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Nursery Nurse Apprentice Royal Village Day Nursery

Being a key worker for individual children. Planning activities according to the EYFS. Being responsible for caring for babies and children. Working with the nursery manager, parents and other team members.

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Closing date: 01 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    5 days per week; shifts to be confirmed. You will also be required to attend college as per the timetable.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Nov 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This vacancy is advertised by the Training Trust on behalf of Royal Village Day Nursery.

  • An ability to work in all areas of the nursery with different age groups of children
  • Fully understand the EYFS, to plan activities and to record the children’s development as they move through the nursery
  • Prepare snacks for the children
  • To attend to their personal care needs throughout the day ensuring that the child is respected and safe at all times
  • Feeding the children and attending to the sleep and rest needs throughout the day
  • Helping with supervising children during activities and play
  • Helping with setting up equipment and areas for activities, making sure everything is safe and suitable for the children
  • Being responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment for the children, staff and parents alongside other staff
  • Reporting the room leader and managers of the nursery

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Previous experience of working in a child care setting with babies and young children

Personal qualities

  • Good use of English and maths
  • Hard worker and willing to be flexible
  • Conscientious and works to a high standard
  • Patience
  • Kind and caring qualities
  • Bubbly personality
  • Willingness to learn and also to contribute to the team eg. ideas for activities
  • Reliable and has good timekeeping

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE’s or equivalent maths and English Grades 4-9 (A-C) or Functional Skills Level 2
  • It is preferred that applicants have an accredited level 2 qualification in childcare

Future prospects

  • Becoming a senior room leader or similar position of responsibility

Things to consider


  • According to your shift pattern you may have early starts or late finishes
  • You will be answerable to your manager or room leader
  • Train or bus journey commute to work                
  • You must attend college workshops as required

About the employer

Royal Village Day Nursery is a private day care facility with an outdoor space which children have frequent access to, supported by outings to the local community and nearby park and beach.

Royal Village is a private day nursery set in a beautiful building which has been creatively converted to provide facilities which are the envy of many neighbouring nurseries.


Royal Village Day Nursery


David's House

Alexandra Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Trust (WFCCTT)


Joe Lucas 0208 518 1344

  • Level 3 early years educator standard
  • Functional skills if required

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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