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Apprentice Nursery Practitioner at Glenangels Glenangels Nursery

This nursery is offering an apprenticeship to someone who is ready to learn their level 3 qualification. They are a small & friendly setting with experienced staff that can be mentors to the apprentices and they also have a Forest School on site each day that is run with two experienced Forest School Leaders, so a chance to learn about this.

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Closing date: 01 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    07.50am to 18.00pm Monday to Thursday

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    53 weeks

  • Possible start date

    02 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main duties:

  • To implement and promote all Glenangels policies and the staff rules
  • To have an understanding of children's development, their needs and the provision of positive play
  • To demonstrate a genuine care for children
  • To care for and supervise the group of children assigned to them
  • To ensure their safety at all times
  • To take an interest in the children and their families, to treat them as individuals and with respect at all times
  • To create an interesting and stimulating environment for the child to develop all their skills
  • To provide, at all times, a warm and caring environment for babies and to be as consistent as possible regarding that environment
  • To provide support for any children with special needs and to liaise with senior members of staff to promote their welfare and development
  • To ensure positive management of children’s behaviour
  • To carry out housekeeping duties as appropriate
  • To ensure the ethos, implementation and legal requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • To support a commitment to the theory and practice of equal opportunities
  • To ensure an adherence to the health and safety policy relating to the provision of play
  • To support senior members of staff to ensure put appropriate child protection procedures into practice
  • To ensure that all information pertaining to Glenangels, its operation, children, staff and parents remains confidential
  • To support all co-ordinators e.g. SENCO and equal opportunities in their duties
  • To be flexible and adaptable, to assist in all areas of nursery work and to provide support for other members of staff
  • To assist in the keeping of development records and observations and accident, incident and risk assessment records as appropriate
  • To be able to think and act quickly in a stressful or emergency situation and to be aware of the correct procedures
  • To attend staff meetings and training courses as directed by senior managers
  • To attend regular out of hours training sessions as directed by course tutors in order to complete level 3 childcare qualification
  • To work as part of that team and contribute positively to the staff team
  • To provide a role model of good practice to other members of staff
  • To go about your duties with a positive and enthusiastic attitude - to be organised, efficient, confident, hardworking and conscientious
  • To promote at all times good relations between staff members, parents and children, and at all times promote the good name and ethos of Glenangels
  • To cover any other staff responsibilities as appropriate at the request of the manager, particularly taking into account that unforeseen situations can occur when looking after children and that the child's care and welfare is paramount at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Relevant skills for working with groups of children aged 0-5 years
  • To demonstrate that you can read effectively and are able to communicate clearly and accurately in spoken and written standard English

Personal qualities

  • Be very dynamic to be very hands on as we are like a childminding setting, so very homely

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE's grade C/4 in maths and English or equivalent

Future prospects

To continue and further a career in childcare. 

Things to consider

The person should be able to drive or have access to own form of transport or be able to be dropped by car as public transport is not accessible. 

About the employer

Glenangels are a small family run nursery based in Cobham. Glenangels look after children aged 6 months to 5 years old. They are a friendly setting with experienced staff that can be mentors to apprentices.  Glenangels are looking to take on an apprentice who is ready to train in their Level 3 qualification and to join their team.


Glenangels Nursery


Glen Anton

Horsley Road


KT11 3JZ

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Training provider

JACE Training Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Jace Training & Assessment


Sue Cornish 02087738146

Apprentices must successfully complete a Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification. Please refer to the DfE list of approved EYE qualifications:

Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking their end point assessment.  For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeships English and maths minimum requirements are Entry Level 3, and the British Sign Language qualification is an alternative to English qualifications for apprentices for whom this is their primary language.

Apprentices must successfully complete the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid. (RQF) or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) Or complete a first aid course delivered by one of the following types of organisations as per the EYFS requirements. Voluntary aid society, member of trade body with an approval and monitoring system, or acknowledged by the Health and Safety Executive

The training will be delivered by JACE Training 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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