Apprentice Nursery Practitioner


Bambino Day Nursery
High Wycombe
South East
Karen Rotheram
40 Hours, 5 out of 7 days
15 Months plus 3 months end point assessment
Level 3 - Early Years Educator
30 June 2021
25 June 2021
Our nursery is a 5 minute drive (1.5 miles) from High Wycombe Railway Station, and a 5 minute drive (1.5 miles) from High Wycombe town centre, up the hill towards Terriers.  Our building is a fantastic converted lodge at Bambino Day Nursery in Wycombe. All of our rooms are open-plan with fantastic spaces for our children to grow and develop in. Our Wycombe nursery has lots of natural light and specially created features. These bright and airy rooms give our children lots of space to explore, play and learn. The nursery is very welcoming and has a particularly homely feel - which we love.

A fantastic opportunity has become available at Bambino's - High Wycombe . They are looking for an Apprentice Nursery Practitioner to join their setting, to fit well within their friendly team and learn skills on the job whilst supporting children’s play, learning & development.

Have you always wanted to work with children and truly make a difference in the lives of little people? If so, then please read on as we have a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring nursery nurse to join our team at Bambino's and enter into the world of early years education.

We would love you to join our team as we embark on accreditation to 'The Curiosity Approach', promoting awe and wonder in early childhood. This is a unique style of learning for children to be engaged in the joy of DOING rather than the end result.

Duties Will include

  • Caring for children
  • Preparing and maintaining environments to meet children's needs
  • Supporting children's play and learning
  • Supporting children's development
  • Adhere to all safeguarding practices
  • Preparing snacks and help with their feeding and cleaning
  • Planning and supervising child initiated and adult led activities.
  • Implementing the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Planning and providing effective teaching and learning in Early Years settings
  • Making accurate and productive use of assessment in Early Years Settings

As an apprentice you will be included on a Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship, this will involve a monthly meeting with a Regional Trainer.

What will be involved in your apprenticeship?

  • To undertake a developmental programme leading to an Early Years Qualification as part of an apprenticeship which is achieved within the given timescale
  • To actively participate in your own development plan working through the apprenticeship with the training provider and with the nursery setting too
  • To keep your mentor informed of your progress and to raise any concerns or issues 
  • Monthly meeting with a Regional Trainer from Babcock in your workplace to complete your apprenticeship.

Whilst on the apprenticeship you will be entitled to an NUS card
• A competitive training salary
• Ongoing personal and professional development
• 1 Week shut down at Christmas
• A great and friendly place to work
• The support of a very experienced team and Nursery Manager

This vacancy is for a permanent position, you will be offered fulltime employment upon the successful completion of the apprenticeship programme.
• Nursery work experience is preferable
• Good Communication
• Ability to use computer
• Adaptable
• The ability to work as part of a team
• Must be able to follow instructions from the room leader
GCSE Maths & English A-C/ 4-9 or equivalent is preferred but not essential
• Holds a passion for education and educating our children
• Believes in shaping a future for not only the children but themselves
• Is articulate & friendly
• Able to commit to the full apprenticeship programme
• Holds a passion for learning about Childcare and reliable to boot
You will be working 40 hours with the earliest start being 7.30am and latest finish time 6pm
For further information on this vacancy and to apply please click ‘apply’. At this point you will enter the Babcock Training website where you can review the job vacancy in more detail and apply. Please complete the application form. You will then be contacted by a recruiter and your details will be sent to the Employer. Any enquiries please contact Karen Rotheram 01704332144.