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Nursery Nurse Apprentice - Fixed Term

Future Schools Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F43-186-S
  • Posted:20/06/2022
  • Pay:National Minimum Apprentice Wage
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:04/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:July 2022

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Contract Type: Apprenticeship - completing Level Two or Level Three in Childcare qualification

Hours: 37 hours, 5 days per week (40 weeks per year), term time only.

Tiger Cubs Day Nursery are looking for a Nursery Nurse Apprentice, the successful applicant will be a motivated and enthusiastic individual with the ability to use their own initiative. 

The main duties of the role include:

  • Ensuring the children are cared for in a happy, safe and stimulating  environment.
  • Working in partnership with parents and also fellow colleagues.
  • Maintaining child development and observation records.
  • Following and implementing all policies and procedures set out by the nursery.
  • Ensuring the key person approach is fully instilled in every day practice.
  • The successful candidate will train towards either their Level 2 or 3 Childcare qualification. For details of these qualifications please use the following link: https://www.education.gov.uk/eypqd/qualification-search.aspx


Applicants will need to demonstrate some recent experience in a child care setting which can be referenced and able to demonstrate their knowledge of the developmental and learning needs of young children.  You will also need to be a positive role-model to colleagues, students and visitors to the nursery.

 The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Applicants must want to pursue a career in childcare
  • Strive to be a team player
  • Be self-motivated in both their studies and work place
  • Show enthusiasm in learning how to create a stimulating, fun, inviting and caring learning environment for young children.
  • Trustworthy
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Committed
  • Motivated and polite with a smart appearance

 Benefits include:

  • Apprenticeship training delivered at your workplace to achieve a nationally recognised certificate
  • Competitive apprentice wage
  • Career guidance with opportunities for progression
  • Access to Kent Rewards
  • Term time only contract

 Additional Detail

As of 1st April 2021, the NMW for Apprentices is £4.30 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.


Information about the trust

Future Schools Trust is a visionary organisation comprised of two secondary academies, a sixth form, primary school and a nursery school. Occupying state-of-the-art facilities our objective is to secure the very best educational opportunities for the young people we serve. We pride ourselves in being innovative in changing the face of education. If you are an ambitious, motivated and enthusiastic team player, we want to hear from you.

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).