Apprentice Nursery Practitioner Dawny's Daycare Ltd

Join our vibrant, friendly nursery as an apprentice and learn all the skills to complete your qualification in Childcare with this well established setting that has a wealth of experience in supporting apprentices. Dawny's Day Care is rated as Ofsted OUTSTANDING in Addlestone. This position is for our lovely 0-2 year old room.

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £182.25 - £317.25

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £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).

  • Working week

    9.00-6.00 Mon-Fri 45 hours

    Total hours per week: 45.00

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Apprenticeship duration

    54 weeks

  • Possible start date

    02 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As an Apprentice you will work alongside experienced staff who will help you develop all the skills to support children in their development.

You will carry out practical tasks such as welcoming the children in the morning and settling them in.

Keeping the nursery clean, preparing snacks for the children, keeping daily logs of the children's activities, updating their records and giving feedback to parents.

You will learning about supporting children in play and development and learn about Health and Safety, Safeguarding and First Aid.

This post requires a DBS check, as there may be periods of unsupervised access to children. An Enhanced DBS and satisfactory references would be obtained prior to commencement of employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Patience and understanding
  • Good level of Maths and English
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent timekeeping

Personal qualities

  • Caring and supportive
  • A good team player
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Communicative and confident

Qualifications required

Maths and English GCSE grade C or above or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

An ongoing role with the nursery for the successful candidate who achieves their Level 2 Qualification.

Things to consider

You will be required to undergo a DBS check. This position shouldn't be taken on lightly. It is hard work but incredibly rewarding. The candidate should feel very passionately about wanting to work in childcare.

About the employer

Daycare nursery based in Addlestone, Surrey.


Dawny's Daycare Ltd


Addlestone Moor


KT15 2QH

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Training provider

You will receive on and off the job training from the employer and in conjunction with this you will undertake a QCF Level 2 Diploma in Childcare with Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT.

You will also complete an Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) Workbook, a Technical Certificate and work on your Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS).

Please note that most, if not all, the qualification and associated elements will be delivered in the workplace and there will be no weekly day release. You will probably find that, at the very most, you will need to come to our facility for only one day of tests in the whole year but even these tests may be conducted in the workplace.

You will be able to complete, store, reference and deliver your work through our E-Learning Portal.

Our Assessor will visit your new workplace and work with you one-to-one on all aspects of the framework and ancillary elements of your Apprenticeship qualifications.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by N & B Training


Charles Hope-Dunbar 07717 558 976

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2017