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Nursery Apprentice Vacancy

To start September 2023

Initially 18 month fixed term contract. 30 hours a week (term time only). 

National Modern Apprenticeship Wage.

The aim of John Wilkinson Nursery is to equip children with skills and knowledge they need to explore and understand the world around them.  We believe that children grow and develop when they have access to a well-thought-out learning environment and engaged knowledgeable adults. 

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Nursery Apprentice to support our high quality, caring and stimulating environment.  You must be able to communicate well with children and parents, be flexible, creative and a good team player. 

Main roles and responsibilities will be to assist with the supervision of children at play (indoors and outdoors), and at mealtimes.  Assist with the delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage framework.  Take part in delivering the highest standards of care throughout the nursery and demonstrate a commitment to understanding how children develop. 

You will need to be accepted onto the apprenticeship scheme.   

Working hours – 30 hours a week (between 8am and 5.30pm Monday – Friday), which includes release time for completion of apprenticeship. 

John Wilkinson School and Nursery are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all applicants will be subject to relevant safeguarding checks prior to appointment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all school posts and detailed checks will be completed for suitability for working in schools. 

Closing Date for application:  27th February 2023

Interviews will be held on:   2nd March 2023