability. We thrive in giving all our children learning opportunities throughout the day. We love to offer days out and trips into the town also for the Children. We also love to offer lots of training opportunities to our staff. Our Nursery is an Outstanding Nursery that is open 51 weeks of the year from 8am until 6pm Monday- Friday.


Bell Day Nursery


Peaslands Road

Saffron Walden

CB11 3ED

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Training provider

You will achieve an Apprenticeship in Children and Young People's Workforce.

This will include:

  • Functional skills if required.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Personal Learning and Thinking skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cambridge Regional College


Camilla 01223 226322

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017