Nursery Apprentice High View Nursery

We are looking for a nursery apprentice to join High View Nursery, working with children 0-5 years. You will work as part of a team with support from our staff whilst you study for your childcare qualification. Candidates must have a genuine interest in childcare and be committed to pursuing a career in childcare.

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Closing date: 24 May 2024

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

    Hours between 7.00am - 6.00pm. Days to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 May 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Follow nursery policies and procedures
  • Work as part of a team
  • Use own initiative and follow nursery routines
  • Communicate with children, parents and colleagues
  • Follow nursery curriculum to assist with the planning of the curriculum using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) for guidance
  • Maintain daily records, ensure that adequate records are kept and updated regularly
  • Attend training and staff meetings and parents evenings
  • To actively participate at team meetings, supervision
  • To help to set up for the daily programme and to help tidy away at the end of the session
  • To advise the Manager of any concerns, e.g. health and well-being of children, parents or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary
  • To teach children, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulating play experiences
  • To ensure that children are kept safe and that you understand when to follow child protection procedures
  • To support mealtimes within the setting
  • To comply with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation

The training you will be getting

At the end of the apprenticeship you will achieve the L3 Early Years Educator standard.

The apprenticeship is all work place based.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Your apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position within our nursery.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) Essential

About the employer

High View Nursery is situated in Fulwell, Sunderland and we have been here since 2002. We pride ourselves on being a friendly and welcoming place for all families and children. We provide full and part-time, high quality day-care for children aged from 6 weeks – 5 years. As a nursery, we understand that each of our children and their families are different and we view this as a strength and an important part of our nursery. Each of our children is valued as an individual and so our activities, observations and progressing are geared towards this. All of our staff are fully trained and DBS checked and a lot of our staff have been with us for more than 15 years (some more than 20!) · Good strong continuous Ofsted performance · 5 star Food Hygiene · Nutritious and homemade meals prepared on site over a rolling 3 week menu · Opening hours of 7am - 6pm · We have a strong, experienced staff team (some with over 20 years service) · Online learning journals using Evidence Me. · Secure building and robust safeguarding policies and procedures · All staff DBS checked and qualified to work with children · We carry out parents evenings and place a lot of emphasis on talking to our parents on a daily basis


High View Nursery


2 Viewforth Terrace



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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

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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