Nursery Apprentice Job at Oak Tree Day Nursery – in Wokingham
Childbase Partnership, rated the UKs number 1 best big company to work for, is looking to recruit an Apprentice to join the team in June / July at Oak Tree Day Nursery in Wokingham.
Work should be fun and we are looking for individuals who share that philosophy whilst providing children under 5 with a ‘Sound Foundation’ for life.
Your duties as an Apprentice Nursery Nurse will include:
Building positive relationships with the children, families, colleagues and internal/external professionals
Ensuring that each child’s wellbeing is met and that they thrive in a safe environment
Safeguarding all children in our care
Observing, monitoring and engaging in children’s play activities linked to the EYFS. Activities will support children’s language and literacy, art and design, numeracy and physical development
Keeping records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered
Learning how to provide high quality childcare to our children
Assisting in serving food to children, ensuring special dietary requirements are met
We offer a wide range of employee benefits at Childbase Partnership, including:
Cash rewards for going ‘Beyond Expectation’
Potential for an annual tax-free Partnership Dividend
22 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with the option to buy and sell leave
The pay rate is £5.55 per hour and you will work 37.5 hours a week. After 6 months, if you are aged 17 or above, your pay rate will increase to £9.00 per hour.
During your work-based apprenticeship with our in-house training academy, you will be allocated time to complete any relevant computer-based learning and there will be some studying at home. If you don’t already hold GCSEs graded A-C / 4-9 in English and Maths, you will be required to study for functional skills alongside your early year’s qualification.
A level 2 apprenticeship will last for approximately 12-15 months and a level 3 will last for 18-20 months. Upon completion, you will have the opportunity to apply for qualified roles in our local nurseries.
If you are enthusiastic and want a career in childcare then we would love to hear from you.
Successful applicants will need to provide ‘right to work in the UK’ documentation, undertake a DBS and provide at least two satisfactory references prior to commencing employment. If you have lived outside of the UK, EU or EAA in the last 3 years you may not be eligible for funding for an apprenticeship.
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Company: Oak Tree Day Nursery –
Company Location: Wokingham