Apprentice Nursery Nurse The Sir Donald Bailey Academy

We are currently seeking an Apprentice Nursery Nurse to join an enthusiastic team at The Sir Donald Bailey Academy to complete an Early Years Educator Apprenticeship. You will ensure the children are cared for in a happy, secure and stimulating environment.

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Closing date: 10 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages will be National Minimum Wage for Age

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 3.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include, but will not be limited to;

  • Support and understanding of child development
  • Safeguard the welfare of children
  • support, develop and maintain relationships with children
  • communicate with children
  • Support children’s positive behaviour and respond to inappropriate behaviour
  • Understand the needs of children who may be experiencing poverty and disadvantage

For further information, or help with your application, please contact Ruby on 07768 486182 or

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

The Apprentice will work towards their Apprenticeship Standard in Early Years Educator Level 3, including paediatric first aid.

Training will take place in the workplace with regular visits from an assigned assessor. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

If any Childcare Assistant positions come available after apprenticeship they are welcome to apply.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Professional


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade A*/9 – C/4) Essential

Things to consider

Willing to undergo a compulsory DBS check.

About the employer

The Sir Donald Bailey Academy is an Academy with a Foundation Stage and Pre-School. Set within the Nottinghamshire Local Education Authority we cater for children from ages 2 – 11 years.


The Sir Donald Bailey Academy


The Sir Donald Bailey Academy Bailey Road


NG24 4EP

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Training provider



Ruby or Margaret in the Apprenticeships Team

01522 876284

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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