Nursery Nurse Apprentice Sunny Smiles Day Nursery

We are looking for someone to join our Outstanding team working across our nursery. You will be supported throughout your course and be surrounded by an experienced team who will help and guide you to gain your qualification. You will be involved in planning and delivering high-quality care to our children and maintaining our very high standards.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 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 9am – 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Planning and delivering high-quality care and education to all children:

  • Helping to serve snacks and meals to meet the nutritional requirements of children
  • Working with all ages in the nursery with an opportunity to work with Forest School
  • Meeting the care needs of children

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

  • This is a work-based qualification with timetables classes. College attendance may be required for Functional Skills

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • We are keen for apprentices to continue onto Level 3 with a view to a permanent position in the nursery

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

Safeguarding is a priority and DBS checks will be undertaken and paid for by the company. Willingness to work as part of a team and you will need to be creative, a good communicator and have the motivation. You will be trained to high standards and have a positive outlook with a genuine love of children

About the employer

Private Day Nursery offering outstanding care for children from birth to 11 years. We have an extraordinary team who are dedicated to providing the best possible care. Our aim is to provide a happy, secure stimulating and caring environment which children can learn through play and discovery.


Sunny Smiles Day Nursery


45 Hawthorn Road



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below. Complete the form at the bottom of the vacancy with your details and attach a copy of your CV. A member of the Bury College Apprenticeship Team will then be in touch regarding your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2023