Childcare Apprenticeships

Apprentice Nursery Practitioner

Springwood is a private day nursery. We provide care away from your family home for children from birth to five years.
We offer full or part-time sessions for up to 73 children, 32 of which are pre-school children. The nursery is set on beautiful grounds and has a large play area, spacious and airy rooms. We provide:

Summary

Key Duties

To supervise and play with the children

To oversee activities which cover all 7 areas of children’s development

To support children in all 7 areas of development helping them to reach their full potential

To liaise with and support parents and carers

Support all staff and engage in a good staff team

Ensure good hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times

Develop and maintain good relationships and communication with parents/carers to facilitate day to day caring needs of the children

To ensure all children are signed in and out of the register by their parent/carer

To ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children

Ensure all nursery policies and procedures are adhered to

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Maths and English 3 or above 

Personal qualities

  • Commitment
  • Punctual
  • Friendly
  • Reliable
  • Willingness to learn
  • Motivated
  • Flexible with hours
  • Must be able to use own initiative
  • Practical approach

Qualifications required

Good communication skills

Verbal and listening skills

Organisational skills

Creative thinking skills

Future prospects

Further training and full time employment

Things to consider

Please consider early start times DBS Check

Training to be provided

Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce

Level 2 Technical Certificate

Level 1 Functional Skills in English, maths, and ICT (where applicable)

Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

About the employer

Springwood Nursery

Springwood is a private day nursery. We provide care away from your family home for children from birth to five years. We offer full or part-time sessions for up to 73 children, 32 of which are pre-school children. The nursery is set on beautiful grounds and has a large play area, spacious and airy rooms. 

Address

Springwood Nursery School, 50 Chapel Road, Penketh

WARRINGTON

Cheshire

WA5 2NU