Childcare Apprentice Jubilee Day Nursery

Want to work with some of the funniest and most warmhearted people on the planet? Zoom into space with them on one day, make a den in the woods and splash in puddles the next. We can guarantee no two days will ever be the same...

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 40 Hours Per Week. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We have a fabulous opportunity available for an apprenticeship within our independent Day Nursery where you will be caring for babies and children from the ages of three months to five years.

With an apprenticeship at Jubilee you get to nurture and encourage the creativity of children, meaning there's never a dull moment as you see young minds develop and you never stop learning too! There's plenty of room to grow. Whatever your ambitions, the sky's the limit and a job in childcare with us will put you on the right road to achieving them.

Apply now to be considered for a position. We provide training, uniform and a wealth of expertise and resources to help you gain confidence and experience on your chosen career path.

A successful candidate must be able to arrange their own transport to and from work.

You will be expected, amongst other duties and responsibilities as fully listed in our job description

  • Promote children's intellectual, physical and social development through activities, whilst ensuring that the individual needs of the child are met.
  • Teach and extend a child's learning through appropriate activities and play.
  • Assist in maintaining a safe and secure environment for both children and staff.
  • Attend all training sessions when required.
  • Excellent team player and communicator.

Pay is competitive and determined on level of previous experience in looking after children as well as current academic level and will be discussed at interview. Shift patterns vary as the nursery is open from 7.30am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday. Work patterns are negotiated at interview but will need to take into account any days needed to attend training.

Application process:

  • Step 1: APPLY - via GetMyFirstJob (please upload your CV to your profile)
  • Step 2: ASSESSMENT - We ask you to complete some short online assessments
  • Step 3: EMPLOYER - Your CV is sent to the employer for consideration
  • Step 4: INTERVIEW - If you are selected by the employer for interview we will contact you to arrange dates and times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good at working as part of a team as well as being able to work efficiently on your own.

Personal qualities

  • This role would suit a caring and confident individual, who works well as part of a team, who is patient and hardworking.
  • You should also be clean and neat in appearance, punctual, hardworking, polite and nurturing.

Qualifications required

  • Some experience with caring for children would be advantageous, for example babysitting
  • Full training will be provided

Future prospects

Once you have qualified there are so many options open to you. Early Years Professionals (EYPs) work in a wide range of roles shaping the lives of future generations. There is plenty of scope for training to further your professional career and once qualified there are so many paths to choose from. You may want to focus on specialising as a Room Senior with a specific age group, go on to further study to become an Early Years Teacher, work in the field of special educational needs, outdoor learning, speech and language, or management. Jubilee can support you in making these decisions.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information visit:

About the employer

Jubilee Day Nursery is an independent day nursery for babies and children up to the age of five, set in over 53 acres of rural countryside on the West Berkshire / Hampshire borders close to Tadley, half a mile from the A4 Bath Road. We serve families living in villages and towns in West Berkshire, North Hampshire and Reading. We are open 51 weeks of the year from 7.30am to 6pm and are able to offer full time and sessional care for babies and children from 3 months to 5 years. Our nursery prides itself on offering exceptional quality childcare.


Jubilee Day Nursery


Paddock View

Rectory Road

Padworth Common



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Training provider

We have the ENERGY & EXPERIENCE to give you the EDGE in kick starting your career. Our Learning and Development Coaches will deliver outstanding teaching and learning to help ENERGISE you to complete your apprenticeship training and leave you confident to EXECUTE tasks to the highest standard.

With this apprenticeship you will complete the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Children and Young Persons Workforce
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

All training will be delivered in the work place with no requirement for day release to college. You will be mentored by experienced members of staff while developing your skills to a nationally recognised industry standard.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Paragon Skills For Industry


James Duckett

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply via GetMyFirstJob - use the link below and please upload your CV to your profile

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2017