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Nursery Nurse Apprentice Shanklin Day Nursery

To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the setting. To give support to their staff within the setting. To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn.

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Closing date: 10 Dec 2021

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

    Monday - Friday, working between the hours of 7:30am - 6:00pm, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    15 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

To build and maintain a strong partnership, working with parents to enable children’s needs to be met.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times
  • To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress
  • To help ensure the preschool nursery meets Ofsted requirements at all times
  • To understand and work to preschool nursery policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies
  • To plan activities which ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes
  • To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident book, risk assessments
  • To liaise closely with parents/carers, informing them about the nursery and its curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parents’ involvement
  • To work in partnership with senior management to update and review the self-evaluation and improvement plan
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with the preschool aims and objectives

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to communicate on a variety of levels between parents, children and colleagues

Personal qualities

  • Genuine desire to work in the children sector
  • Have a good sense of humour
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Patient
  • Awareness of safeguarding
  • Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

  • Ideally, A*-C/9-4 in maths and English or equivalent

Future prospects

The apprenticeship could lead to full-time employment, with the opportunity of progression.

About the employer

Shanklin Day Nursery and Pre-school in Stoneygate, Leicester, is a small, family run day nursery. We have been established since 1994 and provide a loving, stimulating and educational environment for children aged 0-5 years.

Shanklin Day Nursery is open for 51 weeks per year, Monday to Friday 7.30am – 6.00pm (excluding bank holidays).

We offer professional high standards of childcare and education in the Leicester area. This has been reflected in our consistently excellent Ofsted reports and our excellent reputation.


Shanklin Day Nursery



London Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by CT Skills


Lesley 07971102290

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator
  • Level 1 or 2 Functional Skills English (if required)
  • Level 1 or 2 Functions Skills maths (if required)
  • Level 1 or 2 Functional Skills ICT (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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