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Childcare Apprenticeship – NVQ Level 3 Nurture Nest Nursery Ltd

Your classroom days will be based online as a remote session which you will need to be fully available for, and your main apprenticeship work will be done in a nursery local to you.

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Closing date: 23 Oct 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

    Apprentices are required to be as flexible as possible to meet the needs of the business. The average working week will be between 30-40 hours, Monday to Friday. Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    56 weeks

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The main responsibilities of this job role will include:

  • Supporting the development of the childcare provision
  • Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures that the child learns whilst having fun
  • Assisting the facility in meeting OFSTED requirements
  • Being a team player
  • Providing challenging and stimulating activities for all children appropriately
  • Undertaking First Aid training as required
  • Undertaking training as appropriate to meet any changes in standards or appropriate legal requirements as required
  • Ensuring that all Health and Hygiene requirements are always adhered to  
  • Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery, access and attitude in aspects of service delivery and management
  • Working with teams across the Centre
  • Supporting children’s learning and development, including supporting planning and observations
  • Preparing and maintaining the environment and resources for the children
  • Preparation of food for breakfast, snack and afternoon tea
  • Supporting children’s self-help needs
  • Being creative and enthusiastic
  • Following safeguarding rules
  • Working within confidentiality guidelines

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Patience and a caring nature
  • At least 6 months recent experience of working full-time in a childcare setting

Personal qualities

Applicants should have a desire to develop and enhance their childcare skills whilst working in a supportive nursery setting. This role is ideal for anybody who has a genuine passion for working with children and that is keen to learn and progress in their own professional development. The successful applicant will be a positive role model and enthusiastic individual.

Desired qualifications

Successful applicants will:

  • Be a qualified Level 2 NVQ Childcare Practitioner
  • Have grade C/4 or above in English and maths GCSE, or equivalent, or Functional Skills Level 2
  • Have at least 6 months recent experience of working full-time in a childcare setting

Future prospects

Developing into a Level 3 practitioner, with the potential of a permanent position upon successful completion.

About the employer

Who Are We:

Nurture Nest Nursery is formed of a team of qualified, and more importantly caring, staff members whose focus is on nurturing your child’s potential; we believe that this is most important in their early years.

Our Mission:

Our mission is to provide a safe, stable and nurturing environment for all children and we believe that as they grow and prosper, so will our society.

What We Do:

We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and we ensure that we tailor it to the individual child’s needs, interests and stage of development. We believe all areas of learning and development are important and inter-connected. 


Nurture Nest Nursery Ltd



Gospel Lane


B27 7AJ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by SWIFTACI


Amy Langwith 0121 594 0453

Level 3 NVQ - Advanced Diploma Early Years Educator - Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months. You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the nursery.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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