An opportunity to join our busy dedicated team providing care and support for our children in the nursery. You will be planning activities to ensure the progress and development of the children. You will also gain a recognised level 3 qualification.

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Closing date: 29 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday various shifts to be confirmed. Between the hours of 7.45am and 6.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To assist the nursery team with the children and the administration in the Pre-Nursery
  • To promote the work and image of the Nursery by always maintaining high standards of personal appearance and adopting a friendly, professional approach to parents, members of the public and the wider community
  • To promote high standards, progression, continuity, and quality of learning
  • To observe children as individuals and in groups and monitor behaviour progress and possible developmental needs
  • To adhere to the nursery’s policies with special reference to the learning support, safeguarding and child protection, equal opportunities policies, and to help promote inclusion in the school
  • Planning activities to ensure the progress and development of the children
  • Overseeing activities of the children in order to ensure their safety
  • To maintain, repair and clean any equipment e.g., books, aprons, dressing-up clothes, toys, games etc. and to tidy up after use
  • To be concerned with the general welfare of the children, including matters relating to personal hygiene and health
  • Supervising the children at all snack and meal times to ensure dietary needs are met

The training you will be getting

  • An Early Years Educator Level 3 and First Aid qualification will be achieved upon completion
  • Training will be one day a week at Strode College, Street, Somerset
  • Strode College will be managing the applications for this vacancy

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A permanent role may be available for the right candidate

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, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Childcare (Grade Pass) Essential

About the employer

A childcare provider in the centre of Glastonbury




The Hub, 2 Orchard Court

Archers Way



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Lyndsey Bath



Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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