We currently have a vacancy for a Nursery Nurse. We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and reliable person to contribute to the caring environment we provide for children within our care.

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Closing date: 31 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

    Monday to Friday 7.15am-6.00pm; Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Provide a safe, secure and welcoming environment for the children and their families
  • Willingness to be involved
  • Build relationships and liaise closely with parents and other professionals involved with the care of the children
  • Implement and deliver the curriculum
  • Contribute to planning
  • Ensure that the children’s needs are met by offering structure, care and stability
  • Work in partnership with other team members
  • Respecting the confidentiality and privacy of information

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Diploma in Early Years
  • Training will take place one day a week at Strode College, Street, Somerset
  • Strode College are managing the applications for this vacancy
  • First Aid qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Could lead to further training/employment within the childcare sector

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Patience


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

Things to consider

The ideal candidate would have the following qualities: Adaptable and flexible approach to working Awareness of necessity for boundaries Ability to use own initiative Commitment to equality of opportunities Ability to work calmly and with patience Good sense of humour

About the employer

Jabberwocky Childcare Centre is a Nursery and Preschool dedicated to providing the best that an Early Years setting has to offer in a colourful, spacious, purpose-built environment. We believe in creating magical places for children and engaging children’s curiosity and imagination to inspire lifelong learning in a safe, loving, enabling environment. We embrace the fact that all children are unique and special, and we strive to offer a programme of care and education that not only ensures children experience all areas of the ‘Foundation Stage Framework’ but that also appeals to every kind of learner.







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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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