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Apprentice Nursery Nurse Practitioner Chestnuts Day Nursery

Our Outstanding nursery has an exciting opportunity for an apprentice. Are you warm, friendly and enthusiastic individual with a passion to start a career in childcare. You will work with staff to implement the EYFS, ensuring children receive a rich and stimulating play experiences. Enhanced DBS check will be required

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am and 6pm. Shifts - 8am/5pm or 9am/6pm,

    Total hours per week: 42.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • The role of the apprentice will include caring for the children's individual needs and care routines.
  • Support and shadow senior staff in their day to day duties.
  • Actively contributing and planning childcare activities with the nursery.
  • You will be able to develop effective positive working relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues.
  • Adhering to all company policies and procedures.

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

At the end of the apprenticeship you will gain your Early Years level 3 qualification
You will also be provided with an extensive induction programme and in-house training on a variety of subjects 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The Nursery is committed to the personal development of our staff.

Once you complete your level 3, you may be offered a permanent practitioner position and have the opportunity to progress. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade D/3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade D/3) Essential

About the employer

Chestnuts Day Nursery in Sale, Cheshire was founded in 1994 with a commitment to provide the highest standards of care and education. Chestnuts is a fully registered 40 place day nursery providing professional quality care and education for children aged from birth to 5 years.


Chestnuts Day Nursery


39A Harboro Road


M33 5AN



0161 973 1403

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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