Childcare Advanced Apprentice The Wolds Day Nursery

This is an amazing opportunity to work in a childcare setting, providing care, mainly within the baby room.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    37.5hrs PW. Mon– Fri, 9am – 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Apr 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To contribute a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for all children in the nursery
  • To give support to other team members throughout the nursery
  • To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment on which individual children can play, learn and develop
  • Work with and support children
  • Work as part of a team
  • Build and maintain strong partnerships with parents

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Enthusiastic approach
  • A willingness to learn
  • Positive communication

  • Ability to adapt and take instruction

Personal qualities

  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • To be able to demonstrate empathy and warmth
  • A good work ethic and sense of pride in the their role
  • Desire to achieve high standards
  • A team player  

Qualifications required

GCSE (or equivalent) grade A-C in GCSE Maths and English are essential for this role. GCSE (or equivalent) ICT is desirable. 

Future prospects

Possibility of applying for a full time position within the company, if there is availability.

Things to consider

You must be able to travel to the setting on a daily basis. You will have 1 hour for lunch.

About the employer

We are a small, private group dedicated to providing the highest standards of childcare and Early Years education. In Autumn 2012, the nursery was rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, a tribute to the dedication and hard work of our caring staff team. Wolds Childcare operates across South Nottingham with a team of dedicated, experienced, highly qualified and caring childcare professionals including two Early Years teachers.


The Wolds Day Nursery


Old Melton Road




NG12 5NH

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Training provider

  • You will be working towards your Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner (Early Years Educator).
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Health and Safety
  • Diversity and Safeguarding

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Access Training


Adelle Preece

Other information

As of the 1st October 2015 the Apprentice NMW is £3.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

Please note a direct approach to this employer will result in the application being disqualified. All applications for this vacancy must be through apprenticeship vacancies.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017