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Nursery Practitioner Apprenticeship Goslings Nursery

Our Early Years Apprenticeships will develop your knowledge and skills, giving you the chance to earn and learn at the same time. We offer a competitive apprenticeship salary and as a caring company, we value our employees and provide constant opportunities to train and progress in your career. Your role will involve ensuring that children are in a safe environment and that their needs are met. You will also observe, monitor, and engage children in activities that will support their development in all the 7 areas of learning.

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Closing date: 23 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,003.84 to £15,808.00

    • Nationally recognised qualification • Competitive Salary • Gain a strong understanding of the childcare sector • Build your experience, knowledge and skills • Paid Exam Days **T&Cs apply • NUS, Oyster & Council Tax Discounts **T&Cs apply

    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 to Friday - 8 hour Shifts between - 07:30 - 18:00 with a 1 hour break.

    Total hours per week: 32.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a nursery apprentice you will expected to:

  • Build good relationships with children, parents, and your colleagues
  • Safeguard all children in our care
  • Ensure that children are in a safe environment and that their needs are met
  • Observe, monitor, and engage children in activities that will support their development in all the 7 areas of learning

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • The qualification you'll receive at the end of your training will be an NVQ Level 3 Early Years Educator. 
  • Paediatric First Aid course
  • The apprentice will do their training at the nursery premises and online.
  • The training will be one day a week.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successfully completing your apprenticeship you may be offered a permanent position at one of our nursery sites as a Level 3 Nursery Practitioner. We also provide ongoing training which could provide opportunities to progress towards room leader, deputy manager and manager positions.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent ICT (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Goslings Nursery is a family run Nursery where you will find attentive and caring people with distinctive talents who are all committed to providing exceptional care for the children in our care. We are a fast-moving, forward-thinking company that works towards an environmentally friendly digital and cloud based service instead of the industry traditional paper-based approach.


Goslings Nursery




SE15 3HL


Amber-Rose Buckfield

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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