Early Years Nursery Practitioner – Apprentice

Job title: Early Years Nursery Practitioner


Purpose of the job: We have an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join our team as a Early Years Nursery Practitioner. You will join an experienced and friendly team looking after children from 2 to 5 years within our unique playschool setting based in Ravenstone, Leicestershire.

Hours: Term time 35 hours per week
Monday 8.30am – 3.30pm
Tuesday 8.30am – 3.30pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 3.30pm
Thursday 8.30am – 3.30pm
Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm

Salary: £150.50 per week

The role:

  • The Apprentice Nursery nurse is to be trained to do the same post as a Nursery Nurse. To contribute to providing high quality childcare and education appropriate to the age and stage of development of the children. To maintain a safe, secure and caring environment. They perform an important role caring for children, maintaining a high-quality, stimulating learning environment. They are learning hands on how to be creative and reflective in their day to day practice and with support of the Manager and Deputy Manager are able to implement new ideas, and ensure all daily routines are adhered to. Alongside this, they will be completing all academic aspects of the apprenticeship.
  • To learn the setting’s procedures and protocols to ensure children and staff safety including confidentiality. To appreciate firsthand the importance of positive relationships with parent/carers and how to communicate effectively. The opportunity of training specific to the setting, and also staff meetings and team building activities.
  • Specifically, to our setting, an apprentice would understand and experience firsthand the importance and significance of learning through outdoor play and the long term benefits this has on both development and mental health.

Closing date: 29 October 2021

For more information and to apply online visit the Stephenson College website.