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An exciting opportunity to be part of the Oaks Nursery department providing a high standard of childcare and education for children across the age range of 0-5 years. The right candidate will be proactive, organised, motivated, think on their feet, enthusiastic and support the day-to-day successful running of our busy nursery environment.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Ensure close supervision of all children within the nursery at all times
  • Ensure that parents/carers are well informed of their children’s progress
  • Providing a high-quality play and learning environment for the children
  • To support other nursery staff in their daily practice
  • Make secure bonds with children, particularly when settling new children
  • Be willing to carry out any other duties required in the role

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

  • Early Years Educator Level 3 
  • Maths and English Functional Skills Level 2

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible permanent position upon completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Enthusiasm, Flexible, Time-keeping


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 or above) Essential

About the employer

The Oaks Day Nursery is committed to working with children and families in a respectful and supportive way that values the diversity of the community it serves, and provides an environment which enables children to develop to their full potential.


Oaks Nursery


Park Wood Road



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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