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We are a nursery in Watford looking for a full time Nursery Nurse Apprentice. If you have a passion for childcare and are interested in earning while you learn on the job, we would love to meet you. This advert is set as a level 2 however, a level 3 will be considered depending on prior experience.

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

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Closing date: 22 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    36.15 Hours Per Week. Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 36.15

  • Expected duration

    20 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Main duties:

  • To work as a good team member alongside our friendly and caring team. To support them with making sure the environment is simulation and exciting in order to encourage and support the development of children
  • To plan, organise and carry out planned activities for children. You will have a small key-group which will be supported with your mentor at all times
  • Join in with children play using good communication throughout and extending their learning
  • Support with settling in new children and interacting with parents and maintaining good communications
  • To maintain children’s records and carry out observations with full support from mentor- ensuring children are developing accordingly
  • Making sure the environment is safe, clean and tidy throughout the day. Supporting staff to set up the room and tuff trays at the start of each day and to tidy/clean the rooms to a high standard at the end of each day
  • Attend training when needed
  • Attend regular team meetings/team activities
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are followed and implemented in the setting
  • To always maintain confidentiality within the setting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication
  • Good time keeping
  • Organisation
  • Good Team player

Personal qualities

  • Passion to work with children
  • Respectful towards others beliefs and religions
  • Punctual
  • Honestly
  • Creative

Desired qualifications


Future prospects

A full time job opportunity as a nursery practitioner and opportunities to work up to different roles within the nursery eg Room leader.

Things to consider

  • Term-Term only based nursery- 2 setting based in Watford
  • Lots of training provided to all staff
  • Full support from management team
  • Monday to Thursday 7.45am-4.30pm
  • Fridays 7.45am- 12.30pm
  • Level 3 depending on prior experience

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

About the employer

The Building Blocks Preschool & Nurseries mission is to make every single day count. Whether the children are learning through play or structured activities, we aim for all children to have equal access to play and education, to narrow the gap in all children's learning. We strive to maintain a safe, friendly and calm environment with a happy atmosphere.




1st Scout Hut

Durban Road East


WD18 0RN

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd


Jade Gilbert 02392984163

  • Level 2 in Childcare 
  • Maths and English if you need to complete
  • First Aid Training
  • Safeguarding Training

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Jun 2022