Nursery Apprentice

Role Information

This role is designed for someone who has a keen interest in learning about the development of children in their early years and willing to undertake an Early Years Level 3 apprenticeship, in partnership with Chichester College. You will be support, trained and coached to carry out the same post as Level 3 Nursery Practitioner and work as part of the team under the direction of the Nursery Manager together to provide safe, high-quality education and care for young children which meets the individual needs of children attending the setting.

Purpose of the role
*To complete your ‘20% off the job training’ towards your apprenticeship each week and to organise time efficiently to be able to manage that yourself
*To complete all case studies and coursework to deadlines given by training provider
*To provide an exciting and wide activity programme. 
*To understand and respect the need for consistency of care
*To assist in providing a safe, supportive, and caring environment to ensure that all aspects of each individual child’s development are given full consideration
*To ensure that clean and hygienic standards are always maintained along with compliance to all Health & Safety policies and procedures
*To be proactive in the process of activity planning, child observation and development records on a regular basis
*To act as a key person for 1-2 children at an appropriate time throughout your apprenticeship
*To be involved in developing and delivering a stimulating and creative atmosphere within the nursery providing a wide activity programme for nursery sessions
*To maintain confidentiality about all issues related to children, their families, and the business
*Keeping all children safe from harm via monitoring and implementing sufficient safeguarding policies
*Working alongside Nursery Leadership Team to achieve excellent standards within the nursery
*To attend relevant training courses and meetings as required
*Working in partnership with families and providers

Typical working hours:  40 hours per week, between Monday – Friday. Four full days and one half day on a permanent contract, paid fortnightly at £9.50 per hour. 

The ideal candidate can demonstrate the following:
* GCSEs or key skills in Maths, English and ICT desirable
* Caring and nurturing attitude towards children
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

How we demonstrate our Butlin's values...
We care for each other: Little Learners is ALL about teamwork, we make sure that we look out for each other. We have high expectations with the upkeep of our environment, making it safe and secure for team and families.
We get stuck in: Painting, singing & dancing, messy play, mealtimes, toilet training, tantrums! We’ve got it all and we get stuck in to make sure that the children have the best experiences each day navigating their Early Years journey.
We create smiles: The joy on a child’s face when they accomplish something for the first time and the appreciation the parents have for us is like no other!

 The perks of working with us:

*Funded qualification development opportunities from Level 2 to Masters Degrees
*Free use of our pool and many other leisure facilities
*20% off food in our restaurants and take away
*Apply for free tickets for our box at the 02 Arena
*Subsidised food and drinks in our team diners
*Holidays Discounts of 20% for all your family & friends in Haven, Butlin's & Warner Leisure Hotels
*Subsidised OFSTED Nursery facilities available on resort
*Regular team incentives with great rewards.
*Opportunity to earn up to £1,000 when you refer friends to join our great team 
*Access to the Employee Assistance Programme including support for your wellbeing and free access to advice and expertise on financial and legal matters etc
*Fantastic discounts on loads of high street and online brands
*Team Member of the Month Awards
*Instant Recognition schemes with great rewards through our busiest times
*Long Service awards

We would love to hear from you if your skills match what we are looking for and you would like to part of our Nursery team.


Bognor Regis


Upper Bognor Road, Bognor Regis, West Sussex PO21 1JJ GBR



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Effective Date

15 June 2022

Expiration Date

1 July 2022