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Nursery Practitioner Apprentice GREEN LANE NURSERY LTD

Working with an "Outstanding" well-established nursery in Buxton. Learning how to look after children to a high standard whilst also working towards a level 3 qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The salary is calculated on the minimum hours being worked each week at a rate of £7 per hour. You will be provided with a uniform and have access to our loyalty bonus and discounted childcare.

  • Working week

    Minimum of 24 hours + training. Our opening times are 8am-6pm Monday - Friday, your actual working hours will be between these hours on a rota and will include off-the-job training.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Caring for children, providing them with stimulating activities 
  • Ensuring children are cared for
  • Providing children with snacks, meals, drinks etc

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

Early Years Educator level 3 Apprenticeship, this is an industry-standard, well-recognised qualification. You will receive full training in the workplace alongside regular workplace visits from your college assessor-mentor, you will also attend college every 6 weeks. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is potential for permanent employment and/or further training on the successful completion of your apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, An interest in the industry, Ability to learn from peers, A desire to learn


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent IT (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

Candidates will be subject to a DBS check. Please consider how you will get to work each day. College transport is available, subject to your location, for college days.

About the employer

Green Lane Nursery has a long-established reputation for homely, nurturing early years education, with practitioners caring for children as if they were their own.Our caring team of experienced practitioners have a professional love for all of our children. At Green Lane Nursery we offer a caring and nurturing place for your baby or child, where play is celebrated and smiles are everywhere. Our qualification levels are high, many practitioners have degrees and foundation degrees, and we support each other to continually improve. Every member of staff is fully trained in First Aid for children and babies; several are trained in the use of a defibrillator, which we have on site. We are OFSTED Outstanding.






SK17 9DP

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Training provider



Apprenticeships Team


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through Buxton & Leek College who will deliver the training for this Apprenticeship.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 25 Aug 2022