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Nursery Apprenticeship

Lifetime Training
£200 per week
Closing date
6 Feb 2022

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Education & Training
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
12-18 months
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Job Details

Your mission is to provide exceptional early years care in a safe, nurturing and fulfilling environment whilst inspiring children to unlock their full potential through key skills and values which will establish them as gifted citizens of the world.

- Be a reliable member of a team, working co-operatively and with flexibility, contributing positively to the development of the team environment.

- Work within the EYFS principles, adhere to and positively promote Snapdragons Nurseries policies and procedures.

- Treat each child as an individual and have a general understanding of childcare and child development.

- Observe each child's progress and report on interests and achievements, looking for progression and continuity.

- Share information about children's achievements and play with room staff.

- Develop positive and trusting relationships with children, parents, carers, staff and outside agencies.

- Assist with the supervision of children at play (indoor and outdoor), at rest and at mealtimes.

- Interact with children in an appropriate and structured way.

- Play alongside and with children to support their play.

- Under the guidance of the room leader, and following the guidelines of the EYFS framework and nursery policy, assist with lanning activities.

- Offer ideas and suggestions about activities and opportunities for children's play.

- Under the guidance of the room leader, assist with the creation of an enabling and attractive environment.

- Learn how to set up resources and activities in a way that is stimulating and excitingly presented for children.

- Ensure that the play area is clean and tidy at all times.

- Strictly adhere to the agreed nursery behaviour management policy and procedures, promoting positive behaviour at all times.

- Ensure that the designated member of staff for safeguarding or manager, is aware of any incidents affecting the welfare of the children in your care.

- Commit to developing and maintaining a multicultural, anti-racist, non-sexist environment respecting the children's individual differences and diversity.

If you are under 18 years old, you will be contracted 30 hours a week and work 5 days a week. Hours include 8am - 1pm and 1pm - 6pm.

If you are over the age of 18, you will be contracted 40 hours a week and work 4 days a week. Hours include 8am - 6pm, 8am - 1pm and 1pm - 6pm.

Both contracts will include an additional 5 hours for off the job training.

You will be paid £5 an hour for the first 6 months and then £6 an hour thereafter.

At Snapdragons Nursery, you will be working towards a Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship standard over the course of 15 months.


Lifetime provides award-winning apprenticeship programmes and expert strategy advice. We are specialists in delivering apprenticeships across the Business Services, Management, Health and Social Care, Early Years, Active Leisure, Hospitality and Retail sectors between levels 2 to 5. We’ve developed through organic growth and strategic acquisitions over the last 25 years to become the UK's largest national provider of apprenticeships. We support over 20,000 learners a year, using our extensive knowledge and robust resource. Our team of over 1,000 employees ensures that we provide high quality, national coverage. Lifetime's Head Office houses our Operations 'Support Hub', while our delivery teams of Regional Trainers, English and maths Tutors, Area Managers, and Quality Improvement Coaches are field-based throughout the UK. This ensures that we can offer nationwide coverage with local delivery.

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