Nursery Educator Apprentice JACK & JILL DAY NURSERY LTD

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a fantastic company and begin your career in the Childcare industry. Apply today for your chance to become a new Apprentice at Jack and Jill Day Nursery. Apprentice will be working and interacting directly with children on a day-to-day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 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 either 9am until 6pm or 8am until 5pm, with a 1-hour lunch.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To encourage the Children to develop their speaking and listening skills by always interacting with them
  • To maintain a face and secure environment
  • To assist at mealtimes
  • To attend Staff Meetings
  • To undertake apprenticeship training and other courses deemed necessary
  • To be familiar with and put in to practice the nursery’s policies and procedures
  • To work within a team in your room and within the nursery as a whole
  • To adhere to the dress code of the nursery (uniform provided)
  • To respect confidentiality of the nursery
  • To undertake other duties reasonably requires by the management in the running of the nursery
  • Ensure that the children within your group are always safe
  • Cleaning and tidying in the setting

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

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship standard:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification
  • Training to take place at Northampton College, NN3 3RF - 1 day a week

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential for a full-time position once the apprenticeship is complete and progression within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Good natured, Friendly, Patient, Understanding, Willingness to Learn, Flexible


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential

Things to consider

Full in-house and ongoing support and training such as E-Learning and on the job training.

About the employer

Our Nursery was first opened in 1986, in a converted Victorian House in Rushden, In January moved to a larger more suitable premises on Moor Road. We provide quality day care for up to 90 children in light, spacious rooms, The Lion Cub Room is designed for babies up to around 17 months of age, our Zebra Room from 18 months to 2.5 years of age, our Giraffe Room from 2.5 to 3 years of age and our Penguin Room for Pre School children. We have also recently added a small SEN Unit to support children with additional needs. Each room is superbly equipped for the relevant age group and provide quiet, relaxing areas as well as stimulating fun zones. Our Large outdoor areas offer fantastic opportunities for all ages.






NN10 9TP

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Training provider



Isobel McColgan

01604 734138

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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