Early Years Apprentice Cuddles and Care Children's Day Nursery

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our ever expanding team at Cuddles and Care. The role will be varied and exciting giving you an opportunity to work within a busy and bright nursery where children's care, development and learning is at the centre of everything we do.

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Closing date: 12 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    National Minimum Wage for apprentices will rise to £5.28 in April 2023

    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- Friday, various shifts and hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    17 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are currently looking to recruit an apprentice to become part of our nursery team at Cuddles and Care. We are in a position to offer 1 apprenticeship in our nursery and would welcome applications from people looking to develop or create a career within Early Years Education.

Duties will include:

  • Supporting the daily routine of the nursery
  • Providing a fun, safe and nuturing environment
  • Working as a team
  • Planning and delivering activities

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

As part of the apprenticeship training programme, you will attend Strode College once a week. This will enable you to understand the knowledge that underpins our practice and support your achievement of the diploma as well as maths and English if required.

Through the apprenticeship you will gain a Level 3 diploma in Children's Learning and Development.

Strode College will be managing the applications for this vacancy.

A first aid qualification in line with the requirements of the EYFS Framework.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will be part of a highly skilled and motivated work force this will give you the opportunity to grow and develop ready to work within the childcare sector.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

About the employer

Cuddles and Care Nursery is based in Wells, Somerset offering full day care and education for babies from 3 months to 4 years.


Cuddles and Care Children's Day Nursery


Ministry House

Rowdens Road



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Training provider



Suzie Drew


01458 844419

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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