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Nursery Nurse Apprentice THE LYME NURSERY LIMITED

The Lyme Nursery is looking to recruit a Childcare Modern Apprentice Level 2/3 qualified to join our long and well established team. We are located in Newcastle-under-Lyme in a beautiful Victorian setting with extensive outdoor play facilities close to the hospital; we cater for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years.

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Closing date: 23 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.50 - £311.85

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • The care and well-being of all children during the Nursery’s daily activities
  • The maintenance of clean and organised rooms and observing safety and security issues should they arise
  • Familiarity with and practice of all aspects of policy and procedure, particularly health and safety, within the Nursery
  • To engage in keyworker practice for individual children as allocated by the Team Leader. Keyworkers will be responsible for specific child diaries; EYFS planning; observations & next steps
  • Ensuring that all children are engaged in activities that promote their Early Learning Development; physical, intellectual, emotional, and social development (Early Years Foundation Stage - EYFS)
  • Monitoring and recording all children’s development (Early Years Foundation Stage - EYFS) and liaising with parents and managers accordingly and particularly with regard to specific concerns
  • Engage cohesively and supportively within the groups of child age teams in a manner where integrity, commitment and best example is paramount

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good team work
  • Good standard of English language

Personal qualities

  • Smart appearance
  • Good with children
  • Fun
  • Reliable
  • Punctual

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position for the right person.

About the employer

The Nursery is situated in a mature setting in beautiful Victorian surroundings. Our extensive outdoor play area, to the rear of the building is approximately 600m2 which includes lawned areas, a purpose built children's maze and safe-surface play area.





Lancaster Road



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Training provider

Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College


The Apprenticeship Hub 01782 254287

  • Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce
  • Functional Skills Level 1 ICT
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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